Broadway General Manager Demystifying the Most Important and Least Understood Role in Show Business Peter Bogyo
 
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Broadway General Manager is a fascinating, insightful, and entertaining glimpse into the normally closed world of theatrical general management. Penned by veteran Broadway insider Peter Bogyo, readers will gain an appreciation and understanding of what the business half of show business is all about.

For the first time ever, gain backstage access to the fast-paced and glamorous world of Broadway. Broadway General Manager is an invaluable resource that examines actual production and operating budgets for a Broadway show and shares contracts for award-winning actors, directors, and designers, all of which are analyzed extensively. Also included are in-depth discussions on such topics as:

  • How to get started as a general manager
  • Negotiating contracts
  • How the producing entity functions
  • Programming the box office
  • The issues related to hiring employees
  • Binding insurance
  • Financial overview
  • Maintaining the run of a show
  • What to do when sales start to slump
  • Closing a show
  • And many more


  • Laced with humorous insights and personal anecdotes, Broadway General Manager will delight both the average theater lover as well as individuals with a serious interest in commercial arts management.
    TitleBroadway General Manager
    SubtitleDemystifying the Most Important and Least Understood Role in Show Business
    AuthorPeter Bogyo
    PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
    ImprintAllworth Press
    Published5 September 2017
    FormatHardback
    ISBN-139781621536246
    Pages232
    Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

    About the author

    Peter Bogyo is a veteran general manager of Broadway and off-Broadway shows and has worked with many award-winning producers, directors, authors, stars, and designers. He is also a producer of special events and has produced major benefit concerts in such New York venues as Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Town Hall, and Symphony Space. He is a graduate of Yale College and the Commercial Theater Institute, a member of the Broadway League, and a Tony Award voter. He lives in New York City and upstate New York with his wife Ahna, son Jamie, and their Scottish terrier, Bilbo.

    ISBNs: 9781621536253 978-1-62153-625-3 Title: broadway general manager category:PER ISBNs: 9781621536246 978-1-62153-624-6 Title: broadway general manager category:PER 
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