Broadway Publicity Firm Polk & Co. Expands with New Press Agents, IF/THEN, ROCKY, WICKED & More
Broadway PR firm Polk & Co.'s founder and president, Matt Polk, has just announced that Tom D'Ambrosio, Wayne Wolfe, Frances White and Colgan McNeil will be joining the public relations, media strategies and social media firm. Beginning January 6, 2014, the four press agents, formerly of The Hartman Group, will join the existing company of five including press agents Jessica Johnson and Michelle Bergmann.
With D'Ambrosio, Wolfe, White and McNeil joining the publicity firm, Polk & Co. will now officially represent Wicked and the upcoming Broadway productions of Rocky, If/Then and The Velocity of Autumn as well as off-Broadway's Second Stage Theatre.
The Polk & Co. team was also awarded representation of the off-Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar, joining the line-up of productions that includes Bronx Bombers, Of Mice and Men and Bedlam's Saint Joan & Hamlet.
Additionally, Polk & Co. represents Roundabout Theatre Company and their productions of Machinal, Cabaret, Violet, The Real Thing, Bad Jews, Dinner with Friends and Too Much, Too Much, Too Many.
TOM D'AMBROSIO has been a theatre publicist for over 20 years, representing productions both on and off-Broadway. A graduate of Syracuse University, he previously worked at The Hartman Group, Barlow/Hartman, Richard Kornberg & Associates, James LL Morrison & Associates, Bill Evans, and Jeffrey Richards & Associates. He currently represents Wicked, If/Then, Rocky, and Second Stage Theatre. Past productions include Sister Act, Next to Normal, Come Fly Away, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Pee-Wee Herman Show, Metamorphoses, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and The Little Dog Laughed, among many others.
Wayne Wolfe began his career in 1990 working for Shirley Herz, and over the past 23 years has worked for Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Mary Bryant, Livent, Barlow/Hartman and The Hartman Group representing 40 Broadway productions and over 100 Off-Broadway productions. Wolfe represented the original Broadway productions of Kiss of the Spider Woman, Barrymore, Ragtime, Fosse, The Full Monty, King Hedley II, Sweet Smell of Success, Hollywood Arms, Dance of the Vampires, The Retreat From Moscow, Anna in the Tropics, Lestat, In The Heights, 9 To 5, A Steady Rain, Donny & Marie - A Broadway Christmas, Ann, First Date and Big Fish. He has represented the Broadway revivals of A Chorus Line; West Side Story; How To Succeed...; Promises, Promises; Fiddler on the Roof; Show Boat; Noises Off; Medea and Macbeth. Wolfe is a graduate of Hofstra University and a member of ATPAM.
Frances White has been a Broadway publicist for the last five years at The Hartman Group, working on such hits as Billy Elliot; Memphis; Elf; Sister Act; Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles on Broadway; Lysistrata Jones and The Trip To Bountiful. She currently works on Wicked and the Off-Broadway Second Stage Theatre as well as the upcoming shows Rocky and If/Then. She is a graduate of Emerson College.