The Marsh Launches “Creative Conversations!”
The Marsh will begin hosting regular discussions and panels featuring local and national industry professionals. These Q & A’s will facilitate the opportunity to gain invaluable insight from the combined experience of leaders in the theatre community. Topics will range from varying aspects of performance to marketing tactics and everything in between. “Creative Conversations!” will create space to discuss contemporary issues as well as unprecedented opportunities existing in the current Dramatic Arts scene. Add your voice and perspective to the conversation and be a part of the future of theatre!
Space is limited with first-come, first-served seating. Use the link below to secure a seat for this FREE event.
• Thursday, February 20th, 2020 at 6:30pm
on the San Francisco Mainstage
“DAVENPORT, WHO IS ON A MISSION TO KEEP BROADWAY RELEVANT, IS BRINGING CROWDFUNDING, SMARTPHONE APPS AND VIDEO GAME-LIKE INTERACTIVITY TO MUSICALS.” – Molly Petrilla, SmartPlanet
Ken Davenport –
Ken Davenport is a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and an Inc. 5000 entrepreneur whose credits include Once On This Island (Tony Award), The Play That Goes Wrong, Groundhog Day (Tony nomination), Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening (Tony nomination), Allegiance, It’s Only a Play, Macbeth starring Alan Cumming, Godspell, Kinky Boots (Broadway – Tony Award, National Tour, Toronto and West End), The Visit (Tony nomination), Mothers and Sons (Tony nomination), The Bridges of Madison County, Chinglish, Oleanna starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, Speed-the-Plow, Will Ferrell’s You’re Welcome America, Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury (Broadway, West End and tour), and 13, as well as Daddy Long Legs, That Bachelorette Show (Creator), Altar Boyz (Co-Conceiver), My First Time (Author), The Awesome 80s Prom (Creator), and Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating, & Marriage (Author) Off-Broadway. Ken’s productions have been produced internationally in over 25 countries around the world. In addition to his own work, Ken was recently named the Executive Producer of North America for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group.
Outside of theatre, he has produced the award-winning These Magnificent Miles: On the Long Road with Red Wanting Blue, a documentary on one of the top unsigned rock bands in the country, and an award-winning TV pilot entitled The Bunny Hole which has appeared in the LA Indie Film Festival, the Orlando Film Festival, the LA Comedy Festival, and more. Ken was featured on a national commercial for Apple’s iPhone, named one of Crain’s “Forty Under 40,″ and is one of the co-founders of TEDxBroadway. He created the best-selling Broadway board game Be A Broadway Star. His blog, TheProducersPerspective.com, has been featured in Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, The Gothamist, and more. He has written articles for Forbes, Mashable, and many others. Ken’s unique production and marketing style has garnered him international attention, including two front-page articles in The New York Times, and features on MSNBC, Rock Center, Fox News, BBC, and, his favorite, a mention in Jay Leno’s monologue on “The Tonight Show.”
Tickets: FREE | first come, first served seating
February 20 | San Francisco | Thursday at 6:30pm
1 hour | Please do not bring infants
Buy Tix by phone:
Monday – Friday 1 – 4pm, 415.282.3055
(Additional service fees apply)