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    March 15, 2024
    5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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TRU Success: The Play That Found Producers at a TRU Speed Date!
Friday 3/15/24,  at 5pm ET.

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: Heather Cohn, Executive Producer of Colt Coeur, a Brooklyn-based theater company, producers of the upcoming production of Still; Merrie L. Davis, producer and TRU board member (Tony winner for Parade, 5 TONY awards for Company Broadway, 4 Olivier awards for Company London, 6 Tony Nominations for Eclipsed, Gigi; Himself and Nora; Museum of Broadway; upcoming Working Girl); the director of TRU's producing Master Class, producer Jane Dubin (Is This a Room, Dana H., The Prom, Tony winning The Norman Conquests, Farinelli and the King, Bandstand, Peter and the Starcatcher and An American in Paris; upcoming: Village of Vale); and playwright Lia Romeo (Still), playwriting fellow at Juilliard, published by TRW, Broadway Licensing, and others, associate artistic director with Project Y Theatre Company. Jane and Merrie will discuss the experience of Speed Date, and how Lia's pitch broke through, and the subsequent partnership formed with Blair Russell and Colt Coeur's upcoming production off-Broadway at the DR2 Theatre starring Jayne Atkinson and Tim Daly. We'll also discuss the delicate producer-writer dynamic, including the partnership with Colt Coeur, and the expectations on all sides of this artistic equation.