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Mike Karns

 
Birth Place:
Erie, PA
Bio:
Mike Karns is a theater producer and entrepreneur with a background in sales and marketing. He is a proud graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. As the owner of Marathon Live Entertainment, he has been integral to the creation and development of Social Media content and strategy for clients ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Erie, PA

Bio:
Mike Karns is a theater producer and entrepreneur with a background in sales and marketing. He is a proud graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. As the owner of Marathon Live Entertainment, he has been integral to the creation and development of Social Media content and strategy for clients ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2021]
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[Broadway, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2021]
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[Broadway, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

Mike Karns Biography

Mike Karns is a theater producer and entrepreneur with a background in sales and marketing. He is a proud graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. As the owner of Marathon Live Entertainment, he has been integral to the creation and development of Social Media content and strategy for clients from a variety of sectors including celebrities, not-for-profit organizations, and Broadway bound shows. In addition to his own Social Media clients, he also serves as the Account Executive for Audience Development at The Social Edge, a dynamic social media marketing and management firm based in New York City.

As a producer, Karns presented "Telly Leung: Live in London", the London concert premiere of Broadway and TV star Telly Leung, as well as "Broadway at Learning 2013" starring Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung, and Marcus Paul James. His upcoming projects include Allegiance - A New Musical starring Tony Winner Lea Salonga and Actor/Icon George Takei, A Little More Alive by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days), "Seasons of Broadway" Fall Concert Tour, and BLooM! - A New Musical.




Mike Karns News

A BroadwayWorld Guide to Clubhouse Photo A BroadwayWorld Guide to Clubhouse
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 2, 2021

Have you heard of the Clubhouse app? The exclusive audio drop-in app has a large musical theatre following, with performances, interviews, and more.

VIDEO: Must Watch 'Broadway Remembers' Honors Those We Lost from June 2019 to Decembe Photo VIDEO: Must Watch 'Broadway Remembers' Honors Those We Lost from June 2019 to December 2020
by Robert Diamond - Jan 1, 2021

A moving new video has been released to¬†honor the memory of those the Broadway community has lost from June 2019 through December 2020. It was¬†Produced and Conceived by Mike Karns and Steven Tartick,¬†Directed by Ra√ļl Esparza and Music Directed by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. The ¬†Music was Produced by Benedict Braxton-Smit, with¬†Vocals by Sierra Boggess and Raul Esparza.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 3 with Ana Gasteyer, John Lloyd Young and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 3 with Ana Gasteyer, John Lloyd Young and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2020

Today (December 3) in live streaming: John Lloyd Young and Ana Gasteyer visit Backstage Live, Time Stands Still reunion reading, and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute Photo VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute
by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

Phillipa Soo, Denée Benton, Betty Gilpin, Amber Gray & More Join THE ARS NOVA FOREVE Photo Phillipa Soo, Denée Benton, Betty Gilpin, Amber Gray & More Join THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24 hour livestream featuring over 100 artists celebrating Ars Nova's past and present while raising funds to propel the organization into its future. The online event will begin at 6pm EDT on June 12 and run non-stop until 6pm EDT on June 13.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees! Photo VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees!
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2020

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, today announced its plans for honoring the 2019-2020 season of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List! Photo Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.

THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations! Photo THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.

Mike Karns & Greg Nobile Acquire Theater Review Website 'Did He Like It Photo Mike Karns & Greg Nobile Acquire Theater Review Website 'Did He Like It
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2018

Broadway producers and entrepreneurs Mike Karns and Greg Nobile have acquired the website DidHeLikeIt.com from producer Ken Davenport in a deal that closed in early October 2018.

BWW Industry Interview: Mobilizing the Revolution - Behind the Creation of the HAMILT Photo BWW Industry Interview: Mobilizing the Revolution - Behind the Creation of the HAMILTON App
by Robert Diamond - Aug 23, 2017

On August 11th, Hamilton released the official app for iOS and Android devices. Hamilton's mission was to give its fans a mobile experience that would provide unprecedented access to the show. One of the primary focuses of the team was to develop a product that could adapt to cutting-edge technologies.

Mike Karns Videos

VIDEO: Must Watch 'Broadway Remembers' Honors Those We Lost from June 2019 to Decembe VideoVIDEO: Must Watch 'Broadway Remembers' Honors Those We Lost from June 2019 to December 2020
by Robert Diamond - Jan 1, 2021

A moving new video has been released to¬†honor the memory of those the Broadway community has lost from June 2019 through December 2020. It was¬†Produced and Conceived by Mike Karns and Steven Tartick,¬†Directed by Ra√ļl Esparza and Music Directed by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. The ¬†Music was Produced by Benedict Braxton-Smit, with¬†Vocals by Sierra Boggess and Raul Esparza.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute VideoVIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute
by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.