This edition: Getting the Show on the RoadTweet
Original tape date: November 12, 2010.
First aired: December 26, 2010.
The panel of producers, presenters and bookers – Meredith Blair, Mike Isaacson, Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Steven Schnepp and Allan Williams-- discuss what works and what doesn’t on the road; the challenges of educating audiences about a show; what content might be considered too risky for road productions; how important Broadway is for promoting road shows; whether plays have a place, and can be successful, in road tours; finding shows off-Broadway that can be put on tour; and how long a show needs to play to be profitable.
Meredith Blair President, The Booking Group
Gordon Cox Moderator
Mike Isaacson Producer, Fox Theatricals
Colleen-Jennings Roggensack Exectuve Director, Arizona State University Gammage
Steven Schnepp President, Broadway Booking Office NYC
Allan Williams Alan Wasser Associates