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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)
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.

HAMILTON App Gets Over 500K Downloads in First Three Days, Features Cutting Edge Tech Photo HAMILTON App Gets Over 500K Downloads in First Three Days, Features Cutting Edge Tech
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 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.

George Takei to Return to ALLEGIANCE for Los Angeles Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) have announced that stage, television, and film star George Takei will lead the cast in the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance, which will be co-produced by EWP and JACCC by special arrangement with Sing Out, Louise! Productions and ATA, with performances at JACCC's Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles from February 21-April 1, 2018. Previews will run from February 21-25, with the Opening Night performance and reception on February 28.

Sing Out, Louise! George Takei's ALLEGIANCE to Arrive in Los Angeles in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) have announced the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance, which had its 2012 world premiere in a record-breaking engagement at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and played on Broadway from 2015-16 at The Shubert Organization's Longacre Theatre.

"We Are… ON BROADWAY!" A Concert Celebrating Penn State Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

After a sold-out performance last year, alumni from the Penn State School of Theatre return to State College for 'We Are... ON BROADWAY!', a one-night-only concert.

LaChanze & Lindsay Mendez Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert Lineup
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 9, 2016

Broadway leading ladies LaChanze (Tony Award winner for The Color Purple) and Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Godspell) have been added to the all-star lineup of INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY, a dynamic and soulful evening of music.

Norm Lewis Joins INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY at BB King's with Telly Leung, Jarrod Spector, and More
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 27, 2016

Norm Lewis, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway star of The Phantom of the Opera, Porgy & Bess and more, has been added to the all-star lineup of INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY, a dynamic and soulful evening of music.

Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung & Jarrod Spector Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert Lineup
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 16, 2015

INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY - an evening of Broadway, R&B, Gospel, and Pop classics featuring Broadway's brightest lights and an ensemble of uplifting voices - has added special guest stars Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Telly Leung and Jarrod Spector. The concert takes place at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on February 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM (Doors at 6:00 PM). Michael McElroy and The Broadway Inspirational Voices will be joined by previously-announced performers Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry and Marcus Paul James. The music will be performed with the signature soul and innovative musical arrangements of the Grammy-nominated Broadway Inspirational Voices. This event will help benefit the BIV Outreach Program. Tickets begin at $30, and can be purchased by visiting http://www.bbkingblues.com.

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL and BEWITCHED BROADWAY to Bring Halloween to MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Mayo Performing Arts Center gets into the spirit of the season with two delightful treats for people who enjoy celebrating Halloween.  For those who enjoy ghoulish fun, MPAC unleashes the mayhem and madness of EVIL DEAD - THE MUSICAL on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-$59. For people who like their Halloween fun to be a little 'wicked,' BEWITCHED BROADWAY features four former stars of Wicked performing the greatest Broadway hits that audiences love to hear today, October 30, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-59.

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL and BEWITCHED BROADWAY to Bring Halloween to MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Mayo Performing Arts Center gets into the spirit of the season with two delightful treats for people who enjoy celebrating Halloween.  For those who enjoy ghoulish fun, MPAC unleashes the mayhem and madness of EVIL DEAD - THE MUSICAL on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-$59. For people who like their Halloween fun to be a little 'wicked,' BEWITCHED BROADWAY features four former stars of Wicked performing the greatest Broadway hits that audiences love to hear on Friday, October 30, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-59.

Patti LuPone, Luba Mason, Joshua Warr & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 6, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.

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