This edition: Producing BroadwayTweet
Original tape date: May 9, 2008.
What is the role of a producer? That was the question that started the discussion among four of Broadway's top producers - Roger Berlind, Margo Lion, Jeffrey Richards and Jeffrey Seller - as the conversation turned to whether they produce for profit or passion and how they balance between the two; what the shows they produce reveal about themselves; what the opportunities are for new producers; the increased role the internet and other new media plays in theatre today; the escalating cost of producing a show on Broadway today; and what they feel are the major issues facing theatre producers as they look to the future.
Roger Berlind Producer
Gordon Cox Moderator
Margo Lion Producer
Jeffrey Richards Producer
Jeffrey Seller Producer