Monthly Panels
Description

TRU offers monthly panels on a variety of topics relating to theater. Panels are free for TRU members, $15 for non-members at the door, and $12.50 if you pay in advance.

Events
  • Is Off-Broadway Broken?
    July 18, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Playroom Theatre 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor With panelists Darren Cole, owner/manager of The Soho Playhouse; David Elliott  (unconfirmed), producer and general manager with Perry Street Theatricals; Erika Feldman, general manager of Theatre Row Theatres; Ed Gaynes, producer and owner St. Luke’s Theatre, booking manager at the Actors Temple. Doors open at 7:00pm for networking and refreshments, […]

  • Survival Strategies for Not-for-Profits
    June 20, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Playroom Theatre 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor With panelists Lawrence E. McCullough, Ph.D., Arts & Media Specialist, Skye Consulting; Stacey McMath, director of Program Services at the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA); Heather Woodfield, Executive Director of One Percent for Culture, a city-wide cultural advocacy organization, and a practicing artist specializing in interactive performance. The arts have always had […]

  • Arts and Entrepreneurship
    May 23, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Playroom Theatre 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor With panelists David Garfinkle, producer (A Gentleman’s Guide…, On the Town, The Realistic Joneses, Ghost, Spider-man) former entertainment attorney and adjunct professor with Duke University’s ‘Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’; Eric Krebs, producer (That Physics Show, Bill Maher: Victory Begins At Home, Neil Simon’s The Dinner Party, Ain’t Nothin’ But […]

  • How TRU Made Me a Better Producer
    April 25, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Playroom Theatre 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor With panelists Michael Alden, TRU board member and producer (Come from Away, Not That Jewish, Becoming Dr. Ruth. The King’s Speech on stage, Disgraced, Sarah Jones’ Bridge & Tunnel); Patrick Blake, founding artistic director of Rhymes Over Beats, TRU board member and producer (The 39 Steps, Bedlam […]

  • Which Festival and Why?
    March 21, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Playroom Theatre 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor With panelists John Chatterton, founder of Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF); Gene Fisch, New York New Works Theatre Festival; Abby Judd, general manager Broadway Bound Theatre Festival; Jay Michaels, marketing and public relations for Midtown International Theatre Festival, Planet Connections and Spotlight-On Festival; Brock H. Hill, producing artistic director Planet Connections […]

  • February Panel: The Impact of the Election the Arts
    February 20, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
151 W. 46th Street, NYC NY 10025

Monday, February 20th, 7:30pmThe Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor   Presented in partnership with TRU’s Young Patron & Artists Circle (YPAC), co-hosted by Christin Cato and Bob Ost. Panelists to include Teresa Eyring, executive director of Theater Communications Group (TCG); Kareem Fahmy, Rising Circle Collective, director and playwright (world premiere Indian Head at Luna […]

  • January Panel: A Year in the Life of a Producer
    January 25, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Wednesday, January 25th, 7:30pmThe Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor   Panelists to include Broadway producer Sue Frost (Come from Away, Memphis, First Date, Vanities, Dr. Zhivago; former Associate Producer at Goodspeed Musicals); Jessica McCoy, not-for-profit consultant; Broadway producer Jeffrey Richards, producer (Fiddler on the Roof revival, China Doll, American Psycho The Musical, Wolf Hall Parts 1 & […]

  • December Panel, Solo Performance
    December 20, 2016
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Tuesday, December 20thThe Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor   Panelists to include Kayhan Irani, Emmy-award winning writer, producer, and a Theater of the Oppressed trainer; Peter Michael Marino, co-producer/creator of SOLOCOM which has premiered over 270 new solo comedies at The PIT; Michael Wolk, Gorgeous Entertainment and the All-in-One Festival; Prudence Wright Holmes, writer/performer (Bexley, OH!! at NY Theatre […]

  • November Panel, livestreaming
    November 15, 2016
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Tuesday, November 15thThe Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor   Panelists to include Broadway producers Stewart F. Lane (Tony Award®-winning producer for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, War Horse, Jay Johnson: The Two & Only, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Will Rogers Follies and La Cage Aux Folles) and Bonnie Comley (Tony Award-winning producer […]

  • October Panel, alternate venues
    October 25, 2016
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Tuesday, October 25thThe Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor   Panelists to include Van Dean, producer (The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s  Cinderella, Matilda, Evita, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, Catch Me If You Can, The Velocity of Autumn, Big Fish, Bonnie & Clyde  and Chinglish, Off-Broadway: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; upcoming: Anastasia); Bailie Slevin, financial advisor/producer (Popesical at […]