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Personnel

Broadway HD announces VP of operations appointment

Tom Kinney has joined streaming platform BroadwayHD as its vice president of operations. Kinney comes to BroadwayHD after working at Spectrum and Freeport Metrics, a...

General Manager Nathan Gehan launches Fifth Estate Entertainment

Nathan Gehan, formerly of Bespoke Theatricals, has launched a new production and general management company, Fifth Estate Entertainment. Fifth Estate will focus on producing...

Second Stage Theater names Sara Danielson as general manager

Second Stage Theater has named Sara Danielson as its general manager. Danielson previously worked as associate general manager at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, where...

Susan Krajsa promoted to president of Broadway Across America

Susan Krajsa has been promoted to president of Broadway Across America. Krajsa has been working at the touring company, which is owned by the John...

Gordon Lane appointed chief technology officer to Theatre Communications Group

Theatre Communications Group has appointed Gordon Lane as its chief technology officer. Lane comes to TCG, the national organization for American theater, from Upper Manhattan...

StubHub announces Sukhinder Singh Cassidy as president

StubHub, the resale ticket company that recently announced a partnership with Roundabout Theatre Company, announced Sukhinder Singh Cassidy will be its new president and...

Shelby Ladd and Stephen Santore to lead SpotCo as CEO retires

Jim Edwards is retiring and stepping down as chief executive of SpotCo this June, the marketing agency announced Wednesday. As Edwards steps down, Shelby Ladd...

Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds elects new co-chairs

The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds has new leadership. Laura Penn, head of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and D. Joseph Hartnett of...

Michael Riedel is leaving the New York Post for radio

Michael Riedel is leaving the New York Post after 20 years as its theater columnist. Riedel is leaving the paper to work at radio station...

Robert Wankel takes over BC/EFA as Paul Libin retires

Robert Wankel, president of The Shubert Organization, will take over as head of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, as Paul Libin retired after 24 years...

Drew Cohen appointed chief executive officer of Music Theatre International

Drew Cohen, current president of Music Theatre International, has been promoted to chief executive officer of the theatrical licensing company. Cohen will continue as...

MCC drops Neil LaBute as playwright-in-residence, cancels upcoming play

MCC Theater has ended Neil LaBute's role as its playwright in residence, the off Broadway theater company announced Thursday. In a statement obtained by Broadway...

Jeremy Gerard is no longer working at Deadline

Theater journalist and critic Jeremy Gerard no longer works at Deadline. Deadline did not extend Gerard's contract, Gerard wrote in an email that he shared...

Troika Entertainment creates new role of executive vice president of production

Kori Prior is joining Troika Entertainment in the new position of executive vice president of production. Prior comes to Troika after working with Blue Man...

Networks Presentations hires new chief operating officer

Touring company Networks Presentations LLC has hired Jennifer Ardizzone-West as its chief operating officer, the company announced Monday. Ardizonne-West comes to Networks Presentations after serving...

Troika Entertainment appoints new chief operating officer

Tour operator Troika Entertainment LLC announced Angela Rowles as its new chief operating officer, effective Jan. 15. Rowles was most recently the managing director of...

Thomas Schumacher elected as chairman of Broadway League

Thomas Schumacher, president of Disney Theatrical, was announced Tuesday as the new chairman of the board of the Broadway League. Schumacher, also a producer at...

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society elects new board leadership

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society has elected a new vice president and a new secretary. The union, which has an active membership of...

Former New York Times editor Erik Piepenburg joining Serino Coyne

Erik Piepenburg, a former New York Times digital theater editor, is joining ad agency Serino Coyne as features editor. Piepenburg comes to Serino Coyne after...