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Jordan Roth article in the Times

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#2
Posted: 6/6/18 at 1:10pm
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Jordan Roth article in the Times#3
Posted: 6/6/18 at 1:31pm
I met and chatted with him at length about 5 years ago. Looking back i could see this coming, so to speak. He impressed me with how laid back his attitude was but yet professional. I remember thinking i would love to work for him.

At that time I could feel his passion for theater. So while his current look doesn't fit into what we are used to seeing, it is refreshing. And that Met Gala outfit was fabulous and he owned it. JMO
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Jordan Roth article in the Times#4
Posted: 6/6/18 at 1:33pm

What's the point of being rich if you can't become an eccentric dandy in the process?

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#5
Posted: 6/6/18 at 1:55pm

You can delete my innocuous comment, but I still think he's lost too much weight...

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#6
Posted: 6/6/18 at 2:00pm

Maybe it’s just because I’ve never really cared about the fashion world, but it always makes me scratch my head that the people who “don’t care what anyone thinks” are the one who dress outlandishly. Isn’t the entire point of that because you care what people think? I mean, maybe you don’t care about expectation, or about feeling the need to fit in a box, but dressing like that is precisely to attract attention as an eccentric and show people that you don’t care about their box. If you really didn’t care what people think, you’d wear, like, t-shirts and sweatpants.

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#7
Posted: 6/6/18 at 2:09pm

JudyDenmark said: "Maybe it’s just because I’ve never really cared aboutthe fashion world, but it always makes me scratch my head that the people who “don’t care what anyone thinks” are the one who dress outlandishly. Isn’t the entire point of that because you care what people think? I mean, maybe you don’t care about expectation, or about feeling the need to fit in a box, but dressing likethat is precisely to attract attention as an eccentric and show people that you don’t care about their box. If you really didn’t care what people think,you’d wear, like,t-shirts and sweatpants."

But if he enjoys fashion and dressing in different ways to express himself, and that makes him feel good, then maybe that's his version of what would be t-shirts and sweatpants to you. The "I don't care what people think" is more referring to, "I don't care if people expect a big shot theatre producer to wear Prada suits. That's not how I want to express myself, those suits don't currently reflect me."

For some people, what they wear can really boost how they feel. I'm more comfortable sitting around in t-shirts most of the time but when I put on a fancy dress it can sometimes make me feel like I'm ready to take on the world. 

 

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#8
Posted: 6/6/18 at 2:13pm

haterobics said: "What's the point of being rich if you can't become an eccentric dandy in the process?"

It's much easier to be an eccentric dandy and not care what anyone thinks when you can also afford couture and are also one of the most powerful producers in the city.

 

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#9
Posted: 6/6/18 at 2:17pm

Eliza2 said: "JudyDenmark said: "Maybe it’s just because I’ve never really cared aboutthe fashion world, but it always makes me scratch my head that the people who “don’t care what anyone thinks” are the one who dress outlandishly. Isn’t the entire point of that because you care what people think? I mean, maybe you don’t care about expectation, or about feeling the need to fit in a box, but dressing likethat is precisely to attract attention as an eccentric and show people that you don’t care about their box. If you really didn’t care what people think,you’d wear, like,t-shirts and sweatpants."

But if he enjoys fashion and dressing in different ways to express himself, and that makes him feel good, then maybe that's his version of what would be t-shirts and sweatpants to you. The "I don't care what people think" is more referring to, "I don't care if people expect a big shot theatre producer to wear Prada suits. That's not how I want to express myself, those suits don't currently reflect me."

For some people, what they wear can really boost how they feel. I'm more comfortable sitting around in t-shirts most of the time but when I put on a fancy dressit can sometimes make me feel like I'm ready to take on the world.
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That does make sense - fair enough. 

 

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#10
Posted: 6/6/18 at 3:00pm

Kad said: "haterobics said: "What's the point of being rich if you can't become an eccentric dandy in the process?"

It's much easier to be an eccentric dandy and not care what anyone thinks when you can also afford couture and are also one of the most powerful producers in the city.
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Well, yeah, that helps. Jordan Roth article in the Times

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#11
Posted: 6/6/18 at 4:56pm

I kind of lost a lot of respect for him when he remained completely silent about dimming the lights after Jan Maxwell's death, only because of how vocal he was about insisting the lights be dimmed in honor of Joan Rivers, who deserved the honor far less than Maxwell did.

I couldn’t care less how he dresses. 

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#12
Posted: 6/6/18 at 5:21pm

I don't really understand why anyone needs to be negative on his appearance.  I don't know him, but I met him once at a show and he was very nice and gracious to me.  Yes he definitely has advantages with his family status, but it seems to me that he's a hard worker and has a genuine wish to contribute to the theatre community both with high quality productions and pro-active service models.   

How he presents himself in style and fashion is completely his choice and why anyone needs to post negative comments to how he looks is completely beyond me.  Just because  you think someone has it all, you don't know really what is going on in their world.   Yes, your post is your opinion, but do you really have to post something mean?  How about not posting at all.  Sory but the death of Kate Spade has really rattled me and I just think we all need to be a little kinder to eachother.  

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#13
Posted: 6/6/18 at 5:34pm

His passion for the THEATER is like no other person in the industry. He's smart, low key yet vibrant and witty. The ways he runs Jujamcyn to the Nederlanders and Shuberts...They are old school and old farts. He's a breathe of fresh air and power in the industry whether or not you like his fashion style is subjective.

IMO, he looks so much better with shorter hair...do I say sexier?

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#14
Posted: 6/6/18 at 6:21pm

It's always a bit disconcerting when the backstage players are trying to get more attention than those on-stage

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#15
Posted: 6/6/18 at 6:51pm

I sent him an email once (he has zero idea who I am) and not only did he reply super quickly but he sent back the sweetest message. He seems really nice.

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#16
Posted: 6/6/18 at 6:59pm

Anyone willing to produce a revival of FALSETTOS as well as the current ANGELS gets two big thumbs up in my book...

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#17
Posted: 6/6/18 at 8:32pm

JSquared2 said: "Broadway Joe said: "Hilarious what gets deleted here lately, my post is my opinion so I'll post it again....

"He has become a red carpet magnet, thanks to his luxuriant locks"

His hair is horrible.
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And you really thought that your opinion was worth mentioning....TWICE?
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The article mentioned it and I commented on it. I'm more annoyed with the mods deleting stuff that should be deleted. But hey your post didn't add anything to the thread either so feel free to use the block option on the board if you don't want to read my posts. 

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#18
Posted: 6/6/18 at 10:35pm

"Backstage player?"

Shut up and sit down.

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#19
Posted: 6/7/18 at 1:06am

AnnieBlack said: "It's always a bit disconcerting when the backstage players are trying to get more attention than those on-stage"

Sometimes the people who literally make Broadway shows happen deserve to take a bow.

In Michael Riedel's book, he talks about Gerald Schoenfeld and the gregarious personality that he used to make Broadway a better place and improve NYC/the theatre district as a whole. Roth is probably the closest thing Broadway has to someone like that nowadays (as much as Mr. Davenport may try..... Jordan Roth article in the Times )

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#20
Posted: 6/7/18 at 10:14am

A Canadian in NYC said: "I don't really understand why anyone needs to be negative on his appearance. I don't know him, but I met him once at a show and he was very nice and gracious to me. Yes he definitely has advantages with his family status, but it seems to me that he's a hard worker and has a genuine wish to contribute to the theatre community both with high quality productions and pro-active service models.

How he presents himself in style and fashion is completely his choice and why anyone needs to post negative comments to how he looks is completely beyond me. Just because you think someone has it all, you don't know really what is going on in their world. Yes, your post is your opinion, but do you really have to post something mean?How about not posting at all. Sory but the death of Kate Spade has really rattled me and I just think we all need to be a little kinder to eachother.
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Thank you for posting this. Well said.

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Jordan Roth article in the Times#21
Posted: 6/7/18 at 11:19am

AnnieBlack said: "It's always a bit disconcerting when the backstage players are trying to get more attention than those on-stage"

Not sure how being a lead producer and an owner of theaters only makes you a backstage player.





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