KINKY BOOTS Producer Daryl Roth Names New Director of DR Theatrical Licensing

Variety writes that KINKY BOOTS and A TIME TO KILL producer Daryl Roth has named Erica Lynn Schwartz as director of Daryl Roth Productions' DR Theatrical Licensing. She will replace Michael Barra.

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Schwartz previous job was director of development for off-Broadway's MCC Theater and has also worked for Lincoln Center and Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Erica made her Broadway producing debut with Neil LaBute's Reasons to Be Pretty. Additional theatrical credits include: Striking 12 (Associate Producer) nominated for Best Musical, Lucille Lortel Awards and 1001 (Producer). Erica spent over 3 years with 321 Theatrical Management working on such shows as Wicked, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.

Roth, a prolific theatre producer -- has also produced Lucky Guy, Annie, Leap of Faith, The Normal Heart and countless other productions for Broadway and off-Broadway.

Roth launched DR Theatrical last year. The company handles 30 plays by Charles Busch, and Love, Loss and What I Wore and The Temperamentals -- both off-Broadway shows -- as well as works by Mark Brown, who wrote Around the World in 80 Days, and Bob Randall.

DR Theatrical licenses these plays to theaters all over the U.S. and keeps tabs on the film, digital and TV adaptation rights for each work.

Schwartz will step into the role on October 15.




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