Get Off Your Musical Theater High Horse

Date April 2, 2012

I was sitting in on tech of a Broadway show the other day and I got to hear the fabulously talented director give the cast some words of wisdom before their first preview. His advice…? DON’T BE SMUG. He reminded them that audiences can tell when actors are feeling like they are smarter than everyone [...]

Porgy & Bess For A New Generation On Broadway

Date January 17, 2012

Last week, The Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess, my latest Broadway co-producing endeavor, opened on Broadway. It was a thrilling evening. The cast, including the extraordinary Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier, brought down the house and I have to admit, I enjoyed rubbing shoulders with some of my favorite celebs including Angela Lansbury, [...]

Where there’s a will there’s Broad-way

Date April 20, 2011

Though everyone agrees long distance romantic relationships seldom work, the same is not true for musical theater collaborations.  In fact, though you may think you can’t write, produce or cast a musical from a different city than the people you’re working with — you’d be wrong. Not only are we living in a new technological [...]

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