Event Details
  • June 20, 2016
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veils of Justice – Reading
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by T. Anntares

Soho Playhouse
15 Vandam St. NYC, NY 10013

16th annual series of new plays by TRU writers produced by TRU producers, followed by reception and our "Dollars and Sense" panels on producing featuring prominent commercial producers, artistic directors and general managers.

"Dollars and Sense" panel to include:

  • Pat Addiss, producer (Gigi, A Christmas Story, Dinner with the Boys, Buyer and Cellar, Promises Promises, Little Women)
  • Pat Blake, producer (The 39 Steps, Bedlam Theatre's Hamlet/St. Joan, My Life Is a Musical, Play Dead, The Exonerated)
  • Daniel Kuney, general manager with Jumpstart Entertainment (Rock of Ages, Fela!, Reasons to Be Pretty)
  • Tom Polum, producer (The Toxic Avenger, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, All Shook Up)
Panelists
  • PATRICIA FLICKER ADDISS

    was a producer, most recently of Gigi and Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike. Other Broadway productions include A Christmas Story the Musical, Promises, Promises, The 39 Steps, Bridge & Tunnel, Passing Strange, Spring Awakening, Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life and Little Women. Off-Broadway: the long-running The Fantasticks at the Snapple Theatre Center, Shout the Mod Musical and Housewives of Mannheim. She has produced several readings for the TRU Voices Series including Sparks, Cheese, and the musical At the Back of the North Wind. Ms. Addiss served for many years on the board of Theater Resources Unlimited, and was the 2010 recipient of the TRU Spirit of Theater Award. Ms. Addiss is a member of The Broadway League. On the board of NJ Rep and the League of Professional Theatre Women, at present she is working on an Anti bullying campaign EMBRACE THE DIFFERENCES.

  • PATRICK BLAKE

    is a writer/producer based in New York and San Francisco, and Founding Artistic Director of Rhymes Over Beats, a hip hop theater company. In New York theater, he is a producer of the off-Broadway revival of The 39 Steps, the off-Broadway transfer of Bedlam Theater Company's dual productions of Hamlet and Saint Joan, and is currently producing My Life Is a Musical (from the TRU Voices series) which had a debut production at Bay Street Theatre. He was one of the producers of Play Dead! at The Players Theatre, he has produced In the Continuum at Perry Street Theatre, Noah's Archive, Joe Fearless, The Exonerated (Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Court TV's Scales of Justice Award) and The Soap Myth at Southstreet Seaport. He also produced Dirty Works at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He was Executive Producer for the short film, The Igloo, and the feature film Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler. Patrick is a proud board member of TRU.

  • DANIEL KUNEY

    Co-President of Jumpstart Entertainment, with Roy Gabay. Credits include: Rock of Ages (Broadway), Fela! (Broadway, Tours), Reasons to Be Pretty (Broadway), 39 Steps (Broadway), The Homecoming (Broadway), Talk Radio (Broadway), Heathers (Off-Broadway), Altar Boyz (Off-Broadway), Dog Sees God (Off-Broadway), My Name is Rachel Corrie (Off-Broadway), In Masks Outrageous and Austere (Off-Broadway). Graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. In his spare time, Daniel is an amateur marathon runner and triathlete. Visit website at www.letsjumpstart.com

  • TOM POLUM

    produced the Houston production of The Toxic Avenger, following the off-Broadway New York premiere of The Toxic Avenger, a musical comedy about the first superhero from New Jersey by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change) and David Bryan (keyboardist and founding member of Bon Jovi) and directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando. He also co-produced Last Call, a musical documentary by Broadway director Christopher Ashley (Xanadu, Rocky Horror Show, All Shook Up) and is developing the musical comedies Mambo Italiano (based on the Canadian film starring Paul Sorvino) and Zombie Honeymoon, as well as other musicals, including Heloise and Abelard, The Toxic Avenger Christmas Chaos and Finding Frida Kahlo. Past credits include the tour of Broadway’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony nomination for Best Musical).

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