If grit, talent, and perseverance were a person, it would be in the form of Gordon Greenberg. The multifaceted artist looks back at his younger years, sharing his first creative moment, and anecdotes about his journey which includes secretly taking a bus and walking into a producer’s office in the hopes of getting offered a role. Gordon also shares his experiences in writing and directing, including his latest off-Broadway work, "Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors," a comedic adaptation of the classic vampire tale, which originally found a home in 2020 as a radio play comedy. He talks about the creative process, casting choices, and the unique and campy style of the show. He reflects on the evolution of his career, juggling multiple creative roles, and how he ensures that his outputs remain authentic and engaging. Driven with passion and purpose in whatever he does, Gordon shares a powerful piece of advice to aspiring artists: “All the things you think are your greatest liabilities are going to become your greatest virtues.”
Gordon Greenberg is an accomplished writer, director, producer, and teacher, and has collaborated with people like Zachary Quinto, Calista Flockhart, Antonio Banderas, Steven Schwartz, Steve Rosen, Neil Patrick Harris, Jerry Seinfeld, and Gary Marshall among others. He's created multi-award-winning shows all over the world, including places like the Geffen Playhouse and the Old Globe Theater. Gordon has created musical adaptations for Nickelodeon, the Disney Channel, and Universal Pictures, as well as TV commercials for J. Walter Thompson, one of the largest creative agencies in the world. His latest project, “Dracula, a Comedy of Terrors”, recently opened off-Broadway at New World Stages.
Connect with Gordon Greenberg:
- Website: www.gordongreenberg.com
- Instagram: @gordongreenberg
- Listen to the original Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors radio comedy: http://bpn.fm/dracula
- Listen to the Dracula off-Broadway companion podcast, Dracula the Podcastula: http://bpn.fm/podcastula
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