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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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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

194 – Mark Sendroff

9/16/2019
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Mark Sendroff started his law career at the firm of Bomser & Oppenheim in 1975 and moved to the firm of Gottlieb, Schiff, Ticktin & Sternklar in 1979, eventually becoming a partner until that firm’s dissolution in 1995, at which time he founded Sendroff & Associates, P.C. In January 2007, he and entertainment lawyer, Jason Baruch, ... read more

Duration:00:39:21

193 – Julie Halston

9/8/2019
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This week’s #SongwriterOfTheWeek is Zack Zadek! If you enjoyed the outro music in this episode, go on over to www.ZackZadek.com for more tunes. This episode is sponsored by Sunlight Studios. Use the code DAVENPORT by October 10 to save on renting studio space. Keep up with me: @KenDavenportBway This podcast was edited by Stanley Wiercinski. www.theproducersperspective.com

Duration:00:43:43

192 – Chad Beguelin

6/3/2019
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Chad, the multi-talented and multi-nominated book writer/lyricist of shows like Aladdin, The Wedding Singer, Elf, and this season’s breakout original hit, The Prom, talks about his experience with failure, writing original musicals versus adaptations, and how to have confidence as a writer. We are taking a break on this podcast! Don’t worry . . . ... read more

Duration:00:37:39

191 – Warren Carlyle

5/26/2019
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Kiss Me Kate‘s Warren Carlyle, nominated this season for Best Choreography, talks about how his dance journey started, what made him hang up his dance belt and turn to choreography, and his transition from the West End to Broadway.

Duration:00:32:45

190 – Paul Gordon

5/19/2019
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Check out this week’s podcast featuring composer and lyricist Paul Gordon. He discusses how his successful career writing pop songs eventually led him to Daddy Long Legs and Jane Eyre, how he gets his ideas, and why he started StreamingMusicals.com.

Duration:00:41:40

189 – Robert Horn

5/12/2019
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Robert Horn, the writer behind the show nominated for 11 Tony Awards this season (including Best Book of a Musical!), talks Tootsie and more. Through his experience writing for both TV and on Broadway, he has learned what makes something funny and exactly how to find it.

Duration:00:30:56

188 – Josh Bergasse

5/10/2019
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Josh Bergasse, who earned On the Town a Tony nomination for Best Choreography, talks about his history with dance, how he creates his own luck, and how to work through pressure. Plus, he lets us in on his creative process and discusses why choreographers should be engaged early on in musicals.

Duration:00:36:05

187 – Michael Mayer

4/28/2019
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In this episode, Michael Mayer talks about his experience directing Tony-award winning shows, including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Spring Awakening, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Michael also discusses how after all that, he can still feel like a fraud, and how he gets through those feelings when starting a new show.

Duration:00:43:23

186 – Dominique Morisseau

4/21/2019
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Check out this episode of the podcast featuring Playwright, Dominique Morisseau. Listen to her talk about why she’s cautiously optimistic about where we are and where we’re headed with diversity in the arts, why she doesn’t read reviews, and her take on the term “emerging artist.”

Duration:00:30:53

185 – Julia Jordan

4/14/2019
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Listen to Playwright and gender parity advocate Julia Jordan chat about why she thinks about her audience when she writes, the shocking statistics about gender in the theater, what Broadway means to her, and more!

Duration:00:40:10

184 – Jason Moore

4/8/2019
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This week on the podcast, Jason Moore talks about the fastest path to success for a Director, what Broadway and Hollywood can learn from each other, what it’s like to direct a bio-musical, and more!

Duration:00:37:13

184 – Meryl Streep

3/31/2019
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This week’s episode features 3 time Academy Award Winner, Meryl Streep. Give it a listen to hear Meryl talk about how she chooses material, the importance of playing a diverse set of roles, and why she would consider starring in a revival of Mamma Mia!

Duration:00:01:33

183 – Jennifer Tepper

3/24/2019
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This week on the podcast, Jennifer Tepper talks about what her dream job is, how she got started producing, and more!

Duration:00:28:44

182 – Jason Alexander

3/17/2019
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This week’s episode features Jason Alexander. Check it out to hear all about how he got his start acting, what Broadway can learn from the film industry, and how actors play a part in the creation of a TV show, play, or musical.

Duration:00:52:53

181 – Hillary Blanken

3/10/2019
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Hillary Blanken joins this week to talk about what the best directors do during previews, being a woman in a backstage world dominated by men, and much more!

Duration:00:29:03

180 – Stephen Oremus

3/3/2019
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This week, Stephen Oremus chats with Ken about how working with Lada Gaga differs from working with Stephen Schwartz, his role in the creative process, and much, MUCH more!

Duration:00:38:03

179 – Joan Marcus

2/24/2019
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On this week’s episode, Joan talks about the keys to a great theater photo, keeping up with tech in the arts, and much more! Check it out!

178- Sean Cercone

2/17/2019
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Broadway Licensing President Sean Cercone discusses the most important characteristics of a popular show in the high school market, how to market a show for licensing, and more!

Duration:00:36:24

177- Tom Viertel

2/10/2019
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On this week’s podcast, Tom Viertel discusses the most important skill a Producer can have, what real estate and Broadway producing have in common, and much more!

Duration:00:53:06

176- Maury Yeston

2/4/2019
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In Episode 176 of the Podcast, Maury Yeston talks about how critics have changed, the most important thing he learned in his decades with the Lehman Engel BMI Workshop, and more!

Duration:00:52:46