Podcast debate: ‘The Last Five Years’

It’s the battle of the sexes, waged over the Jason Robert Brown musical The Last Five Years. Cathy and Jamie meet cute, fall in love, get married and then fall apart. But who is to blame for their unhappily-ever-after? Help Engine 28 decide. Take our poll The Last Five Years, Hollywood Fringe Festival. Through June […]

A Theater Marketer’s Rant

Alli Houseworth, marketing director for Washington’s Woolly Mammoth Theater Company, achieved an odd distinction at the TCG conference: She was able to redirect the conversation in two sessions by voicing her objections to panel discussions on Twitter. And even though one might think the mere fact that Twitter influenced the discussions is a sign that […]

Director piggybacks promotion with TCG video jacket

In the jam-packed week of Theaterpalooza, Unbound Productions’ co-artistic director Jonathan Josephson knew he would need a way to catch people’s attention for the short run of his company’s update of Mark Twain’s “A Ghost Story.” So he thought of the TCG conference theme – “Why not?” – and commissioned a fully-wired jacket with a […]