11 episodes

Ollie Southgate sits down with Broadway's best business minds to talk about the state of the art and their role in keeping the world's biggest theater town at the top of the list.

Putting It Together Ollie Southgate

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0, 9 Ratings

Ollie Southgate sits down with Broadway's best business minds to talk about the state of the art and their role in keeping the world's biggest theater town at the top of the list.

    The COVID-19 Specials #3

    The COVID-19 Specials #3

    As the Broadway shutdown enters its third month, Ollie Southgate sits down with nine frequent Broadway theatergoers to discuss their expectations of "the new Broadway" and what they're looking for in their show-going experiences on the other side of COVID-19.

    • 38 min
    The COVID-19 Specials #2

    The COVID-19 Specials #2

    With the Broadway shutdown looking set to continue through the summer, Ollie Southgate speaks to another six guests from the world of show business about the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on live theater, focusing this month on the eventual comeback and what shape it may take based on what little we know so far. In this episode, Ollie chats with Damian Bazadona (Situation Interactive), Elizabeth Furze & Scott Moore (the managing partners of AKA NYC), Michele Groner (of independent marketing consultancy The Groner Group), Bob van der Beek (the Group Commercial Director of Stage Entertainment), and Kelly Wajsgras (a Broadway avid).

    • 51 min
    The COVID-19 Specials #1

    The COVID-19 Specials #1

    With Broadway on hiatus, Ollie Southgate speaks to seven of Broadway's best business minds from all across the industry about the toll of the coronavirus pandemic on live theater, from producers and general managers to the owners of the adjacent companies that are suffering a knock-on impact from every venue going dark at once. In this first episode, Ollie chats with Randy Adams & Sue Frost (the producers of COME FROM AWAY), Kate Cannova (a developmental producer), Bonnie Comley & Stewart Lane (the founders of BroadwayHD), Brian DeVito (the ticketing director at the general management company RCI Theatricals), and Chris Harper (the producer of COMPANY).

    • 43 min
    The COVID-19 Specials (Preview)

    The COVID-19 Specials (Preview)

    Get a first listen at our new mini-series focusing on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Broadway businesses.

    • 8 min
    Michele Groner, The Groner Group

    Michele Groner, The Groner Group

    Broadway marketing director Michele Groner, founder of The Groner Group, sits down to talk about the many cogs that make up a Broadway marketing campaign and just where she fits in. We discuss her eclectic career across some of Broadway's biggest players including Serino Coyne, Disney Theatrical and Stage Entertainment.

    • 56 min
    Mike Karns, Marathon Digital

    Mike Karns, Marathon Digital

    Mike Karns, CEO of Broadway's social media management company Marathon Digital sits down to talk about the rapidly changing way Broadway shows talk to their audiences. We discuss the industry's response to the social media revolution and how a specialism may be the key that opens the door, but being a jack of all trades keeps his business going.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Bsedi ,

Thanks for Putting it Together

I always look forward to this once a month podcast. Great host, guests and content. It’s awesome to hear from folks on the business side of theatre.

iTimD18 ,

So Informative

This is such a great, informative, easy to follow windows into a complicated and interesting world.

NYCinLondon ,

Informative and engaging

Good podcast for those looking to break into the theatrical producing business. Ollie is a knowledgeable and engaging host who asks the questions the audience would want to ask.

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