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March 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
- March 19, 2018
- 12:00 pm
An Insider’s Guide to the Business Side of Show BizBroadway 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 much more
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 such as Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Kevin Spacey, Richard Dreyfus, Sir Alan Bates, Dame Eileen Atkins, Carol Burnett, and Cicely Tyson, among others. He is also a producer of special events and has produced major benefit concerts, yielding close to one million dollars, in such New York venues as Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Town Hall, and Symphony Space. He is particularly proud that his concert version of “Anyone Can Whistle” with Angela Lansbury at Carnegie Hall was nominated for a Grammy® Award. 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.
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