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									                                            February 14 - 17, 2005

           “This annual conference is       Shake the Minds
                                            and Stir the Senses ............ pg 3
   an opportunity for all of us to mix
                                            In the Mix ........................... pg 5
 our ideas and knowledge with those
                                            broadway Shakers ............. pg 7
  of our colleagues and friends in the
                                            Stirring the Mix .................. pg 18
hopes of re-invigorating our business.
   Dare I say we look to raise the bar
                on all our endeavors?”
                           – Scott Zeiger
                                                                              brings a unique experience and wisdom

                                                                              to our table this week. We encourage
                                                                              you to garnish our sessions with your

                                                                              comments, suggestions and ideas. Give it

      THe MINDS
      THe MINDS                                                               to us straight up. We want to know the

           aND S TIR
           aND STIR
                                                                              thoughts that pour from your imaginations
                                                                              and drive your decisions. Together, we can

    THe SeNSeS...”
                                                                              continue to re-invent

    THe SeNSeS...”
    THe SeNSeS...”                                                            our industry and find ways to tackle
                                                                              our new ventures with a twist.

                                                                              And now I raise my glass to all of you.
“Welcome to the 17th Annual Clear    before. New ventures and styles          Producers, general managers, press
 Channel Entertainment Theatrical    on Broadway, and the explosion of        agents, partners and friends… here’s
   Conference. I am delighted that   Broadway entertainment outside of        to a great week in sunny Miami! May
     you have joined us for our      New York City gives us an opportunity    you find yourself shaken and stirred by
       annual gathering in Florida   to challenge and shake our minds and     our conversations, presentations and
        and hope you are ready to    stir the senses of our audiences.        performances.”
         enjoy the days ahead with                                            – Scott Zeiger
         friends and colleagues.
                                     This annual conference is an
                                     opportunity for all of us to mix our
        Our theatrical family has    ideas and knowledge with those of
         been thinking out of the    our colleagues and friends in the
             box this year more      hopes of re-invigorating our business.
                    than ever        Dare I say we look to raise the bar
                                     on all our endeavors? Each of you
              17TH aNNual Clear CHaNNel eNTerTaINMeNT                                                                  4:00 p.m. Martin Short’s Going to broadway
             THeaTrICal CoNFereNCe • February 14 - 17, 2005                                                                        Featuring: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

               loewS MIaMI beaCH HoTel • MIaMI beaCH, Fl                                                   7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Cocktails
                                                                                     se noted.
               All activities will be held in the Americana Ballroom, unless otherwi                                               The Shore Club // 1901 Collins Avenue

                                                                                                          8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner
                                                                                                                                   Jerry’s Famous Deli // 1450 Collins Avenue

    	                                   Monday	//	February	14,	2005                                                                aLL shook uP
                                                                                                                                   Featuring: Jenn Gambatese,
          7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Cocktails // Americana Lawn                                                                        Cheyenne Jackson and Broadway’s Class Act

                                LittLe Women
                                       introduction: Ken Gentry
                                       Featuring: Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern, Jenny Powers,      	                              Wednesday	//	February	16,	200
                                       Amy McAlexander, Megan McGinnis, and Danny Gurwin                                                                                                      5
         8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner // Americana Ballroom                                                            8:00 a.m. breakfast // American
                                                                                                                                                        a Foyer
                                                                                                           9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. broadw
                                La cage aux FoLLes                                                                                       ay’s Family Feud
                                        i troduction: Nick Scandalios
                                                                                                                                    host: Bill Rosenfield
                                                                                                                                    contestants: Jim Bozzi, Anne Fran
                                                                                                                                                                      cis, Steve Schnepp,
                                                                                                                                    Michelle Gold, Elliott Brown, Ken
                                                                                                                                                                      Gentry, Toby Mattox,
                                                                                                                                    Judy Lisi, Drew Hodges, Maria Van

	                                     Tuesday	//	February	15,	2005	                                   10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Gu
                                                                                                                                  est Speaker:
                                                     a Foyer                                                                  Paul Higham, Former CMo
                     8:00 a.m. breakfast // American                                                                                                    of wal-Mart
                                                   s // Scott Zeiger                                                          an expert’s formula for CrM,
                                     me remark
         9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. welco                                                                                          product branding and succes
                                      ng into PbS: an inside look                                                                                         sful
        9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Pluggi                                nce
                                                                                                                              marketing techniques
                               at a culture-making performa                                           11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. bre
                                         oderator: Jonathan Hoch
                                                                          Kavanagh and Vicki Wright   11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Fro
                                       PaneLists: Gustavo Sagastume, Dave                                                         m Screen to Stage
                                                                                                                                    moderator: John Rando
                                   vid rockwell
        10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Da
                                                                                                                                   PaneLists: Marc Shaiman and Scot
                                                                                                                                                                     t Wittman (hairsPray),
                                                                                                                                   Glenn Slater, Stephen A Weiner
                                    ak                                                                                                                             (the hudsucker Proxy),
        11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. bre                                                                                                Matt Sklar, Chad Beguelin (get s
                                    ving on The wrong Side
        11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Dri                        and beyond                                 12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. lun
                                CCe on the road to europe                                                                        ch // Americana Lawn
                                                                                                       1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Town
                                       m oderator: David Ian                                                                       Hall
                                       PaneList: Stacey Haynes, Elizabeth                                                          Leaders: Scott Zeiger, David Ande
                                                                         g                                                                                           rson, Lauren Reid, Jen Costello
                                       Crispin Ollington, Georgiana Youn                                                           Featuring: Actors Equity Associatio
                                                                                                                                                                       n new rules update from Alan Willia
                                    ch // Americana Lawn                                                              7:30 p.m. Cocktails and Din
         12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. lun                                                                                                               ner
                                       mance Showcase
          2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Perfor                                                                                            Mansion Nightclub // 1235 Washingt
                                                                                                                                                                       on Avenue
                                        Featuring: The Rat Pack
                                                                                                                                  dirty rotten scoundreLs
                                        Is This The New broadway?
                                                                                                                                  introduction: Marty Bell
           2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Vegas:                                                                                           Featuring: David Yazbeck and Laur
                                                                                                                                                                    a Marie Duncan
                                        m oderator: Scott Zeiger
                                        PaneLists: Michael Gill, Robe
                                                                      rt Earl, Dave Kirvin,
                                        Kevin McCollum, Kiki Nesbitt and Bill Taylo
                              THe broaDway SHakerS                                                                                                            suTTon	FosTer               Ken	genTry
                                                                                                                                                                             actor        Producer
                             david	anderson                 JiM	bozzi                                                                                                Little Women         NETWorks
President and Chief operating officer                       Director of Marketing                                                Sutton Foster (Jo), Broadway: thoroughLy modern           Currently, NETworks Presentations, the
                 Clear Channel Theatrical                   Jim Koplik Presents                                               miLLie (created the role of Millie Dillmount, for which     production company Gentry founded in 1995, has
                                                                                                                           she received the 2002 Tony Award, Drama Desk Award,            five national tours on the road, including Cameron
   After graduating from Georgetown University with         As Director of Marketing for Jim Koplik Presents, Jim           Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Musical      Mackintosh’s acclaimed productions of okLahoma!
    a degree in international relations, David went on      and his team are responsible for marketing, advertising              and Astaire Award for Best Female Dancer). Other         and oLiver! In addition to his productions here in the
       to become the General Manager of the Warner          and promoting the Yankee Gas Broadway in Connecticut            Broadway and national tours: Les miserabLes (Eponine),        United States, Gentry recently launched NETworks
    Theatre in Washington, DC, the Majestic Theatre         season and over 100 shows that play the Oakdale                     annie (revival), the scarLet PimPerneL (original cast),   Presentations, International, based in London.
        in San Antonio, TX, and the Chicago Theatre in      Theatre in Wallingford. In addition, Jim also markets the            grease! (Sandy), and the WiLL rogers FoLLies. She        the king & i is currently touring the UK. Gentry has
          Chicago, IL. In 1988, Mr. Anderson relocated      25,000 seat Meadows summer amphitheater in Hartford             starred in concert versions of chess and Funny girL for       general managed and produced over 40 national touring
                 to Houston, TX to become president of      and numerous events at the Hartford Civic Center and               the Actors’ Fund of America on Broadway. Regional          productions. Future productions include tours of
                  a new company, Theatre Management         Arena at Harboryard in Bridgeport. Jim began his career           credits include: What the WorLd needs noW, dorian,          annie, my Fair Lady, and LittLe Women - the musicaL.
                  Group, Inc (TMG), with principals Allen   in 1985 at the New Haven Coliseum and joined the                 the three musketeers, south PaciFic, me and my girL.
                   Becker, chairman and founder of Pace     Oakdale Theatre in 1992. He has worked with everyone              She has made numerous television appearances and
                       Entertainment, and Barry Lewis, a    from the dave mattheWs band, (eats with the crew!),
                prominent Houston real estate investor.     tim mcgraW (eats with the crew) and cher (are you
                                                                                                                            cast recordings. Sutton recently made her solo concert        MiChael	gill
                                                                                                                          debut at Lincoln Center. Proud to be a member of Actors’
                   As President of TMG, he oversaw the      kidding!) to cathy rigby, (has a fairy collection in her                Equity since 1992. Love to family and Christian.      President
             restoration and renovation of the Majestic     garden), Frankie avaLon (asked me where I get my                                                                              Gill Theatrical Management, Inc.
               and Empire Theatres in San Antonio, TX,      tan) and most recently richard chamberLain (loves
                the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC,       mayonnaise!). Born in Brooklyn and raised on Long                                                                             Michael Gill is the President of Gill Theatrical
              the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, LA,       Island, (prefers West End 2) Jim now resides in
                                                                                                                                                                anne	FranCis              Management, Inc., a theatrical General Management
               and the acquisition of the Palace Theatre    New Haven with his partner Steve and power                       Anne is excited to attend her 12th Clear Channel/SFX/        office that has become a major management force
                in Louisville, KY. In October 2000, TMG     pup – Henry.                                                     PACE Theatrical Conference this year! She began her          behind the current trends of the Las Vegas and casino
            was acquired by SFX Entertainment, which                                                                      career in 1993 as the Marketing Director at the Majestic        entertainment scenes.
                      has subsequently been acquired by                                                                   Theatre in San Antonio. In 1996, she moved to Houston
                                                                                                                                                                                          With a staff of 12, GTM opened its offices in Las Vegas
                                                                                                                                  to work for Pace Theatrical as a Senior Marketing
                Clear Channel Worldwide. In his role as     ellioT	h.	broWn                                               Director handling such markets as Tempe, New Orleans,
                                                                                                                                                                                          five years ago and specializes in all areas of theatrical
                   President of Theatre Management for                                                                                                                                    production, including venue negotiations, budgeting,
                     Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE),     Partner                                                        Milwaukee and occasionally, Des Moines. In 1998, she
                                                                                                                                                                                          casting, payrolls and all day-to-day management services.
            Mr. Anderson oversaw the operations of 18                                                                         moved to the Northwest Regional office and despite
                                                            Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vassallo, P.C.                                                                                    Michael Gill arrives in Las Vegas from having managed
           theatrical venues under management and/or                                                                      popular misconceptions, she does not handle marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                          over 20 major productions on Broadway, and his office
          consulting agreements with CCE. In addition,      Elliot H. Brown is a partner with Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell      for Seattle, nor is she an accountant (she’s the Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                          specializes in bringing Broadway style entertainmentto
     he was the Clear Channel executive-in-charge of        & Vassallo, P.C. in New York City. He practices in all             Marketing Director for Costa Mesa and Portland). In
                                                                                                                                                                                          the Las Vegas.
    all new theatre development including the recent        areas of the entertainment field, with special emphasis           her spare time, she knits with Lora Marini-Baker and
      redevelopment of the Boston Opera House and           on theater law, television, motion pictures, and book          Catherine Major, likes to cook and reads way too many          GTM’s show roster includes the Las Vegas productions
         the Baltimore France-Merrick Performing Arts       publishing. Among the Broadway and off-Broadway                                                      People Magazines.        of the Phantom oF the oPera at the Venetian Hotel; We
     Center. He was promoted to his current position        shows he has represented are barnum, nine, my one and                                                                         WiLL rock you at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel; mamma
       in December 2004 and now oversees all CCE’s          onLy, the kentucky cycLe, tommy, JekyLL & hyde, i Love                                                                        mia!, storm and chicago at the Mandalay Bay Hotel;
                    theatrical business in North America.   you, you’re PerFect, noW change, death oF a saLesman,                                           Jenn	gaMbaTese                production work for bLue man grouP: Live at Luxor at
                                                                                                                                                                                          the Luxor Hotel & Casino; men are From mars, Women
                                                            dirty bLonde, Fosse, ragtime, seussicaL, the Producers,
                                                            the sWeet smeLL oF success, LittLe Women and aLL shook                                                          actor         are From venus at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel; tony
                                                            uP. A former reporter for United Press International,                                                     All Shook Up        n’ tina’s Wedding at the Rio Suites Hotel & Casino;
                                Chad	beguelin               Mr. Brown has taught entertainment law at Columbia                                                                            and aLWays: Patsy cLine starring saLLy struthers at the
                                                            University School of Law and the Cardozo School of Law.       Jenn Gambatese (Natalie Haller). On Broadway Jenn has           Silverton Hotel & Casino. This fall Michael will produce
                          book writer/lyricist                                                                             cut loose in the 80’s as Urleen in FootLoose, welcomed
         Chad Beguelin wrote the book and lyrics for        Despite various humiliating live appearances at Clear                                                                         & manage the Las Vegas production of hairsPray
                                                            Channel conferences across the years, this is the first           the 60’s as Penny Pingleton in hairsPray, and is now        at the Luxor Hotel & Casino. Future plans include
the rhythm cLub (The Signature Theater), Wicked city                                                                        so excited to be shaking up the 50’s here in aLL shook
   (The American Stage Company, The Mason Street            time he has been listed in the program. He would prefer                                                                       Las Vegas productions of Jerry herman’s miss
                                                            anonymity.                                                     uP! Other credits include Broadway’s a year With Frog          sPectacuLar; barnum; and menoPause: the musicaL.
 Warehouse), and wrote the book for Disney’s stage                                                                        and toad, Off-Broadway’s reeFer madness, and both the
       version of aLaddin (Hyperion Theater). Chad is                                                                        European and North American tours of Fame. A proud
 currently writing a musical version of get shorty for                                                                    member of Actors’ Equity, Jenn thanks the boys at BRS,
             Clear Channel Entertainment, as well as        JenniFer	CosTello                                               her family, friends and God for all the ‘blessons’ of life!
     the Wedding singer for producer Margo Lion and
     New Line Entertainment. His awards include the
                                                            Senior VP of Production
          Edward Kleban Award for Outstanding Lyric         Clear Channel Theatrical
             Writing, the Jonathan Larson Performing        Jennifer Costello has been a theatre junkie her whole
            Arts Foundation Award, and the Gilman &         professional (and pre-professional) life. She just feeds
               Gonzalez-Falla Musical Theater Award.        her addiction now with the official title of Senior VP
                                                            of Production.
                                                                                                                                                              Cheyenne	JaCKson
                               MiChele	gold                JonaThan	hoChWald                                                                                                                         In 1997 Dave Kavanagh became
                                                                                                                                                                                                     and the chief executive of Claddagh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a major shareholder
                                                           executive VP, Creative Dev                                                                                             actor                                                        Records,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ireland’s top music label and hom
                Disney Theatrical Productions                                                                                                                                                                                             e of the chieFtains.
                                        ey Theatrical
                                                           Clear Channel Theatrical                                                                                         All Shook Up            He again negotiated a joint venture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             deal with Warner
     Michele proudly represents Disn                                                                ersity in 1988,                Cheyenne Jackson (Chad). Broadway                                Music, which saw Claddagh’s huge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ly rich catalogue
          ns on the road. A Toronto native,
                                            Michele            Upon graduation from Brown Univ                  ,                   S/B), thoroughLy modern miLLie (Jimm
                                                                                                                                                                           : aida (Radames
                                                                                                                                                                                                    of Irish music available for the first
Productio                                          at                      an intern for Brian Becker in 1988                                                                 y/ Trevor U/S).                                               time in major
   spent the  first few years of her Broadway life             Starting as                                                           NY Workshops: aLtar boyz, marty                                record stores across America
                                                               Jonathan has learn  ed the live entertainment                                                             , orPheus, Pretty
 Livent Inc. before   moving to New York to work at                                                   worked in every                 dead girL, LittLe mary sunshine,                              Dave Kavanagh currently works as
                                     ns and D*Tours.           business from the masters and has                                                                         iLLyria, the great                                                chief executive
Madison Square Garden Productio                                                                    Executive Vice                   gatsby. Regional: West side story                               of Liffey Records, which he set up
                                                               role imaginable. Currently, as the                                                                        (Tony), the most
                                                                                                                                         haPPy FeLLa (Joey), chiLdren oF e                                                                 in 2003. In 2004
                                                                                                       Jonathan, along                                                                              Liffey Records acquired Celtic Colle
                                                               President of Creative Development,                 e new                 (Berger), carouseL (Billy Bigelow),
                                                                                                                                                                            den (Cain), hair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ctions, Ireland’s
                                                                         t Zeiger, is leading an effort to creat                                                             damn yankees          leading independent music label.
                              danny	gurWin                     with Scot
                                                               live experienc es for underserved audiences and
                                                                                                                     to                (Joe Hardy), kismet (The Poet), Prou
                                                                                                                                                                              d Member of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Celtic Collections
                                                                                                                                                                                                   has built up a rich catalogue of legen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             dary Irish groups
                                                                                                                                        Broadway Inspirational Voices. Love
                                             actor             re-invent genres both    independently and in                                                                    to M and Z,        such as the dubLiners, the Fureys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         , the WoLF tones
                                                                                                  ectual property.                         My Boys at B.R.S, Bernie and Craig                      and PhiL couLter.
                                     Little Women               partnership with owners of intell                                       producing and creative staff for your
                                                                                                                                                                                  , and ASU
                                                                                                                                                                                faith in me.       Also during 2004 Dave Kavanagh
                                                                                                                                                                                                      developed the
                                    urinetoWn, the
Danny Gurwin (Laurie) Broadway:                                                                                                                                                                    show ‘ceLtic Woman’ with Celtic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Collections’ MD,
FuLL monty, t  he scarLet PimPerneL, a
                                       LittLe night             david	ian                                                                                                                          sharon broWne, and music compose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             r, david doWnes.
                               Opera and Kennedy                                                                                                                                                  He then negotiated a deal with EMI
 music (NYC Opera, also L.A.
                                       about men,               Managing Director of europe                                                                      dave	Kavanagh                    the development of the show and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            to partner in
     Center). Off-Broadway: the thing                                                                                                                                                                                                    in releasing the
                               den broadWay 2001,               Clear Channel Entertainment                                                                       Chief executive                 CD and DVD of the show. ceLtic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Woman will be
  shakesPeare’s r & J, Forbid                                                                        the Theatrical                                                                               broadcast on PBS in the US in Marc
      a neW brain, the most FabuLous
                                         story ever             David Ian was appointed CEO of                                                                       Liffey Records               tour with Clear Channel in the sum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           h 05 and will
                                                                                                       ment - Europe
                               , a maJority oF one,             division of Clear Channel Entertain                                                                                                                                      mer of 05.
   toLd, caPtains courageous                                                                        made Managing                      After graduating from University
                                    broadWay 2001,              in the summer of 2001. He was                                           1975 Dave Kavanagh, who had also
                                                                                                                                                                          College Dublin in
kuni-LemL. Recordings: Forbidden                                Director of Europe, earlier this year.                                                                         completed a
             kuni-LemL, a christ mas survivaL guide,                                                                              year as the entertainment’s offic
                                                                                                                                                                    er, became a concert         dave	Kirvin
                                                                                                      ing credits include:
                                         , University           David Ian’s producing / co-produc                                      promoter bringing many major acts
    i sing! Film: rosen’s son. Graduate                                           Fever at the London Palladium,                         culminating in the Castlebar Inter
                                                                                                                                                                             to Ireland and      Partner
                                   Theatre Program.              saturday night
             of Michigan Musical                                                                       an at the Apollo                                                     national Music
                                                                 rob becker’s deFending the cavem                                     Festival that was attended by over
                                                                                                                                                                            60,000 people        Kirvin Doak Communications
                                                                                                       1999 Olivier Award
                                                                 Theatre, London (which won the                                   and featured the Pretenders, ian
                                                                                                                                                                     drury, undertones,
                                                                                                     at the Dominion,                                                                             Dave Kirvin is a partner at Kirvin
                                                                 for Best Entertainment), grease                                    moving hearts and other internatio                                                               Doak
                                   Paul	highaM                   Cambridg   e and Victoria Palace Theatres, in
                                                                                                                   London,         set up the Road Runner Agency,
                                                                                                                                                                         nal acts. He also
                                                                                                                                                                      which represented
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Communications, Nevada’s large
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      st public relations
                                    cer                                             at the Lyric Theatre London ,                     u2, the boomtoWn rats, christy                             firm and winner of PR Week’s 2004
        Former Chief Marketing offi
                                                                 ain’t misbehavin                                                                                        moore, PLanxty,                                                  “Boutique
                                                                                                        dium and anything                                                                        PR Agency of the Year” Award. Kirvin
                          of wal-Mart                            the king and i at the London Palla                                             thin Lizzy and many other top Irish                                                         Doak has
                                                                                                        . Tours include                                                               Acts.      successfully developed and exec
                                                                 goes at Theatre Royal Drury Lane                                  As manager of Clannad between                                                                      uted public relations
                                     Marketing Officer                                                  irates oF Penzance,                                                                      campaigns for some of Las Vega
For 13 years Paul was the Chief                                   grease, Jesus christ suPerstar, P
                                                                                                               rain, evita,        steered the band to unprecedente
                                                                                                                                                                      1982 and 1996, he                                              s’ most high-profile
     of Wal-Mart Stor    es, Inc. Paul was responsible            the  rocky horror shoW, singin’ in the                         the world. During his management
                                                                                                                                                                       d success all over        resorts, entertainment productio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ns, restaurants and
      for advertising, research, marketing
                                                and other         chess, dr  doLittLe, the king and i and the aren                                                     the band received        retail outlets, including MGM Mira
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ge, Mandalay
                                                                                                                and grease ,              over 20 platinum discs and won                        Bay Resort & Casino, cirque du s
                                                                                    aPPy days, the musicaL                                                                  many awards
   functions for all   divisions and in all 10 countries          productions of h                                              including a British Academy Awa
                                                                                                                                                                   rd, a Grammy and an          mia!, siegFried & roy, Penn & teLLer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      oLeiL, mamma
                                                Higham’s          in Australia.
         that Wal-Mart operated in. During                                                                                                         Ivor Novello award for Harry’s Gam                                                    , chicago, the
                                                                                                          er Awards from                                                                 e.     Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Grou
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    p, Clint Holmes,
    tenure Wal-Mart      grew from $19 Billion in sales           David produced the Laurence Olivi                                   In 1993 he set up the Celtic Hear                         the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Tiffan
                                                                                                             on Theatre.
          to $219 Billion making Wal-Mart
                                               the largest        1996 to 1999 for the Society of Lond                                 u2 manager, Paul McGuinness. The
                                                                                                                                                                          tbeat label with
                                                                                                                                                                                                Michelin Championship PGA even
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          y & Co., the
                                                                                                          David oversees                                                      label was a                                             t and others.
    company in the     world. Prior to joining Wal-Mart            For Clear Channel Entertainment,                  de the
                                                                                                                                    vehicle for the marketing and sales
                                                                                                                                                                          of Celtic music
                                                                                                                                                                                                He is former award-winning journ
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     alist in both
       Higham was Vice President of Adve
                                                 rtising for       the oper ation of 21 UK theatres. These inclu                     internationally. He negotiated a joint                     Colorado and California.
                                                                                                                                                                             venture deal
                                                                                    um and Apollo Victoria theatres in
 Target Stores. Indu    cted into the Retail Advertising           Dominion, Lyce                                                     with Doug Morris, Chairman of Univ
                                                                                                                                                                             ersal Music.
                                             ient of many          London.                                                         The label achieved substantial succ
  Hall of Fame in 2000, he is the recip                                                                  d for Clear Channel   included the release of the multi
                                                                                                                                                                         ess, which also
        awards and   honors including the first Ad Age             Current shows produced by Davi                               album that won the labels 1st Gram
                                                                                                                                                                   platinum Riverdance
                                                                                                            of chicago,
                            Marketer of the Year award.             Entertainment include the UK tours                            soundtrack to Ireland’s most succ
                                                                                                                                                                       my. This was the
                                                                    starLight exPress and cats
                                                                                                  and the West End                                                    essful show ever,
                                               agement is                                                    tre Royal            riverdance. The label sold over 7
    CRM or Customer Relationship Man                                production of The Producers at Thea                                                             million albums and
                                                                                                                                 in recognition of this was voted the
       one of the hottest marketing     strategies today.           Drury Lane.                                                                                         number 1 world
                                               adopt CRM                                                                              music label for 3 consecutive years
       Ironically, many organizations who                                                                                               magazine. Having established itself
                                                                                                                                                                             by Billboard
                                            their business                                                                                                                    as the top
    find that they have neither grown                                                                                                   Celtic music label it was subseque
                                                                                                                                                                             ntly sold to
                                              rs. Higham,
      or relationships with their custome                                                                                                                      Universal Music Group.
       the architect of Wal-Mart’s   15 year real people
        marketing strategies explains how
           can get more out of their  CRM strategies by
                          developing customers for life.
                                       susie	KraJsa             Before arts management, she was a singer, training at                                    aMy	MCalexander                   Maureen	MCgovern
                                                                the University of Minnesota and the Julliard School of
       Senior Vice President of Marketing                       Music and the Metropolitan Opera. Among other awards,                                                          actor       actor
                      Clear Channel Theatrical                  she was also a recipient of the League of American                                                     Little Women        Little Women
                                                                Theaters’ Sam L’Hommedieu Award for Best Presenter.
Susie Krajsa is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for                                                                         Amy McAlexander (Amy) is a native of Houston, TX        Maureen McGovern (Marmee) has starred on
   Clear Channel Entertainment’s Theatrical division. Her                                                                           and an Otterbein College graduate. Credits include     Broadway in the Pirates oF Penzance, nine and
      national and regional responsibilities include working                                                                      enter the guardsman (San Jose Rep), damn yankees         3 Penny oPera and in the Broadway national tour of
       with the regional executives who oversee CCE’s 10        hoyT	T.	(Toby)	MaTTox                                           (Utah Shakespeare Festival), FLim FLam (York Theatre).     the king and i. Regional: eLegies, dear WorLd,
   theatrical regional offices and their marketing directors    executive Director                                             She is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut in this     Letters From ‘nam, the Lion in Winter, the umbreLLas
     – representing 60+ markets across North America as                                                                       fabulous show! Special thanks to my managers for their       oF cherbourg, oF thee i sing, Let ‘em eat cake!,
    they present and market Theatrical touring Broadway
                                                                Society for the Performing Arts                               support, Lester Ottinger, my parents for believing in me,    the sound oF music, south PaciFic, guys and doLLs
shows. The focus of Susie’s responsibilities is to oversee      Hoyt T. (Toby) Mattox was named executive director              Matt Ferraro (because three years I promised to thank      and i do, i do. Films: the toWering inFerno and
     all single ticket and subscription marketing efforts for   of the Society for the Performing Arts in 1980. Society                              him) and this compassionate cast!     airPLane! Dream Works animated video: JosePh:
   CCE’s Broadway circuit across the country. Susie also        for the Performing Arts, a 38–year old arts presenting                                                                     king oF dreams. A two-time Grammy nominee, her
  serves as a liaison between the regional offices and the      organization and the largest in the Southwest, was                                          Kevin	MCColluM                 25 critically acclaimed recordings include tributes
     New York office. Since the merger of SFX/PACE into         founded in 1966 to bring renowned artists to the newly                                              Co-founder             to Gershwin, Arlen and Alan and Marilyn Bergman,
 Clear Channel, Susie has played a key role in developing       built Jones Hall in Houston, Texas. Its inaugural season                                                                   and the Oscar winning gold record, the morning
         cross-divisional opportunities throughout the Clear    offered three events with an annual budget of $191,000.                                      The Producing Office          aFter. Visit and
    Channel family. A graduate of Florida State University,     Under the leadership of Executive Director Toby Mattox,              Kevin McCollum co-founded The Producing Office        the Maureen McGovern “Works of the Heart”
     Susie has enjoyed a significant and diversified career     the organization has 22 events scheduled for the 2004               with Jeffrey Seller in 1995. The Producing Office is   Foundation.
 path since joining the company in 1990. In her free time,      - 05 season and an annual budget of more than $3.8                represented on Broadway by avenue q winner of the
she enjoys spending time with her husband, George, and          million.                                                            2004 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book and
                    their two children, Rebecca and Jordan.
                                                                Each season, S.P.A., one of the fastest growing               Best Score as well as rent which won the 1996 Pulitzer       CrisPin	ollingTon
                                                                independent non-profit presenting organizations in the           Prize for Drama and four Tony Awards, including Best
                                                                                                                                 Musical. Off Broadway, Kevin produced de La guarda
                                                                                                                                                                                           Managing Director of Marketing
                                                                U.S., brings the world’s greatest performing artists
                                           JudiTh	lisi          and companies to Houston. Performance range from                 which has seen companies in Las Vegas, Amsterdam,         Clear Channel Theatrical, London
                                                                traditional to contemporary and include artists of great              Tokyo Tel Aviv and Seoul. At the Curran Theater in
                                    President                                                                                     2002 McCollum produced Baz Luhrmann’s Broadway
                                                                                                                                                                                           Crispin Ollington has recently been appointed as the
                                                                renown as well as artists of great promise. S.P.A.’s                                                                       Managing Director of Marketing in London. Working
          Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Inc.                presentations include orchestras, dance companies,             production of Puccini’s La boheme, which won Two Tony       with a team of 21 people the goal of the department
  Judith Lisi particularly likes this conference and always     recitalists, solo performers, new art forms and culture         Awards. Mr. McCollum is a Managing Partner in a new        is to provide full marketing and sales support to
           returns to Tampa with a very happy headache.         specific attractions. Also, under the direction of Mattox,          off-Broadway theatre complex called 37 Arts where      both West End and touring productions in the UK
                                                                Society for the Performing Arts is involved in a multitude       Mikhail Baryshnikov will be in residence with his new     and the rest of Europe. Over the past 18 months the
     She is a veteran Broadway presenter with more than         of outreach and education programs within the Houston        company. Mr. McCollum is also Co-owner of The Booking
       20 years experience and more than 200 Broadway                                                                                                                                      department has planned and implemented campaigns
                                                                community each year.                                          Group, a pre-eminent theatrical booking agency currently     for West End productions such as meL brooks’
      presentations. She served as President/CEO of the                                                                      handling the national tours of the Producers, mamma mia,
   Shubert Performing Arts Center in New Haven for ten          Prior to joining the Society for the Performing                                                                            the Producers starring Nathan Lane and Lee Evans,
                                                                                                                                 and rent. Mr. McCollum was the executive producer         anything goes, guys & doLLs, mattheW bourne’s sWan
   years, where she founded the Broadway subscription           Arts, Mattox was public relations manager of the
                                                                                                                                of the feature film Jeffrey and was the recipient of the   Lake; UK National Touring productions of cats, chicago,
     series and increased it to two-week runs and 12,000        southwestern home office of Prudential Insurance from
                                                                                                                                Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Commercial          starLight exPress, the king & i and Fosse; and European
subscribers by the time she left in 1992. She also retired      1974 to 1980.
                                                                                                                                   Theatre Producing in 1995. McCollum was trained at      tours of gumboots, taPdogs and chicago. Additional
   a $1.5 million dollar debt and left the institution a $2.5   Earlier in his career, Mattox was appointed development         the Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati and earned his
million dollar endowment. While there, she also founded                                                                                                                                    productions for 2005/6 include hairsPray, the sound
                                                                director and administrative manager of the Houston            Masters’ degree in film producing from the University of     oF music and 42nd street.
 the Shubert Opera Company and series in collaboration          Symphony and was public relations director of Sakowitz,        Southern California. Kevin McCollum was the CEO and
         with Yale University School of Music in which, as      Inc. He joined Foley’s department store’s public relations                    President of the Ordway Music Theatre in     In addition to marketing productions the team also lends
      Executive Producer, she produced four major opera         and special events department in 1966 after serving as a                   St. Paul Minnesota for 7 years (1995 – 2002)    strategic group sales and marketing expertise to CCE
     productions a year totaling 30 full-scale grand operas     Public Information Officer in the United States Air Force.                                                                 venues through its National Group Sales and Venues’
                                          during her tenure.    At Foley’s, Mattox established Foley’s ticket centers                                                                      Marketing teams.
     In 1992, she joined the Tampa Bay Performing Arts          to sell tickets to Astros baseball games, the Houston                                       Megan	MCginnis                 The department also boasts the West End’s only full
  Center as President/CEO and in partnership with Clear         Livestock and Rodeo Show as well as events from                                                                            time Marketing Partnerships team and three members
  Channel, increased subscriptions from 4,500 to 12,000         Houston’s growing arts community.                                                                              actor       of staff devoted to developing theatrical marketing via
 and Broadway weeks from five to approximately fifteen          Throughout his career, Mattox has served on various                                                    Little Women        New Media and the web.
   weeks per year. She again retired a $3.5 million dollar      regional and national arts committees including the                                                                        Before joining CCE, Crispin was a Senior Account
                                                                                                                               Megan McGinnis (Beth). Broadway: Belle in beauty and
         inherited debt and has raised a $30 million dollar     National Task Force on Touring and Presenting the Arts                                                                     Director at the West End’s largest advertising and
                                                                                                                                the beast, thoroughLy modern miLLie, Parade, diary oF
     endowment and is in the process of building a new          in the United States. He serves on various funding panels                                                                  marketing agency Dewynters. His clients included
                                                                                                                                   anne Frank. National tours: James Joyce’s the dead,
       45,000 square feet school for the performing arts        for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Texas                                                                         chicago, bombay dreams, starLight exPress and
                                                                                                                               the sound oF music (Liesl). Readings/workshops: good
   which will also house the fifth theater of the complex.      Commission on the Arts, the Cultural Arts Council of                                                                       the much-anticipated the Lord oF the rings -
                                                                                                                                    vibrations (NYS&F), the robber bridegroom (MTC),
    She also founded Opera Tampa which celebrates its           Houston/Harris County, among others.                                                                                       the musicaL. Between 1997-2001 he was
                                                                                                                               LittLe mary sunshine (Roundabout). TV / film: anyWhere
        10th anniversary this year, producing over 20 full-                                                                                                                                Marketing Manager for Barry & Fran Weissler
                                                                Mattox received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism      but here, the Look, a gooFy movie, Wings, sister, sister,
       scale opera productions and her highly successful                                                                                                                                   in the London office of Chicago, a job he
                                                                from Texas A&M University in 1959. He has traveled                 dear John, bLossom (recurring). To her awe-inspiring
               cabaret theater program which includes 13                                                                                                                                   took after 8 years of working in various
                                                                extensively around the world. He and his wife, Rachel               parents, Mary and Phil. And to her loving league of
                productions, from Forever PLaid in 1993 to                                                                                                                                 marketing roles at Dewynters (again)
                                                                Anne, a dancer/actress/director and high school theater                    LittLe Women sisters, both past and present.
                    i Love you, your PerFect, noW change                                                                                                                                   where he worked on more than
                                                                arts teacher, have two children, Meredith and Aaron,
                                                  this year.                                                                                                                               100 shows.
                                                                and two grandchildren.
                             laurie	PoMerson                                                                                                                                                                                  ess in 1981 and
                                                                Geffen Playhouse. Upcoming theatre productions
                                                                                                                                                              ival Public Theater,        Steven started in the theatre busin              ager,
                                                               for Rando include the stage musical adaptation of       at the New York Shakespeare Fest                                   has served as a marketing director, theatre man
                             National Director                                                                                                                       at New York
                                                               the Wedding singer, and some kind a WonderFuL,              as  a Dresser of the Children’s Chorus                         touring company manager and book
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ing agent.
                                                                                                                                                                             nt film
                       of Strategic Marketing                  a new musical based on the songs of Gerry Goffin             City Oper  a, as a story editor for independe
                                                               and Carole King. In addition, Rando will make his        producer Howard      Gottfried, and as a freelance write
                          Clear Channel Theatrical                                                                                                a one act comedy is published
                                                               feature directorial debut with the coLLege exPerience          (bridaL terrorism
 Laurie Pomerson began her career with the company
                                                               for Warner Bros. with Adam Schroeder and                         by Samuel French and is performed
                                                                                                                                                                         frequently        MarC	shaiMan
                                                                                                                                                                    fairly frequent
     in 1988 working for Broadway In Columbus where
                                                              Geri Robert producing.                                            throughout the country). He is a                           Composer
  she spent 16 years nurturing Central Ohio’s appetite                                                                                                           Magazine and his                                                    my and Drama
                                                                                                                           contributor to Travel and Leisure                     and       Marc Shaiman received Tony, Gram
       for touring Broadway. This past year has brought       Last season, he directed the off-Broadway plays
                                                                                                                            musical true    Fans written with Nathan Tysen                 Desk Awards for Hairs       pray. He has toiled on more
        big changes to her life, as she was promoted to       bright ideas for Manhattan Class Company Theatre
                                                                                                                           Chris Miller was com    missioned by Musical Theatre            than 50 films including south Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    , Patch adams,
    National Director of Strategic Marketing with Clear       and rounding third. Other off-Broadway credits                                                        Creative Spirit                                               an President,
                                                                                                                           Works (where it won the Daryl Roth                              the First Wives cLub, the americ
      Channel, and moved from the capitol of a state to       include: PoLish Joke for Manhattan Theatre Club;                                                  to Fox Theatricals.                                                eWs, When harry
                                                                                                                           Award) and is now under option                                  sLeePLess in seattLe, broadcast n
     the capitol of the nation with her new husband Dr.       ancient history, engLish made simPLe, mere mortaLs                                                    n from college                                                               s FamiLy,
                                                              and an emPty PLate in the caFe du grand boeuF                His first theatrical job upon graduatio               bury      met saLLy     , beaches, city sLickers, the addam
     Christof Stahel. Among her first challenges in this                                                                   was as an    office boy for producers Edgar Lans                a FeW good men        , sister act, in & out and georg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      e oF
       new position was producing this year’s theatrical      for Primary Stages; things you shouLdn’t say
                                                                                                                                   and Jose  ph Beruh where he met his partn                the JungLe. He has been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          nominated five times for an
     conference, a daunting yet welcomed task having          Past midnight at the Promenade; the comedy oF                                   Gary Gunas with whom he happ                  Oscar and lost every time. He start
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ed his career as
 realized she’s too old for the after-hours parties she’s    errors for the Acting Company; When Ladies battLe,                                       resides in London England.            voca  l arranger for Bette Midler, eventually
                                                             venetian tWins and tWeLFth night for the Pearl                                                                                                                                      boration
 enjoyed many previous years. Following a successful
                                                                                                                                                                                            her mus    ical director and producer. Their colla
                                                             Theatre. Rando has directed regionally at The Globe
   conference, you will find Laurie tackling many new
                                                                                                                                                                                            on her Emmy       Award-winning performance for
                                                             Theaters, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Actors Theatre
      endeavors as part of the national marketing team
    for Broadway Across America. Along the way she           of Louisville, Cleveland Play House, Studio Arena in                                 gusTavo	sagasTuMe                         Johnny Carson’s final tonight shoW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will always
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       was not chosen
                                                                                                                                                                                             remain a dream. He auditioned but
   hopes to plan a 2008 Farewell Gala for many of her        Buffalo, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Playmakers                        Vice President, Programming                            to play himself on her sitcom. Marc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        was an Emmy
                                                             Rep in North Carolina, Syracuse Stage and Portland                                               PBS                                                                               (the
                                   new neighbors in DC.                                                                                                                                      nominee     for writing on saturday night Live
                                                             Stage Company. He was a Drama League directing
                                                                                                                                                                          and public         Sweeney Siste      rs) and is an actual Emmy Award
                                                             fellow and holds an M.F.A. from UCLA.                                 With over 20 years of commercial                                                                    oscar medLeys.
                                                                                                                                                                  stume oversees             winner for co-writing Billy Crystal’s
                                 Jenny	PoWers                                                                            television experience, Gustavo Saga                                  He has been nominated for two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Grammy Awards for
                                                                                                                                                                           PLUS, the
                                                                                                                                  Fundraising Programming and PBS                                                                   ick Jr., and he has
                                                                                                                                                                              ion, he         his arrangements for Harry Conn
                                               actor         lauren	reid                                                   station  syndication program service. In addit                           ed with many other artists including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Peter Allen,
                                                                                                                                               lop projects and evaluate program              work                                                     ne,
                                       Little Women          executive Vice President, Presenting
                                                                                                                          continues to deve
                                                                                                                                                                        ram Service.          Eric Clapton,    Lauryn Hill, Nathan Lane, Patti LuPo
                                                                                                                                 proposals for PBS’s National Prog                                                  Barbra Streisand. He resides in
   Jenny Powers (Meg). Broadway debut! Theatrical                                                                                                                  was the general            Martin Short and
                                                             Clear Channel Theatrical                                      Prior to his arrival at PBS, Gustavo                               both Los Angeles and New York
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     City with theatre
        credits: soundheim’s bounce (Kennedy Center,                                                                           manager of PBS member station                                                                              an. Their 23-year
                                                             Lauren oversees all aspects of the Presenting                                                                  U/Tampa,          director and collaborator Scott Wittm
             Goodman); a LittLe night music (Chicago                                                                     Before com    ing to WLRN, he served at WED                                                                      ent.
                                                                                                                                                                                    as        relat ionship is his proudest achievem
       Shakespeare); Frank gaLati/stePhen FLaherty’s         business including programming, operations,
                                                                                                                                first as vice president of operations and later
         a Long gay book (Chicago’s Barber Theatre);         marketing and national sales.
                                                                                                                             senior vice president    of national programming. He
                                                                                                                                                                ramming executive
        everything’s ducky (Northlight); 1776 (Marriot                                                                   has served as production and prog
    Lincolnshire). TV: guiding Light, aLL my chiLdren.                                                                            for stations in Boston, Indianapo
                                                                                                                                                                      lis, Tampa and         MarTin	shorT
       Original cast recording of bounce. Bachelor of       bill	rosenField                                                   Miam    i. He has served as producer and
                                                                                                                                                                                   ials       actor
  Music and a Theatre Certificate from Northwestern
                                                             Bill Rosenfield returns for his second Clear Channel          producer of     numerous television series and spec                Born in Ontario, Canada, Short bega
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     n his career on
  University. To all of her friends and family in Boston                                                                        including man    y performance program including:                                                , where his work
                                                             Conference and parental visit. For the years 1991
                                                                                                                                                                         kings: tierra        Canada’s sctv comedy netWork
           (and beyond): dreams really do come true!         through 2001 he was in charge of Original Cast                       yanni Live at the acroPoLis, gyPsy                          garnered an Emmy Award. Short’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    proven ability
                                                                                                                                                                    , sWing aLive: at
                                                             Albums and Film Soundtracks for RCA Victor (where            gitana, John tesh: Live at red rocks                                as a comedic   chameleon and his host of hilarious
                                                                                                                                         the hoLLyWood PaLadium
                                                                                                                                                                   and many others.                                                     tion of saturday
                                                             he remains a consultant). Among the Broadway                                                                                     impressions brought him to the atten
                                   John	rando                                                                                                                                                                                       Short was
                                                             recordings he was responsible for are the current:                                                                               night Live. After only one season,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  out performances
                                                             avenue q, chicago, and the upcoming aLL shook                                                                                    instantly recognized for his stand
   John Rando is the Tony Award winning director of          uP. Additionally he has been responsible for the                                                sTeven	sChnePP                    and  on-the-mark impressions of such
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         characters as
     urinetoWn. He recently directed the doWntoWn
                                                             recordings of caroLine ,or change, thoroughLy                                                          President                  Ed Grimley,  Jackie Rogers Jr., legendary song
                                                             modern miLLie, assassins, the Who’s tommy ,                                                                                       Irving Cohen and   lawyer Nathan Thurm. With the
        PLays, the centerpiece of the Tribeca Theater
                                                             ragtime, grand hoteL, the FuLL monty, urinetoWn,                                              AWA Touring Services                tremendous exposure he gained
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   on saturday night
            Festival, an evening of premiere plays by                                                                                                                                                                                  track and quickly
                                                             a neW brain, cabaret, titanic, and at least 50 more.                                                    of AWA Touring            Live, he was on the Hollywood fast
            Paul Rudnick, Kenneth Lonergan, Wendy                                                                               Steven Schnepp is the president                                                                       .
                                                            His film soundtracks include: the star Wars sPeciaL                                                           booking and          crossed over into feature film work
Wasserstein, Douglas Carter Beane, Jon Robin Baitz,                                                                              Services, an independent theatrical
                                                            editions, the FuLL monty, Living out Loud, return to
                                                                                                                                           agency distributing musicals, plays
                                                                                                                                                                                    and                                            in three amigos.
    Neil Labute, Warren Leight, David Henry Hwang,
                                                            me, the thin red Line and everyone says i Love you.                marketing                                                        Short made his big screen debut                 ay night
  and Frank Pugliese. Other Broadway plays include                                                                             attractions inter nationally. Current projects include           where he   worked along side former saturd
      neiL simon’s the dinner Party and a thousand
                                                            His recordings have been nominated for 27 Grammys
                                                                                                                                  Les misérabLes, the Phantom oF the
                                                                                                                                                                           oPera, miss
                                                                                                                                                                                                Live colleagues  Chevy Chase and Steve Martin. Over
                                                            and won 4 times. He has won Two Drama Desk                                                                  e’s sWan Lake,                                                 plum comedic
 cLoWns. In addition, Rando recently directed the US
                                                            Awards (1992 and 2002) , an SDC Foundation Mr.                     saigon, okLahoma!, mattheW bourn                                 the years he has continued to land
                                                                                                                                                                      , hank WiLLiams                                                  inner sPace,
 National Tour and Canadian premiere of urinetoWn,
                                                            Abbott Award and some other cool citations along                   nunsense starring debbie reynoLds                                roles in theatrical releases such as
                                                                                                                                                                                dreams,                                              e to JungLe and
     Steve Martin’s adaptation of the underPants at
                                                            the way. Prior to his life as a record guy he worked in              Lost  highWay, ring oF Fire, Fosse, cirque                     Tim Burton’s mars attacks, JungL
                                                                                                                                                                          iaL ice stars,
                                                                                                                             sLeePing beauty  on ice starring the imPer
                                                            the Play Department (aka Arts & Leisure)                                                                    exPLorer Live!.
                                                                                                                                  bLue’s cLues Live!, and dora, the
                                            the big Picture,     MaTTheW	sKlar                                                                               Maria	van	laanen                   Miles	C.	WilKin
                                among others. Perhaps his
                      most memorable role was that of the        Composer                                                                                Director of Marketing                  Chief operating officer
               scene-stealing Franck the wedding planner         Matthew Sklar is currently writing the music for two                                     and Communications                    Clear Channel Entertainment
               in Father oF the bride. He later reprised the     stage adaptations: the Wedding singer (produced by
                                                                 Margo Lion and New Line Cinema) and get shorty                                  Fox Cities Performing Arts Center              Miles Wilkin is Chief Operating Officer of
               hilarious portrayal for Father oF the bride ii.
                                                                 (produced by Clear Channel Entertainment). Other                       Maria Van Laanen is the Director of Marketing and       Clear Channel Entertainment. The $1.7 billion
    Not limiting himself to acting, Short has also written,      original works include the rhythm cLub, Wicked city,                                                                           company is the world’s leading producer and
                                                                                                                                       Communications for the Fox Cities Performing Arts
 produced and starred in three highly acclaimed comedy           and many projects for Walt Disney Entertainment. He                                                                            promoter of live entertainment events, as well as
                                                                                                                                  Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. Maria is responsible for
 specials for television. For these efforts, which included      has worked extensively as a pianist and conductor for                                                                          the world’s largest owner and operator or event
                                                                                                                               assuring that this new state-of-the-art facility is positioned
      martin short’s concert For the north americas, for         many Broadway musicals including nine, Les miserabLes,                                                                         venues, with a network of over 135 – including
                                                                                                                                 as the key meeting place for the community as well as a
Showtime, martin short, goes hoLLyWood, for NBC, and             titanic, caroLine or change, miss saigon, and                                                                                  most major amphitheatres in the U.S. Clear Channel
                                                                                                                                   leading presenter of the highest-quality live performing
  the shoW FormerLy knoWn as the martin short shoW,              42nd street. Matthew is a recipient of the                                                                                     Entertainment is a subsidiary of Clear Channel
                                                                                                                               arts attractions. She oversees all advertising, promotional
  for NBC, he won two Cable Ace awards and an Emmy               Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla Musical Theatre Award                                                                                  Worldwide, a global leader in out-of-home advertising,
                                                                                                                                      and public relations activities as well as the Center’s
      Award, respectively. Short’s work in television also       and the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts                                                                                        with radio and television stations and outdoor displays
                                                                                                                                        ticketing, group sales and education departments.
        includes his co-starring, Emmy-nominated role in         Foundation Award.                                                                                                              in over 40 countries.
                                                                                                                                    Prior to embarking on the adventure of opening a new
          the NBC mini-series merLin, one of the highest-
                                                                                                                                     performing arts center, Maria was a Senior Marketing       Under Mr. Wilkin’s direction, Clear Channel Entertainment
             rated programs in the network’s history. And
                                                                                                                                 Director for Clear Channel Entertainment working out of        has an active production roster in the United Kingdom
                following that he co-starred in the critically
                        acclaimed aLice in WonderLand, for       glenn	slaTer                                                   the Minneapolis office and oversaw the Broadway Series          and North America, including the current Broadway
                                                                                                                                  in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Minneapolis.        productions of The Producers, Hairspray and Chicago.
                                   NBC as the Mad Hatter.        Composer
                A veteran of the theater in Canada and on        Glenn Slater began writing songs for the theatre at age                                                                        As the President and founder of PACE Theatrical Group,
                 Broadway, Short has received accolades          seventeen, with the off-Broadway production hoW i                                                                              Wilkin led the company’s development into one of the
                for this varied work on the stage, earning       survived high schooL (1986), and his work has been                                          sTePhen	a.	Weiner                  largest theatrical organizations in North America. From
                      a Tony Award nomination, a Theatre         performed on New York stages ever since. Glenn penned                                                       Composer           1992-1996, Wilkin served as COO of PACE’s former
                  World Award and an Outer Critics Circle        the lyrics for the Manhattan Theatre Club’s Obie-Award-           Steve is honored to receive the 2005 Jonathan Larson         parent company.
                Award for the 1993 Broadway production           winning revue neWyorkers (2001 Lucille Lortel, Drama                 Award with his long time collaborator, lyricist Glenn     Upon receiving his degree in Business Administration
                      of the goodbye girL. Most recently,        Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations). He has also           Slater. Their newest score for the musical the hudsucker        from the University of Florida, Wilkin joined the
                     Martin won the 1999 Tony Award for          created songs for the last five editions of the Ringling       Proxy was recently workshopped at the Perry Mansfield           University’s administrative staff. He was appointed by
                      Best Actor in a Musical for his work       Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. Film projects                New Voices Festival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado         the mayor of Orlando, Fla. to oversee the city’s theaters,
                    in the Neil Simon/Colemon Broadway           include the Walt Disney animated western home on the             through the auspices of the ASCAP-Disney Workshop,            arenas, stadium and convention center.
                       production of LittLe me. In addition,     range, and the live-action/animated fairy tale enchanted,                and will be further developed this year through a
                                                                 both with composer Alan Menken. Also with Menken,                                                                              Wilkin is a member of the Executive Committee of the
                     he also starred in Lawrence Kasdan’s                                                                           commission from Clear Channel Entertainment. With
                                                                 Glenn is currently working on the Broadway adaptation                                                                          League of American Theatres and Producers, a Board
                      Four dogs and a bone at the Geffen                                                                           bookwriter and lyricist Susan DiLallo, Steve composed
                                                                 of disney’s the LittLe mermaid and a musical based on                                                                          Member of Story Theatre, a not-for-profit children’s
                                Playhouse in Los Angeles.                                                                           the music for once uPon a time in neW Jersey which
                                                                 the film the idoLmaker. With composer Stephen Weiner,                                                                          theatre and a member of the University of Florida
                                                                                                                                     won the 2003 Richard Rodgers Award as well as the
                         In the fall of ’99, Short brought his   his collaborator on neWyorkers, he is penning a musical                                                                        President’s Council
                                                                                                                               2003 Kleban Award for Ms. DiLallo’s book. First produced
               comedic and musical talents, versatility and      adaptation of the Coen Brothers’ hudsucker Proxy. Glenn              at the Muhlenberg Summer Music Theater in 2002,
             improvisational genius to the television genre      is the recipient of the prestigious Kleban Award for Lyrics     once uPon a time in neW Jersey will be produced at the
              when he hosted King World’s daily one-hour         (1996), as well as the 2000 ASCAP/Richard Rogers New                                                                           sCoTT	WiTTMan
                                                                                                                                    Marriott Lincolnshire Theater in Chicago next season.
           talk/variety entertainment program, the martin        Horizons Award. He is an alumni of the BMI Musical                 Steve’s Off-Broadway credits include the Obie-Award         writer and Director
                    short shoW. The show garnered seven          Theatre Workshop, and a member of both ASCAP and               winning neWyorkers produced at the Manhattan Theater            Scott Wittman received Tony, Grammy and Drama
                   Emmy nominations, two of which were           the Dramatists’ Guild.                                               Club (Lyrics by Glenn Slater), which received Drama       Desk Awards for hairsPray. On Broadway, in concert,
                         for “Best Show’ and “Best Host”.
                                                                                                                                    Desk, Lucille Lortel and Outer Critics nominations for      for television and in many a boite, Scott Wittman has
        Back for it’s third season, Short currently stars as                                                                    Best Off Broadway musical, and he contributed material          conceived, written and/or directed and collaborated with
      Jiminy Glick in Primetime gLick for Comedy Central.        bill	Taylor                                                       to hamLet sings (lyrics by Peter Mills), produced at the     the following (are you sitting?): Kristin Chenoweth, Jayne
          Recently, Martin starred in Mel Brooks’ critically                                                                         Prospect Theater Company. Regional credits include         County, Sandy Duncan, Christine Ebersole,
                                                                 Chief executive                                                 the musical sPittin image which premiered at the Forum
           acclaimed the Producers with Jason Alexander                                                                                                                                         Dame Edna, Ellen Foley, Annie Golden, Debbie Gravitte,
                                 at The Pantages Theater.        The Really Useful Group                                          Theater in New Jersey (Book by Karin Kasdin, Lyrics by        the High-Heeled Women, Allison Janney, Madeline Kahn,
                                                                                                                                  Laura-Szabo-Cohen). Together with Glenn Slater, Steve         Lainie Kazan, Laura Kenyon (as Lainie Kazan),
     Short’s incredible career has been recognized by the        Born in 1954, Bill Taylor joined Andrew Lloyd Webber’s          won the ASCAP Bernice Cohen Award for their score to
  public and critics alike, and by his Canadian homeland.        The Really Useful Group as Chief Financial Officer                                                                             Nathan Lane, Ute Lemper, Darlene Love, Patti LuPone,
                                                                                                                               Lost in america, and the team also won the 2000 ASCAP            Lypsinka, Ann Magnuson, Andrea Martin, Lonette
      In 1994, Short was awarded the “Order of Canada”           in 1989 and went on to become Chief Executive of                       Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award for Musical
   (the Canadian equivalent to British Knighthood) for his       the Group in May 1997. The Really Useful Group is a                                                                            McKee, Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zora
                                                                                                                                     Theater. Steve thanks Maury Yeston and Jean Banks          Rasmussen, John Sex, Martin Short, Elaine Stritch,
  contribution to Canadian culture and was inducted into         prominent force throughout the world in musical theatre,         at the BMI workshop, and Michael Kerker and Stephen
                the Canadian Walk of Fame in June 2000.          music publishing, records, film and video as well as being                                                                     Bruce Vilanch, Rufus Wainwright, Raquel Welch,
                                                                                                                                    Schwartz at ASCAP Musical Theater for their years of        Holly Woodlawn... and, his most important partner,
                                                                 the co-owner of 12 of London’s West End Theatres.                support, encouragement, and mentoring. Steve lives in         Marc Shaiman, for 23 amazing years. He saw
                                                                 Prior to joining the Group, Bill was Business Affairs           Bucks County, Pennsylvania with his favorite cast - wife       John Waters’ at the Elgin Theatre with his
                                                                 Director of the Sanctuary Group plc, a broad based                             Ryta and daughters Marla, Lisa and Olivia.      friends Billy and Tracey in 1973 and has
                                                                 Entertainment Company and has worked as a Chartered                                                                            never been the same since.
                                                                 Accountant in both London and Hong Kong.
                                                              Previous to this, Georgiana gave the best of her
                              viCKi	r.	WrighT	
                                                                                                                                                               STIrrING THe MIx
                                                              child-bearing years to PACE Theatrical / SFX / Clear
                                    President                 Channel Entertainment as Senior Vice President
                          d Special Events, Inc.              of Business Development based in New York,
                                                              overseeing Theatrical ‘s presenting activity on the                                                                           erson
   As Consultant to PBS, Vicki R. Wright, brings more         road including theatrical subscription seasons and        	                                    exeCuTive	ProduCer laurie Pom
    than 25 years media experience in print, radio, TV,       individual presentations in 50 cities across North                                                                          jsa
      and special events. More than 15 of those years         America. Responsibilities include working with                                                 ProduCers	eMeriTus Susie kra
    were in the public broadcasting system (PBS) and          nine regional offices and the respective business                                                                 Suzanne Goldensohn
       included serving as Communications Director at         development, sponsorship, group sales and                                                                                       , lauren reid,
     WFYI-indianapolis and WLRN-Miami. Since 1989,            corporate public relations staffs.                                                                session	Planners Scott Zeiger
        she has been owner and President of Diamond                                                                                                                              Susie kra jsa, Jennifer Costello,
    Special Events, Inc., an advertising, marketing and                                                                                                                          Carl Pasbjerg, Joanna Hagan,
        promotions firm specializing in the creation and      sCoTT	zeiger                                                                                                       leslie broecker
     production of “signature” special events. She has
 created and produced more than 100 special events,           Ceo                                                                                                                   n Poland
      including riverFest ‘89, 100% nuvo Jam, body-           Clear Channel Theatrical                                                                 audio/visual	CoordinaTor Joh
         mind-sPirit FestivaL oF Light, and the 1993 PBS                                                                                                                     eer lew Mead
                                                              Scott Zeiger is the CEO of Clear Channel Theatrical                                 P   erForManCe	sound	engin
  Advertising and Promotion award-winning children’s
festival Let’s meet on sesame street. Ms. Wright was          North America. Scott supervises the overall                                                                                  Steven ehrenberg
the first to institute the now standard practice of PBS       organizational effort surrounding Clear Channel’s                              PerForManCe	TeChniCal	direCTor
                                                              theatrical product and venues. Clear Channel has                                                                             Troy edlin
   pledge program events in conjunction with concert                                                                                                           	ProduCTion randy blevins,
  tours with such artists as moody bLues, yanni, Peter        produced many highly successful Broadway shows                	       logo	and	PrograM	design	and
                                                              as well as countless touring productions. Additionally,
      PauL and mary, among others. Ms. Wright is also                                                                                                          MerChandise Seth Felson
    responsible for arranging the very first promotional      as Managing Director of New Content, Scott’s
                                                              responsibilities include business development for                                                                   n Christensen
  appearance and tour for barney the PurPLe dinosaur.
                                                              non-traditional events and venues
                                                                                                                                                     ProMoTional	MaTerials Caroly
          Other PBS pledge events include a tribute to
stevie ray vaughan, and bobFest, a Bob Dylan pledge                                                                                                    on-siTe	regisTraTion lisa Hor
  special cited for its innovation in an feature in Variety
  entertainment magazine titled Pubcasters get hiP by                                                                                                                            Susie kent
                                                                                                                                                   saTelliTe	oFFiCe	CoordinaTor
 Stuart Miller. Vicki is currently authoring a promotions                                                                                                                                     rra-Grobbelaar,
   “how-to” book called miLLion doLLar Promotions on                                                                                                           hosPiTaliTy	suiTe Jennifer Sie
                                            a zero budget.                                                                                                                       Jennife r welker and lisa Horn

                                                                                                                                                                      TransPorTaTion John Poland
                            georgiana	young                                                                                                                                 FinanCes Samantha Findlay
                          Managing Director
                                                                                                                                                                                              eting and Incentives
                  of business Development                                                                                                                          MeeTing	Planning Hakins Me
                                                                                                                                                                                    Judy Zanetti
                Clear Channel Theatrical, London
                                                                                                                                                                                                   nne Pallott
   Georgiana Young is Managing Director of Business                                                                                                                   evenT	Planning barton G/Suza
        Development in London and is responsible for                                                                                                                                 and Susan wesselhoft
       overseeing the theatrical expansion throughout
 Continental Europe and territories yet to be explored.
  Georgiana has spent the last three years developing                                                                                      Our additional appreciation is exte
      CCE’s Central Marketing department in London,                                                                                                                             nded to the producers, creatives,
                                                                                                                                             aLL shook uP, La cage aux FoLLes                                        staffs and performers of
  which is responsible for the strategy and day to day                                                                                      all of the panelists and session cont
                                                                                                                                                                                  , LittLe Women, the rat Pack, dirty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        rotten scoundreLs;
   marketing activity for all CCE provincial venues and                                                                                       Justin at Jerry’s Famous Deli; Jona
                                                                                                                                                                                    ributors; Martin Short; the Loew
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       s Miami Beach staff;
     CCE produced productions (West End, provincial                                                                                                                                 than Hochwald; Leah Davis and Chris
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             tina Applegate.
      and European touring); the creation of a National                                                                                  Special Thank You to PRG Audio
                                                                                                                                                                           and Bob Rendon for providing our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wireless Microphone system.
   Group Sales department which generates upwards                                                                                                   For helping a rookie pull this year’
      of £10 million pounds annually throughout its 22                                                                                                                                   s conference together Laurie wou
                                                                                                                                           personally thank all of the team listed                                            ld like to
       venue network; growth initiatives including the                                                                                                                               above, particularly Susie Krajsa, Suza
                                                                                                                                               Judy Zanetti , Leslie Broecker, Susa                                          nne Goldensohn,
      development of a corporate sales scheme and a                                                                                                                                    n Wessselhoft, Steven Ehrenber
                                                                                                                                             Sam Findlay and Lisa Horn, as well                                          g, John Poland,
                                                                                                                                                                                    as Lauren Serebrenik, Elin Eggertsdo
  branded national theatre membership program; the                                                                                                 Kirk Wingerson, Sara Skolnick, Erich                                     ttir, Ron Legler,
    creation of a theatrical sponsorship sales initiative;                                                                                                                                 Jungwirth, Debra Peltz, Barrett New
                                                                                                                                                     and the staff of the Warner Thea                                               man
      and the analysis and distribution of daily national                                                                                                                                tre, and her husband Dr. Christof
     sales figures for touring, productions and venues.
                               THe CHaSer
	                              Monday	//	February	14,	2005
      7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Cocktails // Americana Lawn
     8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner // Americana Ballroom
	                              Tuesday	//	February	15,	2005	
                  8:00 a.m. breakfast // Americana Foyer
      9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. welcome remarks // Scott Zeiger
     9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Plugging into PbS: an inside look
                            at a culture-making performance
    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. David rockwell
    11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. break
    11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Driving on The wrong Side
                            CCe on the road to europe and beyond
     12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. lunch // Americana Lawn
      2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Performance Showcase
      2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Vegas: Is This The New broadway?
                  4:00 p.m. Martin Short’s Going to broadway
      7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Cocktails
     8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner
	                              Wednesday	//	February	16,	2005
                  8:00 a.m. breakfast // Americana Foyer
     9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. broadway’s Family Feud
    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Guest Speaker:
                            Paul Higham, Former CMo of wal-Mart
                            an expert’s formula for CrM,
                            product branding and successful
                            marketing techniques
    11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. break
    11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. From Screen to Stage
     12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. lunch // Americana Lawn
      1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Town Hall
                  7:30 p.m. Cocktails and Dinner

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