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 117 - Eva Price

The Producer's Perspective Podcast with Ken Davenport

117 - Eva Price

Eva Price is a Tony Award-winning producer of Broadway plays, musicals and concerts, a member of The Broadway League's Board of Governors, and on the producing team of Killer Content and Abigail Disney's venture Level Forward.

33 mins
6/4/17

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About

Eva Price is a Tony Award-winning producer of Broadway plays, musicals and concerts, a member of The Broadway League's Board of Governors, and on the producing team of Killer Content and Abigail Disney's venture Level Forward. Shows she has produced include Dear Evan Hansen (six Tony Awards including Best Musical), On Your Feet!, Peter and the Starcatcher (five Tony Awards), Annie (Tony-Nominated Musical Revival), The Merchant of Venice starring Al Pacino, and The Addams Family. Off-Broadway shows include Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical; Drama Desk-nominated Found The Lion, and Small Mouth Sounds.

We talked about all things including:

  • How being bored in the news business led to a career in producing.
  • Why she’s glad her first show only ran 6 weeks and did NOT succeed.
  • How she raised the very first money she ever raised . . . with a COLD call!
  • The challenge of being a woman in this business . . . and being a woman Producer in this business.
  • What the hardest part was about breaking into the Broadway business . . . you’ll be surprised by the answer.

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