TED Conference to Ponder Broadway’s Best

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TED Conference to Ponder Broadway’s Best

Categories: Blog / October 17, 2014

Patrick Healy, New York Times The fourth annual TEDx conference devoted to Broadway and theater will be held on Feb. 23 and focus on the question, “What is the best Broadway can be?,” organizers of the daylong event said on Friday. Among the speakers will be the musical songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who ...

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Photo Flash: Diane Paulus, Robert Lopez & More Take the Stage for 2014 TEDxBROADWAY

Categories: Blog / February 25, 2014

TEDxBroadway returned yesterday, February 24, 2014 beginning at 11:00.am. at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), and was filled with provocative presentations, discussions and new connections. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the day, featuring guest speakers Diane Paulus and Robert Lopez! To read the full article, visit BroadwayWorld.com

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TEDx Broadway Roundup: Is the Broadway of Rodgers & Hammerstein Preparing for a System Upgrade?

Categories: Blog / February 25, 2014

Theater professionals, amateurs, and enthusiasts gathered at New World Stages on Monday, February 24 for the 3rd annual TEDx Broadway conference, organized by Damian Bazadona (president of Situation Interactive), Broadway producer Ken Davenport, and Jim McCarthy (CEO of Goldstar Events). Over the course of six hours, members of the “Broadway ecosystem” (as the trio has labeled it) ...

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Third Annual TEDxBroadway, Featuring Diane Paulus, Lea DeLaria and More, Will Be Presented at New World Stages

Categories: Blog / October 2, 2013

The third annual TEDxBroadway — a one-day event that addresses the question, “What’s the best Broadway can be?” — will be presented Feb. 24, 2014, at New World Stages in New York City. Speakers at this year’s event are currently scheduled to include Tony winner Diane Paulus, artistic director of the American Repertory Theater; Broadway singing ...

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Join Vincent Gassetto in connecting students with Broadway

Categories: Blog / January 28, 2013

Thanks to everyone who attended TEDxBroadway 2013. For those of you who watched Principal Vincent Gassetto’s talk and video and would like to be involved in connecting students in schools like MS 343 with Broadway, please email Jordan Person at Situation Interactive. For more information on an upcoming event hosted by Situation Interactive in late ...

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George Takei trekking to Broadway event

Categories: Blog / January 25, 2013

Joe Dziemianowicz, New York Daily News Beam me up, Broadway. George Takei, aka “Star Trek” helmsman Hikaru Sulu, is passionate about a personal enterprise. The 75-year-old actor has had a longtime dream of telling the story of his childhood in an internment camp on Broadway. The tale was told last fall in the musical “Allegiance” ...

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TEDxBroadway Tries to Make Broadway the Best It Can Be Through Talks

Categories: Blog / January 24, 2013

Robert Simonson, Playbill The organizers of the Jan. 28 TEDxBroadway conference are hoping to change the fortunes of the theatre community through conversations spinning off from the question, “What Is the Best Broadway Can Be?” Last Year, Vincent Gassetto, a principal at the Academy of Applied Mathematics and Technology (M.S. 343) in The Bronx, spoke ...

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Conference asks: What is the best Broadway can be?

Categories: Blog / January 24, 2013

Mark Kennedy, AP Before long plane flights, Thomas Schumacher likes to download talks from some of the world’s brightest and creative minds speaking at TED conferences, watching them on his iPad while thousands of feet in the air. “I marvel at the range of stuff. I like the passion of the speakers and love the ...

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George Takei, Daryl Roth, Kristoffer Diaz and More Join Lineup of Speakers for 2013 TEDxBroadway Conference

Categories: Blog / January 24, 2013

Michael Gioia, Playbill The second annual TEDxBroadway, a day-long event where artists come together to discuss the future of Broadway, will be held Jan. 28 from 11 AM-6 PM at New World Stages. Actor George Takei, producer Daryl Roth and playwright Kristoffer Diaz are among the speakers who have joined the 2013 lineup. TEDxBroadway, according ...

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Tickets on sale for TEDxBroadway 2013

Categories: Blog / October 23, 2012

TEDxBroadway: What Is the Best That Broadway Can Be? Seth Pinsky, Thomas Schumacher, Randi Zuckerberg, Terry Teachout and Others Take the Stage to Discuss the Future for Broadway NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 23, 2012)—The second-annual TEDxBroadway— a one-day event about the highest aspirations of Broadway as a location and destination—will kick off on January 28th, ...

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