The OHenry Report show

The OHenry Report

Summary: In partnership with BroadwayWorld, the internet's largest theatrical website, Broadway producer Oliver Roth presents "The OHenry Report." The show will be a one-of-a-kind look inside the business of Broadway. Through candid conversations with theatre insiders, Roth will pull back the curtain on the biggest stories, issues, and trends in the theatre today.With Roth's unique approach to producing, he will discuss how production teams integrate data analytics into their projects, and what that means for their bottomline. Roth also uses trends and historical data to provide some of the most accurate Tony Awards predictions in the business. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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 Episode 2.7: Fallout from the 2019 Tony Awards | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 54:00

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Tony-nominated and Olivier-winning Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to producer and Forbes theatre contributor Lee Seymour about what happened at the 2019 Tony Awards, and how those results have impacted the bottom lines for the productions that were (and weren't) recognized. The pair also talks about how the Tony Awards' fallout will impact the 2019-2020 season. Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 2.6: 2019 Tony Awards Predictions | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 55:25

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Tony-nominated and Olivier-winning Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to the podcast's co-producer, BroadwayWorld and BroadwayRadio's Matt Tamanini. Ahead of Sunday, June 9th's 73rd annual Tony Awards, Oliver and Matt predict the winners in all 26 categories. The two also discuss their specific strategies in making predictions, their thoughts behind Tony voting "conspiracy theories," the importance (or lack there of) in terms of campaigning, and their favorite shows, performances, and designs of the season. For last-minute updates on Oliver's predictions as well as his prediction algorithm's perspective visit http://ohenryproductions.com/tony-awards-2019/2019-tony-awards-nominations-predictions/.Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 2.5: Predicting the 2019 Tony Nominations | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 53:00

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to the podcast's co-producer, BroadwayWorld and BroadwayRadio's Matt Tamanini. Ahead of Tuesday, April 30's Tony Nominations announcement, Oliver and Matt make predictions in some of the biggest categories, as well as discuss some of the trends from this Broadway season, and the mounting Tony Award campaigns. Throughout awards season, Oliver updates Tony prediction algorithm as more data points come in. So, get the up-to-the-minute info at http://ohenryproductions.com/tony-awards-2019/2019-tony-awards-nominations-predictions/. Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 2.4: Actors' Equity President Kate Shindle on New Developmental Contract | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 28:20

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with Kate Shindle, the president of the Actors' Equity Association. Shindle and Roth discuss the recent negotiations with the Broadway League that led to the new "Developmental Work Session."In early 2019, AEA went on strike for the first time in New York in over 50 years, as union members were not allowed to work with League members on developmental contracts. Earlier this month, Equity and the League agreed on a new contract, and Shindle breaks down that new agreement, and explains why it was important for these changes to be made for AEA's membership.Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 2.3: Inside the Equity Strike Against Developmental Projects | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 31:11

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with Leonard Jacobs the founder and executive editor of The Clyde Fitch Report, which covers the crossroads of arts and politics. Last month, Jacobs published an article examining the on-going negotiations between Actors' Equity Association and the Broadway League over the developmental contract. In his article, Jacobs quotes for anonymous sources impacted by the strike against developmental projects. You can read Jacobs' article here: https://www.clydefitchreport.com/2019/01/aea-strike-broadway/Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 2.2: Breaking Down Broadway Real Estate for Spring 2019 | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 52:25

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with his "OHenry Report" co-producer, BroadwayWorld and BroadwayRadio's Matt Tamanini, about how the spring season is shaping up on Broadway. They discuss the recent rash of closing and opening announcements, as well as theorize about what still might be coming in before the Tony eligibility deadline in late April; they even react to some breaking news that they learn while recording! Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 2.1: The Mechanics and Emotions of Closing (and Unclosing) a Broadway Show | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 36:00

On this Season 2 premiere episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth goes inside the mechanics of closing a Broadway show with veteran theatrical general manager, Daniel Kuney. Then Oliver chats with four-time Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum about how the decision to close a show works on his level, but also what goes into the decision to reverse course and push back an announced closing date, as he did with Broadway's "The Play that Goes Wrong."Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 11: Inside the Tonys with Nominees and Press | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:21:24

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth goes inside the Tony Award season by talking to first-time nominee Itamar Moses, the bookwriter for Best Musical favorite "The Band's Visit." Oliver also spoke to 2016 winner and 2018 nominee Clint Ramos about going through the process again, and they get into Ramos' costume designs for "Once on this Island." Finally, Oliver talks with Lee Seymour from Forbes about the process of covering the awards season. The two also make some predictions about the awards. Check out Oliver's Tony predictions blog here:http://ohenryproductions.com/blog/Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 10: Breaking Down the 2018 Tony Nominations | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 59:07

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini about the recent 2018 Tony nominations.Check out all of the Tony nominations here: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/2018-Tony-Awards-Nominees-Complete-List-And-the-Nominees-Are-20180501Check out Oliver's Tony predictions blog here:http://ohenryproductions.com/blog/Check out Matt's favorite tidbits from the nominations:https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Did-You-Know-Our-Favorite-Fun-Facts-About-the-2018-Tony-Nominees-20180501Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 9: BroadwayCon 2018 & Theatre Real Estate Update | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 46:09

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth recaps his first ever experience at BroadwayCon. He highlights the best of Industry Day and what he learned and saw throughout the convention in January. Then, Oliver and producer Matt Tamanini talk about how things shaped up for the spring season on Broadway, and what the fall season already looks like. Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 8: Embracing Broadway's Biggest Fans | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 49:09

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with three experts on Broadway fandom. They discuss what makes a super fan, and how shows can embrace their most passionate supporters. First, Oliver talks with Mark Dooley, the director of the documentary "Repeat Attenders," which chronicles the phenomenon of fans seeing a show dozens... hundreds... even thousands of times. Then, he talks with Melissa Anelli, the CEO of Mischief Management, the organization that created and runs BroadwayCon. Finally, Oliver chats with one of the most well-known Broadway fans, Laura Heywood, also known as BroadwayGirlNYC. Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 7: Broadway Year in Review- The Biggest Stories of 2017 | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 1:05:14

On this final 2017 episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini about the biggest stories of 2017, and what to expect in the new year. Oliver and Matt discuss the longterm impact that "Springsteen on Broadway" could have on Broadway producing, how the ticketing landscape could and should change, and how the "Great Comet" casting controversy will affect decisions and announcements in the future.They also discuss the potential for Broadway to have up to nine jukebox musicals running at the same time in the near future, and what they are most looking forward in the coming year. Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 6: Breaking Down the Numbers of "The Great Comet" | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 52:25

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth goes inside the numbers of "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" to see what might have led the show's producers to take such drastic casting measures, as discussed and explained in Episode 2. In this episode, Oliver uses the show's publicly available financial data and educated estimates to try to figure out why a show that routinely grossed over one million dollars per week only returned 15% of its investment. Oliver also talks to Daniel Kuney a Broadway and Off-Broadway general manager currently working on PUFFS at New World Stages, and Carrie Casselman, a theater attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, to fill in the blanks as to why a show that appeared to be making money, actually wasn't. Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 5: Dr. Seuss, Cindy Lou Who, and Copyright Infringement | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 58:15

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to the playwright/producer and lawyers behind the recent major court decision that deemed the new play "Who's Holiday" protected from copyright claims from Dr. Seuss Enterprises.In the episode, Oliver talks to the playwright of "Who's Holiday" Matthew Lombardo, as well as Jordan Greenberger, the attorney who represented Lombardo and "Who's Holiday" in litigation against Dr. Seuss Enterprises. Oliver also discussed the situation with Andrew Farber, a theater attorney whose firm, Farber Law LLC, serves as Production Counsel to "Who's Holiday."Lombardo has been represented on Broadway in the past with his plays "High" (2011) and "Looped" (2010).Music by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 Episode 4: Streaming the Live Theatrical Experience | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 56:23

On the fourth episode of BroadwayWorld's new theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks to three of the industry leaders when it comes to capturing theatre and the performing arts for distribution in movie theatres, on TV, and online.First, Oliver talks to Themis Gomes, the CEO of Cennarium, one of the largest streaming services for the performing arts. This week, on September 15th, Cennarium will open the first ever Streaming Performing Arts festival, the Promenade Festival.Promenade Festivalcennarium.comTwitter: @cennariumFacebookThen, Oliver brings things back to Broadway by chatting with Broadway producer and BroadwayHD co-creator Stewart F. Lane. A six-time Tony-winning producer, Lane had been dreaming of, and experimenting in, capturing live theatre for more than two decades, and with the launch of BroadwayHD in 2015, he has made the practice common and almost expected in an industry that previously viewed it as impossible.BroadwayHD.comTwitter: @BroadwayHDFacebookFinally, Oliver talks with one of the most innovative Broadway producers who kicked-off streaming in the New York theatre community. In 2015, Ken Davenport live-streamed his Off-Broadway show "Daddy Long Legs," making it the first theatrical piece to be live-streamed online from a Broadway or Off-Broadway theatre.Ken's Blog: The Producer's PerspectiveTwitter: @kendavenportFacebookMusic by: bensound.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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