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#4 – What Makes a Story Perfect for Broadway? with Jerry Mitchell

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This episode, Hal invites Jerry Mitchell to the podcast. Jerry a two-time Tony Award-winning choreographer and director for Broadway. In today’s conversation, Hal and Jerry discuss the beginnings of Broadway Bares, which to date has raised over $20 million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDs, how to identify a star in the audition room, and what he thinks makes a story perfect for Broadway.

Jerry has been involved in over 50 Broadway, Off-Broadway, West End, and touring productions. As a choreographer, his credits include: Hairspray; Gypsy (starring Bernadette Peters); La Cage aux Folles (Tony Award Best Choreography); Catch Me if You Can. Also as a director: Legally Blonde; and Kinky Boots (Tony Award Best Choreography), which spawned numerous international companies. Most recently, Jerry directed and choreographed Pretty Woman: The Musical. Jerry and Hal are working together on new musicals in development Becoming Nancy and My Very Own British Invasion.

You can find Jerry on Instagram and on Twitter @JammyProd. For more information on Broadway Bares, visit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDs at

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