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  • 2018 TRU Voices Play Reading
    June 11, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Jasper – TRU Voices play reading

Monday evening June 11th, 7pm
by Grant Macdermott
Presented by Frank Avellino/Boz and the Bard, Inc.,
in association with Leigh Adel-Arnold/Adelaide Productions, Inc. 
Directed by Katie McHugh

The Soho Playhouse
15 Vandam Street, NYC

Dollars & Sense panel featuring Chris Aniello, general manager with Live Wire Theatricals (Disaster! the musical on Broadway, Kristin Chenoweth: My Love Letter to Broadway, Rock of Ages, Honeymoon in Vegas, Amazing Grace), Ivette Dumeng, artistic director of Nylon Fusion (Marty's Shadow, Half Moon Bay, The Big Funk, Kristina); Josh Goodman, producer (Broadway: Pippin, Rocky, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Rocky, Come From Away); Matt Murphy of Matt Murphy Productions (Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters the Musical, Side Show revival, Altar Boyz, Impressionism, Memphis); Frank Zuback, producer (Roof of the World, Taking Leave, American Soldier).

2018 annual series of new plays by TRU writers produced by TRU producers, followed by our "Dollars and Sense" panels on producing featuring prominent commercial producers, artistic directors and general managers.


    was the Lead Producer for Moolah, a new comedy by Arje Shaw (The Gathering). Currently he is helping develop three new works: Taking Leave, American Soldier and Roof of the World. Frank has also had the great privilege of working on a number of shows and projects with the late director Tom O’Horgan (Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair). In addition, he has worked on over twenty musicals and was involved for thirty years on the Tony Awards. Also involved in the music and entertainment industry, Frank has worked with luminaries as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, conducted the Count Basie Orchestra, and the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra and consulted on nine Super Bowl half-time shows. Mr. Zuback founded Frank Zuback Productions, which provides a wide range of services in the music and entertainment industry. Website - http://fzpi.com


    is Executive Director and Associate General Counsel at Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc. and 2-time Tony award winning producer. Broadway: Pippin, Rocky, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Rocky and Come From Away.  He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  



    is currently producing Off-Broadway’s longest-running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man in New York, on tour, and in Las Vegas, as well as The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters, the Musical, now touring after three years Off-Broadway. Matt recently produced the critically acclaimed musical Side Show on Broadway. Other productions include the Tony Award-Winning musical Memphis on Broadway, Thurgood, starring Laurence Fishburne who was nominated for a Tony Award for his stellar performance, and the Michael Jacobs play Impressionism, starring Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons. Matt’s producing debut in New York was the Off-Broadway hit Altar Boyz, which became one of the longest-running Off-Broadway musicals in history during its remarkable 5-year run at New World Stages. In addition to his work on Broadway and Off-Broadway, Matt produced a successful touring production of an original musical for today’s texting, blogging, and Facebooking generation called Virtually Me!, which was profiled on Fox News and My9 News for its efforts to educate students about the increasingly challenging issue of cyber-bullying. Matt is the founder and president of Marquee Merchandise LLC, which creates and manages the sales of merchandise and concessions for several Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and venues here in New York and around the country. Matt’s company also founded and operates The Broadway Store, an online shopping center for all things Broadway.