Shakespeare Theatre Company's Michael Porto Named Senior Director of Marketing & Communications for The Kentucky Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Kentucky Center announced today that Michael Porto has been named Senior Director of Marketing & Communications. Porto will be responsible for the creation and oversight of the Center's brand position as a leader in the local and regional arts and cultural community. (more...)

STC Debuts Redesigned Website
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre Company announces the launch of a new website, upgrading the look and functionality of ShakespeareTheatre.org to meet the demands of today's audiences. The new design represents the culmination of a dedicated effort by members of the STC marketing team working with The Jake Group marketing/design firm over the past year. After extensive study into the existing website's analytics, user behavior and page traffic, The Jake Group and STC staff put together a website experience that will be significantly easier to navigate, will put ticket sales front and center and will make all the content the Company creates for its productions and programs easier to explore. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jules Fisher, Lynn Nottage, Phylicia Rashad and More at TCG's 2014 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Yesterday, November 10, 2014, Theatre Communications Group (TCG) celebrated its annual gala. This year the organization honored Jules Fisher, Lynn Nottage, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation at 583 Park Avenue in New York City. The performances included previews of two productions from TCG Member Theatres: A Walk on the Moon (New York Stage and Film) and Immediate Family (About Face Theatre, Center Theatre Group, and the Goodman Theatre). Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Michael Porto Joins Shakespeare Theatre Company as Chief Marketing Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) is pleased to announce the hire of a new Chief Marketing Officer, Michael Porto. Porto joins STC from Entertainment Marketing in New York City, where he served as the President of a performing arts consulting company specializing in professional theatre and dance. Porto's duties at STC, which began Monday, July 8, 2013, include a leadership role in creating a new overall marketing strategy during the 2013-2014 Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Kushner, Jessica Hecht, Ming Cho Lee and More at TCG's 2013 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

On Monday, May 13 Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for Theatre honored Ruth and Stephen Hendel and Ming Cho Lee at their Gala Evening. The evening was held at the Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street) in New York City, cocktails started at 6pm and dinner started at 7pm. Jessica Hecht was the emcee of the evening; the Gala co-chairs were playwright Lydia R. Diamond and interior designer Jasmine M. Keller. The Gala honorary chairs were Anne Kaufman, Obie award-winning director; Nelle Nugent, Broadway producer; Judith O. Rubin, chairman of the board of Playwrights Horizons; and Liz Smith, gossip columnist. The event hosted 200 guests and surpassed its financial goal. Scroll down for photos from the gala! (more...)

Type A Marketing Appoints Michael Porto Executive Vice President
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2010

Type A Marketing (Anne Rippey, President) announced today that Michael Porto will take on the role of Executive Vice President of the company, working closely with Rippey on the marketing of Type A's slate of Broadway and National Touring productions (more...)

ASU Gammage Names the 12 "Gammage Goers" For 2009-10 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

ASU Gammage has selected 12 Broadway theater lovers to become Gammage Goers for the 2009-2010 Season. (more...)