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Theater Resources Unlimited Presents 'Writer-Producer Virtual Speed Date: The Art of  Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents 'Writer-Producer Virtual Speed Date: The Art of the Pitch'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2021

Theater Resources Unlimited will present a Writer-Producer Virtual Speed Date: The Art of the Pitch, on Sunday, April 25, 2021. The popular event is now reformatted for Zoom, with more tech and less noise: each writer will be in an individual breakout room with each of the eleven producers.

The Off Broadway Alliance to Present Panel Discussion WHAT THINGS COST: BUDGETING YOU Photo The Off Broadway Alliance to Present Panel Discussion WHAT THINGS COST: BUDGETING YOUR OFF BROADWAY SHOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminars series focused on the Off Broadway producing process on Sunday, March 1, 2020

Theater Resources Unlimited Will Present Writer-Producer Speed Date Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Will Present Writer-Producer Speed Date
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will present a unique networking and educational opportunity for writers: TRU's renowned Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, Penthouse.

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Producer Speed Date Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Producer Speed Date
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2020

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a unique networking and educational opportunity for writers: TRU's renowned Writer-Producer Speed Date on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, Penthouse. Submission deadline is 2/19/20. Session 1 offers coaching at 4:30PM, pitching at 5:30PM; session 2 offers coaching at 5:30PM, pitching at 6:30PM. Tickets are $75 for TRU members, $85 for non-members, $25 for each additional collaborator. Submission is free, and your spot in the lineup can be purchased upon acceptance starting 2/22/20 at https://truonline.org/events/speed-date-03-01-20/

Photo Flash: SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE Creatives Reunite at Sardi's Photo Photo Flash: SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE Creatives Reunite at Sardi's
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020

From B'way producer William Franzblau to multi-Tony Award-winner Rupert Holmes-----the screams of laughter certainly woke up the otherwise quiet Tuesday (1/14/20) afternoon crowd at Broadway's venerable Sardi's restaurant. Fun backstage stories about out how the Broadway production of ‚ÄúSay Goodnight, Gracie‚ÄĚ came together and the antics of the show's star--- the late Frank Gorshin were the talk of the afternoon. ‚ÄúSeems impossible that 18 years have slipped by so fast‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒsaid Franzblau.

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your  Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams Honoring James Morgan And Haley Swindal
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12noon at Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway (between 49th & 50th Streets). Tickets start at $85 (show only, and two drinks). For additional information and ticket tier pricing, please visit https://truonline.org/events/2019-tru-love-benefit/.

Metropolitan Entertainment And The Boch Center Present ROCKTOPIA Photo Metropolitan Entertainment And The Boch Center Present ROCKTOPIA
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2019

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA comes to Boston's Boch Center Shubert Theatre for two performances only on Saturday, May 4 at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 1 at 10:00 AM and are available at the Boch Center Box Office, by phone at 866.348.9738 and online at www.bochcenter.org/Rocktopia. Prices are $49, $69 and $89.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Writer-Director Speed Date on March 3 Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Writer-Director Speed Date on March 3
by Julie Musbach - Feb 12, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a Networking Event to help writers talk more effectively about their work. Announcing the next Writer-Producer Speed Date: The Art of the Pitch on Sunday, March 3, 2019 starting at 4:30pm at Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th St., 12th fl. (PH1).

THE VOICE Finalist Wé McDonald to Jam with ROCKTOPIA National Tour Photo THE VOICE Finalist Wé McDonald to Jam with ROCKTOPIA National Tour
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2018

ROCKTOPIA is thrilled to announce that NBC's "The Voice" finalist We McDonald will be joining the show's National Tour next month. Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation kicks off its fall tour on October 18, 2018 at Bergen County Performing Arts Center in New Jersey. Nineteen-year-old McDonald joins the previously announced guest star Dee Snider from Twisted Sister for all tour stops, which include the Tilles Center in New York (October 20), Palace Theater in Pennsylvania (October 24), Akron Civic Theatre in Ohio (October 25), Youngstown Powers Memorial Auditorium in Ohio (October 26), and  KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square in Ohio (October 27). 

Dee Snider Of Twisted Sister Added As Special Guest Vocalist At ROCKTOPIA Concert Photo Dee Snider Of Twisted Sister Added As Special Guest Vocalist At ROCKTOPIA Concert
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2018

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will feature special guest vocalist Dee Snider from Twisted Sister and the premiere of two new musical movements not heard previously on Broadway. An explosive musical concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Heart, Strauss, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a thirty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra.

ROCKTOPIA Arrives Live At Tilles Center For The Performing Arts Photo ROCKTOPIA Arrives Live At Tilles Center For The Performing Arts
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2018

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA launches a national tour this fall that includes a stop at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts for one night only on Saturday, October 20 at 8:00pm. The fall performances feature special guest vocalist Dee Snider from Twisted Sister and the world premiere of two new musical movements not heard previously on Broadway.

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Extends Through January 2019 Photo THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Extends Through January 2019
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's musical smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS today put a new block of seats on sale through January 5, 2019. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, this marks the third extension for Dorothy Marcic's THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews.

Theater Resources Unlimited Writer-Producer Speed Date Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Writer-Producer Speed Date
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited Writer-Producer Speed Date Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Writer-Producer Speed Date
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed Date Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed Date
by Julie Musbach - Jul 3, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a one-on-one networking event with commercial and indie producers, Writer-Producer Speed Date onJuly 15, 2018 with coaching sessions at 4:30pm and 5:30pm at Studios 353,353 W 48th St, NYC.

By Popular Demand THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Will Add Wednesday Matinees Beginning Tomo Photo By Popular Demand THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Will Add Wednesday Matinees Beginning Tomorrow
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2018

Due to popular demand, the musical smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS will add Wednesday matinees to the playing schedule beginning tomorrow, June 13th. The Off-Broadway hit recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 5th. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, that marked the second extension for THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews.

Tickets on Sale June 15th for ROCKTOPIA At Playhouse Square Photo Tickets on Sale June 15th for ROCKTOPIA At Playhouse Square
by Julie Musbach - Jun 1, 2018

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will kick off a tour this fall. An explosive musical concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Heart, Strauss, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a thirty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra.

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS To Celebrate Fleet Week With Special Performance On The Intr Photo THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS To Celebrate Fleet Week With Special Performance On The Intrepid Tomorrow
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2018

This One's For The Girls is set to celebrate Fleet Week 2018 with a special medley from the musical smash tomorrow (Sunday) at noon on the Intrepid. Admission is free. Due to overwhelming demand, the Off-Broadway hit recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 5th. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, this marks the second extension for THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews.

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS to Celebrate Fleet Week with Special Performance on the Intr Photo THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS to Celebrate Fleet Week with Special Performance on the Intrepid
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2018

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS is set to celebrate Fleet Week 2018 with a special medley from the musical smash this Sunday, May 27th at noon on the Intrepid. Admission is free. Due to overwhelming demand, the Off-Broadway hit recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 5th. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, this marks the second extension for Dorothy Marcic's THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews.

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Of Summer! Musical Smash Extends With Special Added Matinees Photo THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Of Summer! Musical Smash Extends With Special Added Matinees
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's musical smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS today put a new block of seats on sale through September 5th. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, this marks the second extension for Dorothy Marcic's THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews.

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