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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 85 – Craig Zadan and Neil Meron

8/14/2016
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Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, Producers, discuss the status of Bombshell, how to get the biggest names to agree to your project, and more.

Duration:00:49:46

Episode 84 – Barry Weissler

8/7/2016
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Barry Weissler, Tony Award-Winning Producer, discusses his journey from actor to director to bullfighter, what he thinks about movies studios entering the Broadway game, and more.

Duration:00:28:23

Episode 83 – Brian Mahoney

7/31/2016
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Brian Mahoney, Vice President of Ticket Sales at the Shubert Organization, discusses the evolution of the Broadway ticket discount, the Hamilton ticketing phenomenon, and more.

Duration:00:40:21

Episode 82 – Steven Pasquale

7/25/2016
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Broadway Star Steven Pasquale discusses why auditioning is “the worst experience in the world,” his thoughts on the actor’s role in the developmental process, and more.

Duration:00:33:06

Episode 80 – Sue Frost and Randy Adams

7/10/2016
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Tony-winning Producers Sue Frost and Randy Adams discuss how they’ve learned to divide and conquer their producing duties, how their partnership began, and more.

Duration:00:40:40

Episode 79 – Bartlett Sher

7/4/2016
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Tony-winning Director Bartlett Sher discusses his rehearsal process, what he looks for in the audition room, and more.

Duration:00:31:03

Episode 78 – Peter Lawrence

6/26/2016
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Tony Award-winning Stage Manager Peter Lawrence discusses was a Stage Manager actually does, what he thinks the “best Broadway year” was, and more.

Duration:00:34:35

Episode 77 – Stephen Byrd

6/19/2016
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Tony-nominated Producer Stephen Byrd discusses diversifying Broadway, Tony campaigning, and more.

Duration:00:27:43

Episode 76 – Paul Libin

6/14/2016
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Paul Libin, Executive Vice President of Jujamcyn Theaters, discusses how Marilyn Monroe once helped him book a theater, how labor negotiations have changed over the years, and more.

Duration:00:43:41

Episode 75 – André Bishop

6/5/2016
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André Bishop, Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Theater, discusses why he never considers the audience when picking shows for his theaters, how he chooses directors for his projects, and more.

Duration:00:45:29

Episode 74 – Lonny Price

5/29/2016
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Tony-nominated Actor/Writer/Director Lonny Price discusses Merrily We Roll Along, recording stage performances, and more.

Duration:00:45:31

Episode 73 – Ben Stanton

5/22/2016
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Tony-nominated lighting designer Ben Stanton discusses his thoughts on projection design in theater, how LED lights are affecting the industry, and more.

Duration:00:42:31

Episode 72 – Phil Birsh

5/15/2016
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Phil Birsh, President of Playbill, discusses why Playbill doesn’t have message boards, how producing is like horse racing, and more.

Duration:00:41:06

Episode 71 – John Doyle

5/8/2016
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Tony-winning Director John Doyle discusses the difference between directing in New York and London, which actors drive him crazy, and more.

Duration:00:49:43

Episode 70 – Leigh Silverman

5/4/2016
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Tony-nominated Director Leigh Silverman discusses how she decides if a new play is “viable,” why she makes her designers act, and more.

Duration:00:41:05

Episode 69 – Meredith Blair

4/24/2016
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Meredith Blair, President of The Booking Group, discusses how touring has changed over the last 20 years, Producer/Presenter negotiations, and more.

Duration:00:38:43

Episode 68 – Stephen Flaherty

4/18/2016
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Tony Award-winning Composer Stephen Flaherty discusses how to get through writer’s block, why not having his first shows produced was a good thing, and more.

Duration:00:52:44

Episode 67 – Bruce Lazarus

4/10/2016
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Bruce Lazarus, Executive Director of Samuel French, discusses how licensing theater is like playing video games, how Samuel French is fighting online piracy, and more.

Duration:00:45:25

Episode 66 – Adrian Bryan-Brown

4/4/2016
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Broadway Press Agent Adrian Bryan-Brown discusses how being a press agent is similar to being a playwright, what Broadway press will look like in 20 years, and more.

Duration:00:38:23