The Business of Broadway An Insider’s Guide to Working, Producing, and Investing in the World’s Greatest Theatre Community By Mitch Weiss, By Perri Gaffney
New York’s Broadway theatre scene has long been viewed as the “top of the heap” in the world theatre community. Taking lessons from the very best, this innovative guide delves into the business side of the renowned industry to explain just how its system functions. For anyone interested in pursuing a career on Broadway, or who wants to grow a theatre in any other part of the world, The Business of Broadway offers an in-depth analysis of the infrastructure at the core of successful theatre. Manager/producer Mitch Weiss and actor/writer Perri Gaffney take readers behind the scenes to reveal what the audience—and even the players and many producers—don’t know about how Broadway works, describing more than 200 jobs that become available for every show. A variety of performers, producers, managers, and others involved with the Broadway network share valuable personal experience in interviews discussing what made a show a hit or a miss, and how some of the rules, regulations, and practices that are in place today were pioneered.

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TitleThe Business of Broadway
SubtitleAn Insider’s Guide to Working, Producing, and Investing in the World’s Greatest Theatre Community
AuthorBy Mitch Weiss, By Perri Gaffney
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintAllworth Press
Published14 July 2015
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

About the author

Mitch Weiss has managed several hundred Broadway and off-Broadway shows including Tony Award-winners A Chorus Line, The Grapes of Wrath, and Beauty and the Beast, and has over forty years of management and producing experience with such clients as Disney Theatrical Productions, New York Shakespeare Festival, and Big Apple Circus, as well as many other successful and well-known recording, sports, and theatrical artists. He has been a certified ATPAM manager since 1985 and teaches management courses at New York University. He is the author of Managing Artists in Pop Music with Perri Gaffney (Allworth Press). He lives in New York City.

Perri Gaffney is the author of several books. She adapted her debut novel The Resurrection of Alice into a Helen Hayes Award-nominated one-woman play, wrote and performed in Josephine, a multi-media monodrama based on Josephine Baker, and has written and contributed to numerous plays, independent films, and TV shows. She lives in New York City.

ISBNs: 9781621534655 978-1-62153-465-5 Title: the business of broadway category:PER ISBNs: 9781621534761 978-1-62153-476-1 Title: the business of broadway category:PER 
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