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Ken Davenport's popular blog, TheProducersPerspective.com, is now a podcast! On each episode, Tony Award Winning Broadway Producer Ken Davenport interviews a Broadway industry professional to get their perspective on The Great White Way.

Ken Davenport's popular blog, TheProducersPerspective.com, is now a podcast! On each episode, Tony Award Winning Broadway Producer Ken Davenport interviews a Broadway industry professional to get their perspective on The Great White Way.
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New York City, NY

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Ken Davenport's popular blog, TheProducersPerspective.com, is now a podcast! On each episode, Tony Award Winning Broadway Producer Ken Davenport interviews a Broadway industry professional to get their perspective on The Great White Way.

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English


Episodes

Episode 158 – John Weidman

9/9/2018
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3 Time Tony-Nominated Book Writer, John Weidman discusses how law school helped him become a better playwright, collaborating with Sondheim, and more!

Duration:00:38:29

Episode 157 – Rebecca Taichman

6/3/2018
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Tony Award-Winner Rebecca Taichman discusses balancing life as a director, her rehearsals, and whether or not being a female director has changed with the times.

Duration:00:37:49

Episode 156 – David Lindsay-Abaire

5/20/2018
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Pulitzer Prize-Winner, David Lindsay-Abaire, discusses what led him to become a playwright, and how he’s kept his skills honed for all these years.

Duration:00:33:41

Episode 155 – Nelle Nugent

5/6/2018
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Nelle Nugent, one of Broadway’s most prolific play Producers, discusses her life as a woman in a male-dominant industry, how she worked her way to the top, and much more!

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 154 – Lisa Kron

4/22/2018
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Lisa Kron, Tony Award Winning Writer, discusses why her early writing horrified her and how she got better, how performing stand-up helped hone her stage writing, and more.

Duration:00:38:05

Episode 153 – Warren Leight

4/8/2018
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Warren Leight, Tony Winner & Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Showrunner, discusses how a lie about loving horror movies led to him writing one . . . and why you might want to fib a little too, why he binge writes, and more.

Duration:00:30:36

Episode 151 – Michael Korie

3/25/2018
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Michael Korie, Tony Nominated Lyricist, discusses why he never speaks his lyrics out loud when working with a composer on a song, why he does so much research for his shows and why you should too, and more.

Duration:00:35:22

Episode 150 – Danny Burstein

3/11/2018
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Danny Burstein, Six-Time Tony Award Nominated Actor, discusses why he thinks of himself like a Plumber, when Writers and Directors should listen to Actors and why, and more.

Duration:00:33:18

Episode 149 – Charles LaPointe

2/25/2018
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Charles LaPointe, Broadway Hair and Wig Designer, discusses how he learned by doing, not by studying, and why this is important no matter WHAT you want to do in life, from making wigs to making musicals, where they get all the hair for these wigs, and more.

Duration:00:30:30

Episode 148 – Sergio Trujillo

2/11/2018
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Sergio Trujillo, Tony Nominated Choreographer, discusses how he got the courage to audition for a dance show, having never taken a dance class in his life, his message to the politicians in NYC, and more.

Duration:00:34:53

Episode 147 – Walter Bobbie

1/28/2018
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Walter Bobbie, Tony Award Winning Director, discusses how he knew he wasn’t long for life as an actor, the importance of a “safe room” for his actors on any play, and more.

Duration:00:36:47

Episode 146 – Sheryl Kaller

1/21/2018
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Sheryl Kaller, Tony-nominated Director, discusses what Bob Fosse “fought for” in his direction, and how that inspired her, how she never felt like a female Director while she was in school . . . but only when she got into the business, and how that has changed (or not) since then, and more.

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 145 – Jonathan Lomma

1/14/2018
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Jonathan Lomma, Powerhouse Literary Agent to the Stars, discusses his theory of how musicals changed after 2001, how an emerging writer gets on his radar, and more.

Duration:00:33:00

Episode 144 – Pam MacKinnon

1/7/2018
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Pam MacKinnon, Tony Award-Winning Director, discusses how she went from pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science to a career in directing, why Broadway shows not slated for Broadway that end up there have an advantage, and more.

Duration:00:32:53