Bohemia Realty Debuts Agent Talent at Broadway Sessions
Playwright, actor and Bohemia Realty Group Co-founding Principal Sarah Saltzberg and her firm's talented agents-cum-performers will make their debut as the featured musical guest artists at Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions on Thursday, June 7, from 11 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42nd Street. Proceeds from a $10 door charge for the 90-minute performance will go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.
Bohemia Realty Group, the leading sales, commercial, and residential leasing brokerage in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, is widely recognized for its support of the arts in its constituent communities. More than 70 percent of its agents are also active actors, singers, dancers and writers, including Ms. Saltzberg, who has co-written her second Broadway show, "Gettin' the Band Back Together," which previews July 2018.
"We celebrate our agents in all aspects, but especially their real estate and artistic achievements," points out Ms. Saltzberg. "The Broadway Sessions program illustrates how we support the talents of Bohemia agents running parallel careers. We have plans to feature our agents in the city's top musical showcases throughout the year, with a myriad of performers from the firm displaying their amazing talents."
For the June 7 debut, the Bohemia Realty troupe performing will feature the following agents, highlighting their professional backgrounds in real estate and the arts:
- Sarah Saltzberg, Co-founding Principal Broker: performer and contributing writer, "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" and co-writer "Gettin' the Band Back Together";
- Shanna Sharp, licensed agent and Head of Training: Internationally touring singer/songwriter and founder of NY-based girl group "Siren";
- Michael Backkensen, licensed agent: Broadway productions of "Noise Off" and "The Man Who Came to Dinner";
- Kelly Higgins, licensed agent: Two-time winner of The Apollo's Amateur Night and Winner of Live at the Apollo on BET;
- Brian Letendre, associate broker: Broadway productions of "Urban Cowboy," Movin' Out" and "Mary Poppins";
- Rachel Fairbanks, licensed agent: First National Tour of "Cinderella"
- John Thyen, licensed agent: National tours of "Shrek" and "Seussical";
- Chad Ackerman, licensed agent: National tour of "Miss Saigon".
Bohemia Realty Group was founded in 2012 and fosters a culture supportive of artistic and entrepreneurial disciplines. Over the years, it has developed built-in systems for agents when performing on Broadway, road tours or other endeavors.
Bohemia Realty Group is the premier sales, commercial, and residential leasing brokerage in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. The boutique firm currently has a team of more than 120 licensed agents and brokers, almost all of whom reside above 110th Street. Founded in 2012, Bohemia Realty Group has offices located at 2101 Frederick Douglass Blvd. in Harlem and 3880 Broadway in Washington Heights.
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