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In partnership with BroadwayWorld, the internet's largest theatrical website, Broadway producer Oliver Roth presents "The OHenry Report." The show will be a one-of-a-kind look inside the business of Broadway. Through candid conversations with theatre insiders, Roth will pull back the curtain on the biggest stories, issues, and trends in the theatre today. With Roth's unique approach to producing, he will discuss how production teams integrate data analytics into their projects, and what that means for their bottomline. Roth also uses trends and historical data to provide some of the most accurate Tony Awards predictions in the business.

In partnership with BroadwayWorld, the internet's largest theatrical website, Broadway producer Oliver Roth presents "The OHenry Report." The show will be a one-of-a-kind look inside the business of Broadway. Through candid conversations with theatre insiders, Roth will pull back the curtain on the biggest stories, issues, and trends in the theatre today. With Roth's unique approach to producing, he will discuss how production teams integrate data analytics into their projects, and what that means for their bottomline. Roth also uses trends and historical data to provide some of the most accurate Tony Awards predictions in the business.
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In partnership with BroadwayWorld, the internet's largest theatrical website, Broadway producer Oliver Roth presents "The OHenry Report." The show will be a one-of-a-kind look inside the business of Broadway. Through candid conversations with theatre insiders, Roth will pull back the curtain on the biggest stories, issues, and trends in the theatre today. With Roth's unique approach to producing, he will discuss how production teams integrate data analytics into their projects, and what that means for their bottomline. Roth also uses trends and historical data to provide some of the most accurate Tony Awards predictions in the business.

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Episodes

Episode 2.7: Fallout from the 2019 Tony Awards

6/30/2019
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Tony-nominated and Olivier-winning Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to producer and Forbes theatre contributor Lee Seymour about what happened at the 2019 Tony Awards, and how those results have impacted the bottom lines for the productions that were (and weren't) recognized. The pair also talks about how the Tony Awards' fallout will impact the 2019-2020 season. Music by: bensound.com

Duration:01:58:12

Episode 2.6: 2019 Tony Awards Predictions

6/8/2019
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Tony-nominated and Olivier-winning Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to the podcast's co-producer, BroadwayWorld and BroadwayRadio's Matt Tamanini. Ahead of Sunday, June 9th's 73rd annual Tony Awards, Oliver and Matt predict the winners in all 26 categories. The two also discuss their specific strategies in making predictions, their thoughts behind Tony voting "conspiracy theories," the...

Duration:00:55:24

Episode 2.5: Predicting the 2019 Tony Nominations

4/29/2019
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to the podcast's co-producer, BroadwayWorld and BroadwayRadio's Matt Tamanini. Ahead of Tuesday, April 30's Tony Nominations announcement, Oliver and Matt make predictions in some of the biggest categories, as well as discuss some of the trends from this Broadway season, and the mounting Tony Award campaigns. Throughout awards season, Oliver updates Tony...

Duration:00:52:59

Episode 2.4: Actors' Equity President Kate Shindle on New Developmental Contract

2/20/2019
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with Kate Shindle, the president of the Actors' Equity Association. Shindle and Roth discuss the recent negotiations with the Broadway League that led to the new "Developmental Work Session." In early 2019, AEA went on strike for the first time in New York in over 50 years, as union members were not allowed to work with League members on developmental...

Duration:00:28:19

Episode 2.3: Inside the Equity Strike Against Developmental Projects

2/6/2019
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with Leonard Jacobs the founder and executive editor of The Clyde Fitch Report, which covers the crossroads of arts and politics. Last month, Jacobs published an article examining the on-going negotiations between Actors' Equity Association and the Broadway League over the developmental contract. In his article, Jacobs quotes for anonymous sources...

Duration:00:31:11

Episode 2.2: Breaking Down Broadway Real Estate for Spring 2019

12/5/2018
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with his "OHenry Report" co-producer, BroadwayWorld and BroadwayRadio's Matt Tamanini, about how the spring season is shaping up on Broadway. They discuss the recent rash of closing and opening announcements, as well as theorize about what still might be coming in before the Tony eligibility deadline in late April; they even react to some breaking news...

Duration:00:52:24

Episode 2.1: The Mechanics and Emotions of Closing (and Unclosing) a Broadway Show

10/17/2018
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On this Season 2 premiere episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth goes inside the mechanics of closing a Broadway show with veteran theatrical general manager, Daniel Kuney. Then Oliver chats with four-time Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum about how the decision to close a show works on his level, but also what goes into the decision to reverse course and push back an announced closing date, as he did...

Duration:00:35:59

Episode 11: Inside the Tonys with Nominees and Press

6/7/2018
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth goes inside the Tony Award season by talking to first-time nominee Itamar Moses, the bookwriter for Best Musical favorite "The Band's Visit." Oliver also spoke to 2016 winner and 2018 nominee Clint Ramos about going through the process again, and they get into Ramos' costume designs for "Once on this Island." Finally, Oliver talks with Lee Seymour from Forbes...

Duration:01:21:24

Episode 10: Breaking Down the 2018 Tony Nominations

5/20/2018
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini about the recent 2018 Tony nominations. Check out all of the Tony nominations here: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/2018-Tony-Awards-Nominees-Complete-List-And-the-Nominees-Are-20180501 Check out Oliver's Tony predictions blog here: http://ohenryproductions.com/blog/ Check out Matt's favorite tidbits from the...

Duration:00:59:07

Episode 9: BroadwayCon 2018 & Theatre Real Estate Update

3/5/2018
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth recaps his first ever experience at BroadwayCon. He highlights the best of Industry Day and what he learned and saw throughout the convention in January. Then, Oliver and producer Matt Tamanini talk about how things shaped up for the spring season on Broadway, and what the fall season already looks like. Music by: bensound.com

Duration:00:46:09

Episode 8: Embracing Broadway's Biggest Fans

1/5/2018
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with three experts on Broadway fandom. They discuss what makes a super fan, and how shows can embrace their most passionate supporters. First, Oliver talks with Mark Dooley, the director of the documentary "Repeat Attenders," which chronicles the phenomenon of fans seeing a show dozens... hundreds... even thousands of times. Then, he talks with Melissa...

Duration:00:49:09

Episode 7: Broadway Year in Review- The Biggest Stories of 2017

12/28/2017
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On this final 2017 episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini about the biggest stories of 2017, and what to expect in the new year. Oliver and Matt discuss the longterm impact that "Springsteen on Broadway" could have on Broadway producing, how the ticketing landscape could and should change, and how the "Great Comet" casting controversy will affect decisions and...

Duration:01:05:14

Episode 6: Breaking Down the Numbers of "The Great Comet"

10/18/2017
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth goes inside the numbers of "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" to see what might have led the show's producers to take such drastic casting measures, as discussed and explained in Episode 2. In this episode, Oliver uses the show's publicly available financial data and educated estimates to try to figure out why a show that routinely grossed over one...

Duration:00:52:25

Episode 5: Dr. Seuss, Cindy Lou Who, and Copyright Infringement

9/27/2017
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On this episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to the playwright/producer and lawyers behind the recent major court decision that deemed the new play "Who's Holiday" protected from copyright claims from Dr. Seuss Enterprises. In the episode, Oliver talks to the playwright of "Who's Holiday" Matthew Lombardo, as well as Jordan Greenberger, the attorney who represented Lombardo and "Who's Holiday"...

Duration:00:58:15

Episode 4: Streaming the Live Theatrical Experience

9/14/2017
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On the fourth episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to three of the industry leaders when it comes to capturing theatre and the performing arts for distribution in movie theatres, on TV, and online. First, Oliver talks to Themis Gomes, the CEO of Cennarium, one of the largest streaming services for the performing arts. This week, on September 15th, Cennarium will open the first ever Streaming...

Duration:00:56:23

Episode 3: What Happens When a Theatre Violates a Copyright?

8/25/2017
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On the third episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to two industry professionals about the licensing process for plays and musicals, and then what happens when a theatre company violates their license. In the news recently, the Shelton Theater in San Francisco came under attack for dramatically modifying Stephen Adly Guirgis’s play "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot" without receiving proper...

Duration:01:07:16

Episode 2: Replacing a Star on Broadway

8/7/2017
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On the second episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor, Oliver Henry Roth talks to four Broadway professionals about the ins and outs of replacing principal cast members in a Broadway show. First, he discusses the casting side of the process with Telsey + Company's Cesar Rocha. Then he talks to NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812's Associate Director Sammi Cannold about the put-in process for replacement...

Duration:01:01:52

Episode 1: Intro and Broadway Real Estate

7/25/2017
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BroadwayWorld is proud to announce that they have partnered with Broadway producer Oliver Roth to relaunch his podcast "The OHenry Report." The show will be a one-of-a-kind look inside the business of Broadway. Through candid conversations with theatre insiders, Roth will pull back the curtain on the biggest stories, issues, and trends in the theatre today. In the first episode, Oliver talks with his "OHenry Report" producer, BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini about what listeners can expect...

Duration:00:49:58

The OHenry Report Teaser

7/18/2017
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BroadwayWorld is proud to announce that they have partnered with Broadway producer Oliver Roth to relaunch his podcast "The OHenry Report." The show will be a one-of-a-kind look inside the business of Broadway. Through candid conversations with theatre insiders, Roth will pull back the curtain on the biggest stories, issues, and trends in the theatre today. With Roth's unique approach to producing, he will discuss how production teams integrate data analytics into their projects, and what...

Duration:00:01:44