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BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report' Looks Back at the Biggest Stories of 2017, and What Might be Big in the New Year

On this final 2017 episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, "The OHenry Report," Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini about the biggest stories of 2017, and what to expect in the new year.

Oliver and Matt discuss the longterm impact that SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY could have on Broadway producing, how the ticketing landscape could and should change, and how the GREAT COMET casting controversy will affect decisions and announcements in the future.

They also discuss the potential for Broadway to have up to nine jukebox musicals running at the same time in the near future, and what they are most looking forward in the coming year.

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BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report' Looks Back at the Biggest Stories of 2017, and What Might be Big in the New YearAbout Oliver Henry Roth: Roth is a theater producer based in New York. His producing credits include Broadway's upcoming ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE and GETTING THE BAND BACK TOGETHER and Off-Broadway's STRAIGHT and INVISIBLE THREAD. He has previously worked on Broadway's THE REALISTIC JONESES and MACBETH. In addition to producing independently, Roth works with several non-profits in helping them develop new works and support emerging theater artists.

With Roth's unique approach to producing, he will discuss how production teams integrate data analytics into their projects, and what that means for their bottomline. Roth also uses trends and historical data to provide some of the most accurate Tony Awards predictions in the business.

Outside of New York, Roth has worked for Center Stage (MD), and the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival (PA). He currently writes "The Broadway Beat," a monthly column in The Connector Magazine.

In 2011, Roth was awarded the American Marketing Association's Marketing Excellence Award. He founded OHenry Productions in 2014, shortly after working on his first Broadway show, MACBETH (Alan Cumming). For more information on Roth and OHenry Productions, visit their website at

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