Adding Virtual to the Commercial Development Toolbox
Friday 11/11 2022 at 5:00 eastern time
Community Gathering on Zoom - register with the bright red reservation box to receive the Zoom link. These gatherings are a service for the theater community and are offered free for TRU members; we ask that non-members help keep us running by making a donation or joining as a member.
In the room: Tom Polum
, producer (The Toxic Avenger, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
), CEO and cofounder of StreamingMusicals.com
(Estella Scrooge, Mooseltoe, Emma, Marry Harry
). Tom talks about 1660Vine
– a new musical. With an original script and score by a diverse group of 20-something songwriters (and choreography by Paula Abdul!), the show looks into the journey of life as a social media influencer. Learn about the new hybrid development path that launches live and virtual versions of a show consecutively.
Founding member of Streaming Musicals, producing the films of Emma, Marry Harry, No One Called Ahead, Pride and Prejudice. www.StreamingMusicals.com. Author of Mambo Italiano which had it's world premiere last August at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Outer Critic's winner Best Off broadway musical for The Toxic Avenger; produced the Houston production of The Toxic Avenger, following the off-Broadway New York premiere of 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).