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Robert Diamond

Robert Diamond

The 2001 Syracuse University graduate (School of Information Studies) is also the owner of Wisdom Digital Media, an award-winning leading design company for entertainment and technology web sites. In his previous life, he held an executive position for the world's leading publisher of technology magazines, web sites and conferences and, as a result, was named among the "Top thirty magazine industry executives under the age of 30" by FOLIO Magazine. Robert Diamond founded in 2003, which has now become the largest theatre web site in the world. The site covers Broadway and beyond, with specific local coverage for 100 cities in the United States, 35 countries worldwide and 10 other related areas of entertainment - including dance, opera, concerts, comedy, films, television and more.


Bringing Back Broadway: Situation's Stephanie Sciandra Smith on Leading Creative and Content
May 31, 2022

Today, we talk to Senior Creative Group Director Stephanie Sciandra Smith who leads the agency's creative and content, helping to connect Broadway shows with their global fan bases for success on both Broadway and beyond. 

Bringing Back Broadway: Situation's Peter Yagecic on How the Company Embraces New Tech, Hybrid Events & More
May 19, 2022

First up - Peter Yagecic, Executive Director of Technical Projects who during the pandemic was in charge of all virtual and streaming events and leads the companies' drive into new frontiers like the Metaverse and beyond.

Bringing Back Broadway: Situation's Rian Durham on Jumping in to Causes and Weathering the Shutdown
May 24, 2022

Next up - Rian Durham, Account Group Director and the strategic marketing lead for multiple Broadway shows that weathered the shutdown like WICKED, or launched shortly after re-opening like the highly anticipated revival of FUNNY GIRL. 

Industry Interview: How Chris Harper Brought a Brand New COMPANY Back to Broadway
February 10, 2020

Company on Broadway producer Chris Harper checks in with BroadwayWorld to discuss all things Company, the future of his company, London vs. Broadway, cast recording hopes and so much more!

BroadwayWorld Celebrates 16th Anniversary!
May 6, 2019

Back in 2003, BroadwayWorld launched as a modest, Broadway-only 'fan site' devoted to New York theatre. Created by Robert Diamond, the site had one goal- to bring together his dual passions for technology and the arts. Early features consisted primarily of message boards, the first theatre fans' choice awards, and a content aggregator, but from there, the site grew quickly and before long, we were generating original content, ramping up with writers and photographers and expanding constantly and consistently while embracing, and exploiting the latest technologies, social media, video, and more!

BWW Exclusive: Adam Guettel Talks the Sound of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Plus a Clip from His Score!
April 25, 2019

Atticus Finch might be the voice we remember from To Kill a Mockingbird- the classic story that Aaron Sorkin brought to Broadway this season- but Adam Guettel is the man who made Mockingbird sing. The Broadway composer traded musical theatre for drama this season as he created the score for the critically-praised hit. Below, Guettel tells us all about how he found the sound of the play, and shares an exclusive clip from the To Kill a Mockingbird score.

Industry Interview: The Beautiful Art of Selling a Long-Running Broadway Show
February 21, 2019

A key component to the show's longevity is the work of Broadway marketing agency Serino Coyne. Below, Vice President of Creative Strategy Thomas Callahan and Director of Marketing and Communications, Diana Salameh tell us all about what goes into selling a musical with such staying power.

Industry Interview: Situation's Lisa Cecchini on the Broadway Trends for International Audiences
January 29, 2019

On Tuesday, November 27th, New World Stages hosted the first-ever TRENDING BROADWAY. It was a day spent fully immersed in conversation about key trends across culture, technology, and media that are shaping the future of the Broadway business.

Industry Interview: Michael Korie, Laurence O'Keefe, Diana Son & Rachel Routh on the Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Program
December 14, 2018

The Dramatists Guild of America is the originator of the Dramatists Guild Fellows program, with a mission is to enhance the sense of community among developing American dramatists by offering a year-long workshop designed to augment their training with practical experience and career information resources.

Industry Interview: Mike Isaacson on Why You Should Meet Him at The Muny!
November 7, 2018

For 101 seasons, The Muny has brought a little bit of Broadway to St. Louis, as one of the country's premier institutions in musical theatre. As the nation's largest outdoor musical theatre, the venue produces seven world-class musicals each year and welcomes over 400,000 theatregoers over a nine-week summer season.

Industry Interview: Trafalgar Releasing Gives Us the Scoop on Expanding in the US with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, RED, THE KING AND I & More
September 12, 2018

We chatted recently with Trafalgar Releasing's CEO Marc Allenby, and recently hired senior VP, programming and acquisitions Kymberli Frueh to get the scoop on everything the company is up to, the current state of event cinema and so much more. 

Industry Interview: Inside the All But Chill Life of Jennifer Ashley Tepper
September 4, 2018

Does anyone still wear a hat? Jennifer Ashley Tepper does... and this year she is wearing all of them. 

Industry Interview: Wolf of Broadway- Meet Tony-Winning Producer, Orin Wolf
July 16, 2018

Just over a month ago, Orin Wolf was celebrating a whooping ten Tony wins for his little musical that could- The Band's Visit. As the big winner at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, the new show not only swept the ceremony, but it found a place in history with some of Broadway's most awarded musicals- a producer's dream.

Industry Interview: How the Broadway League Is Helping International Tourists Plan Ahead for Broadway
April 20, 2018

As the weather warms up, the streets of New York City's theatre district begin to fill with tourists, who trek from the far corners of the world for a chance to see a Broadway show. But do they always get to see the show they came for?

Industry Interview: How Charity Network and the Miranda Family Are Making the World a Better Place
April 11, 2018

As BroadwayWorld recently reported, 'Lin-Manuel Miranda and Charity Network Rise Up for Good' has been nominated for best campaign in the Social - Public Service & Activism category in the 22nd Annual Webby Awards.

Industry Interview: Tom Viola and the Evolution of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
May 27, 2018

For the past thirty years, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has been a vital part of the theatre community, and Tom Viola has been around to nurture its growth since the organization's inception in 1988.

Industry Interview: Inside the Mind of Jujamcyn Theaters' Jordan Roth!
March 15, 2018

What do Frozen, Angels in America, Mean Girls, Springsteen on Broadway, The Book of Mormon, and Kinky Boots have in common? Two words: Jordan Roth.

Exclusive: Catching up with the Original Phantom, Michael Crawford as THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Turns 30 on Broadway
January 24, 2018

To celebrate this amazing milestone, we checked in by phone with Michael Crawford, from New Zealand. As many know, along with a long career creating numerous roles, the star also inspired the creation of this very web site. After I saw the production myself in 1994, my father said 'If you thought that was great, you need to hear the original...' And, the rest is BroadwayWorld history.

Industry Interview: Inside the World of Broadway PR with Matt Polk!
January 8, 2018

Who does Broadway turn to to get noticed? Two words: Press agents.

Industry Interview: Inside AKA NYC's World of Creative, Integrated, Digital and Experiential Advertising & Marketing
December 6, 2017

Furze and Moore were recently joined by Executive Creative Director Bashan Aquart and SVP of Creative Strategy and Experiential Design Amanda Blackman for a chat with BroadwayWorld about the AKA vision, how it all got started, and where the industry is headed.