The TEDxBroadway 2013 event was held Monday, January 28th, 2013 at New World Stages.
Speakers at this event included:
- George Takei, best known for his portrayal of “Mr. Sulu” in the acclaimed television and film series “Star Trek."
- Adam Thurman, Director of Marketing and Communications for Court Theatre, one of the largest nonprofit theatres in Chicago.
- David Sabel, the National Theatre’s first Head of Digital Media in September 2009, overseeing the National’s broadcast and digital output.
- Daryl Roth, a producer who holds the singular distinction of producing seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays: Anna in the Tropics; August: Osage County (2008 Tony Award); Clybourne Park (2012 Tony Award); How I Learned to Drive; Proof (2001 Tony Award); Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women; and Wit.
- Seth W. Pinksy, appointed President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2008, seven months before the collapse of Lehman Brothers ushered in one of the most significant economic downturns in generations.
For a comprehensive list of 2013 TEDxBroadway speakers, click here.
To watch videos from the event, click here.
News Coverage of TEDxBroadway 2013
George Takei trekking to Broadway event - New York Daily News
TEDxBroadway Tries to Make Broadway the Best It Can Be Through Talks - Playbill
Conference asks: What is the best Broadway can be? - AP