Podcasts

Please enjoy our informative podcasts from the Sunday Seminar Series with panel discussions covering such topics as — “ABCs of Producing Off-Broadway” and “Alternatives to the 8-Performance Week.”

All recordings generously provided by Jeremy Handelman of Off The Leash Productions.

FROM PAGE TO STAGE, or HOW TO GET YOUR SHOW TO OFF BROADWAY
2/4/2017
Featuring producer Charlotte Cohn (Church and State, Handle With Care), playwright Matt Cox (Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic), Robert Creighton (co-author, co-producer, and star of Cagney), and literary agent Mark Subias, who represents clients from film, television, and theater.
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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CASTING FOR OFF BROADWAY: FROM DEVELOPMENT TO OPENING
10/23/2016
Featuring Thomas Caruso (Southern Comfort at the Public, Associate Director of Matilda and director of the National Tour) and casting directors Michael Cassara (Spamilton, Gigantic, Forbidden Broadway, I Love Lucy Live on Stage), Paul Hardt (Red Bull Theater, The Bodyguard, Josephine, Chasing Rainbows) and Cindi Rush (Promising, Ruthless, Disenchanted, Drop Dead Perfect, Silence!, Urinetown).
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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GETTING BUTTS IN SEATS
10/24/2015
Featuring Amanda Bohan from Amanda Bohan Marketing (Drop Dead Perfect, Would You Still Love Me If…, Women Are Crazy Because Men Are A**holes, The Imbible), Dan Demello from DDPR (The Fantasticks, Perfect Crime, SCRUFF), Leanne Schanzer from Leanne Schanzer Promotions (Queen of the Night, Stomp, Fuerza Bruta, 39 Steps, Rock of Ages, Peter and the Starcatcher, Producers, Hairspray), Susan L. Schulman from Schulman Publicity (Dancin’, Applause, Scapino, State Fair) and Joe Trentacosta from JT PR (A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Gazillion Bubble Show, Clinton the Musical, A Queen for a Day).
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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BUILDING THE OFF BROADWAY TEAM
4/26/2015
Featuring Jim Brady from Maximum Entertainment (50 Shades The Musical Parody, Found The Musical, The Lion), Daniel Kuney from Roy Gabay Theatrical Productions (39 Steps, Rock of Ages, Altar Boyz), Robert Levinstein from 22Q Entertainment (My Big Gay Italian Wedding/Funeral, 2015 national tour of Always Patsy Cline), Martin Platt from Perry Street Theatrical (My Life as a Musical, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Bedlam’s Hamlet and Saint Joan).
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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OFF BROADWAY SHARK TANK
1/25/15
Featuring Edmund Gaynes (owner of St Lukes Theater and The Actors Temple Theater and producer of Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Cougar The Musical, Zero Hour) and Barbara Whitman (Fun Home, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, If/Then)
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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RAISING MONEY FOR OFF BROADWAY
9/28/14
Featuring Ken Davenport (It’s Only a Play, Kinky Boots , Altar Boyz, Awesome 80’s Prom), Robert Driemayer (Forbidden Broadway, The Two-Character Play, La Cage aux Folles) and Meredith Lucio (Bedlam’s Hamlet and Saint Joan, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess).
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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CASTING FOR OFF BROADWAY
6/1/14
Featuring Cindi Rush (Under My Skin, Silence!, Urinetown), Michael Cassara (Forbidden Broadway, I Love Lucy Live on Stage, Fat Camp) and general manager Scott Newsome (Handle With Care, Two Character Play, Iluminate, Triassic Parq).
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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CONTRACTING FOR OFF BROADWAY PROJECTS
3/30/14
Featuring Adam Hess (General Manager for Buyer & Cellar, Traces and My Name is Asher Lev), David Elliott (Producer of Bedlam’s Hamlet and Saint Joan, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and the upcoming Broadway production of Dames at Sea) and attorney Peter Breger (Disaster!, Forbidden Broadway, The Two Character Play, The Fantasticks)
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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CONNECTING OFF BROADWAY PROJECT TO PRODUCER
1/12/14
Featuring Kellen Blair (co-creator of Murder For Two The Musical), Seth Rudetsky (co-creator of Disaster! The Musical and producer of Unbroken Circle), James Wesley (playwright of Unbroken Circle and producer of Disaster! the Musical) and Michael Alden (producer of Becoming Dr. Ruth, The Kings Speech, Grey Gardens, Bridge and Tunnel).
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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ABC’S OF PRODUCING OFF BROADWAY – PART II
9/29/13
Featuring Dan Goggin (Nunsense, Nunsense A-Men, Nunsense 2), R. Erin Craig (I’m Getting My Act Together & Taking It On the Road, Academy), Christine Cox (The Amazing Max and the Box of Interesting Things & Administrator of the OBA Mentorship Program).
Moderated by Hugh Hysell
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ABC’S OF PRODUCING OFF BROADWAY – PART I
4/7/13
Featuring Laura Cronin, General Manager from Brierpatch Productions (The Two Character Play, Triassic Parq), producer Jeremy Handelman (F#%king Up Everything, White’s Lies, The King’s Speech) and theatrical attorney Peter Breger (Freud’s Last Session, Forbidden Broadway, The Fantasticks, Cougar the Musical)
Moderated by John Capo
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ALTERNATIVES TO THE 8-PERFORMANCE WEEK
Featuring Jill Bowman, General Manager for Theater Mogul (SILENCE! The Musical, Defending the Caveman), producer and theatre owner Edmund Gaynes (St. Luke’s Theatre and Actors Temple Theatre) and producer/playwright/director Anthony Wilkinson (My Big Gay Italian Wedding)
Moderated by Peter Breger
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