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The Broadway League
729 Seventh Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10019
CONTACT: Elisa Shevitz
Telephone: 212-764-1122
Email: EShevitz@broadway.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COMMERCIAL THEATER INSTITUTE 30th ANNUAL 3-DAY PRODUCING CONFERENCE April 29 – May 1, 2011 at the Laura Pels Theatre
April 19, 2011
Featuring Panel with Tony Award® nominated actors Penny Fuller, Marc Kudisch, and Tony Roberts

The Commercial Theater Institute's (CTI) upcoming 3-Day Producing Conference will take place on April 29 – May 1, 2011. The 30th Annual 3-Day Conference features an outstanding cast of top Broadway producers including: David Stone, Hal Luftig, Kristin Caskey, Larry Hirschhorn, Todd Haimes, Ted Chapin, and Kevin McCollum . The conference will also feature Tony Award ® nominated actors Penny Fuller, Marc Kudisch, Tony Roberts , and theatre industry professionals including the Executive Director of The Broadway League, Charlotte St. Martin; Victoria Bailey, Executive Director of Theatre Development Fund; as well as Jed Bernstein, Program Director of CTI.

The program offers practical information of interest to prospective producers, general managers, and investors. Each session consists of presentations and panel discussions with experienced producers, general managers, entertainment attorneys, and managing directors who offer specific case histories that illustrate the various means of developing theatrical productions. This program is of special interest to anyone exploring relationships between the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors in the development of theatre. The conference will take place over three days with all sessions at the Laura Pels Theatre located at 111 West 46th Street (between 6th & 7th avenues).

For more information and registration visit www.commercialtheaterinstitute.com. $425 for registration, $335 for alumni and members of The Broadway League, TDF, or Union members, and $200 for qualified students.

The Commercial Theater Institute, now in its 30th year, is a project of Theatre Development Fund (TDF) and The Broadway League. Dedicated to training the next generation of commercial theatre producers, CTI provides resources and guidance to individuals interested in the various paths one can take towards creating commercial productions for the stage. 

 

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The Commercial Theater Institute , now in its 30th year, is a project of Theatre Development Fund (TDF) and The Broadway League, Inc. Dedicated to training the next generation of commercial theatre producers, CTI provides resources and guidance to individuals interested in the various paths one can take towards creating commercial productions for the stage.  

The Broadway League , founded in 1930, is the national trade association for the Broadway industry. The League's 700-plus members include theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, and general managers in over 240 North American cities, as well as suppliers of goods and services to the theatre industry. Each year, League members bring Broadway to nearly 30 million people in New York and on tour across the U.S. and Canada. Visit www.BroadwayLeague.com. Follow on Twitter @TheBwayLeague or on www.Facebook.com/BroadwayLeague.

Theatre Development Fund (TDF) has played a unique role in strengthening live theatre and dance in New York City for the past 42 years. This not-for-profit service organization's programs have provided 78 million people access to the theatre at discount prices (with theatre lovers who would normally not be able to attend live performance) and returned nearly 2 billion dollars in revenue to thousands of theatre, dance and music productions. Best known for its TKTS Discount Booths, TDF's membership, voucher, access and education programs as well as its Costume Collection, help to make the unique experience of theatre available to everyone. TDF recently published its first book, Outrageous Fortune: The Life and Times of the New American Play. To learn more about TDF, go to: www.tdf.org.

Broadway theatres are filled with an exciting array of new and classic musicals and plays, providing the perfect experience for every audience. Great seats are available at every price point and are easy to buy online, by phone, or in person at theatre box offices. It's always the perfect time to see a show.  Broadway performs every day of the week at multiple curtain times to accommodate every schedule. www.ILoveTheater.com