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TEDxBroadway Is Better Than Practical, It’s Powerful

Impractical.Once upon a time, a promising college student took a highly impractical course in calligraphy. Maybe Underwater Basket Weaving wasn’t available.But because he did, you’re not reading this in IBM Selectric Font. The student, as many of you know, was Steve Jobs, and the class taught him about fonts and the potential beauty of the written word. A few years later, computers changed forever.Impractical.When you come to TEDxBroadway, it’s not so much about getting 1.7% better at your daily...

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Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen Scenic Designer David Korins and Playwright Ione Lloyd Added to TEDxBroadway Lineup

The organizers of TEDxBroadway recently announced that two new speakers will join the lineup for this year’s event at New World Stages, Tuesday, February 27, 2018.The one-day event exclusively dedicated to asking, “What’s the Best Broadway Can Be?” will once again showcase a wide variety of experts, all with unique backgrounds and perspectives, giving talks designed to spark conversation.The newest additions to the TEDxBroadway lineup are:David Korins is the award-winning founder and principal designer of David Korins Design --...

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The TEDxBroadway Excitement Is Building — Will You Be There?

TEDxBroadway 2018 is coming up fast on February 27, and people are already talking about the conference. (Pssst ... got your tickets yet?)Recently, the TEDxBroadway team hosted events for their Young Professionals program and their 2018 speakers. People were buzzing about both events, as you can see here:Will you be at New World Stages on February 27? Tickets are still available, grab 'em now before they sell out!Read More:Here's Why You Need to...

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Here’s Why You Need to Be at TEDxBroadway 2018

TEDxBroadway 2018 is just two weeks away. Will you be at New World Stages in New York City on February 27th?Last week on Medium, co-founder Damian Bazadona shared some reasons why you should attend. Damian writes:"Since TEDxBroadway launched in 2012, we’ve had over 100 acclaimed speakers on stage, thousands of audience members, and a lot of views on our online content. Emmy, Oscar, Grammy, Tony, Pulitzer  --  you name it  --  we’ve had some of the world’s most-awarded storytellers...

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Children of a Lesser God’s Joshua Jackson, Lauren Ridloff & More Complete TEDxBroadway Lineup

The complete lineup has been announced for TEDxBroadway, the one-day event exclusively dedicated to asking, “What’s the Best Broadway Can Be?”The 7th annual TEDxBroadway will once again showcase a wide variety of experts from an even wider variety of backgrounds, industries and perspectives. Each talk is curated by TEDxBroadway organizers to create one-of-a-kind narratives, drive important conversations, and inspire all who have a stake in the future of Broadway.TEDxBroadway 2018 will be held Tuesday, February 27 at New World...

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Jim Joseph at TEDxBroadway 2018 — Beyond the Bio

Before we meet up at New World Stages on Tuesday, February 27 for TEDxBroadway (get your tickets here!), we wanted to take you beyond the bio to meet this year’s speakers. Meet Jim Joseph:He's the Theatre Manager at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, the Broadway home of Manhattan Theatre Club.We asked Jim …Q: What’s your favorite TED talk? A: "Thomas Schumacher’s 'Embracing All Audiences' from the first TEDxBroadway"Q: Who has inspired you the most? A: “My father -- he led a life of...

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Ron Simons at TEDxBroadway 2018 — Beyond the Bio

Before we meet up at New World Stages on Tuesday, February 27 for TEDxBroadway (get your tickets here!), we wanted to take you beyond the bio to meet this year’s speakers. Meet Ron Simons:He's a four-time Sundance Film Festival selected producer and actor of stage, film and television. He’s the founder and CEO of SimonSays Entertainment.We asked Ron …Q: Do you sing in the shower? What’s your go-to song? A: “You mean there are people who don’t sing in the shower? On...

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Beyond the Bio — TEDxBroadway Speaker Michael Riedel

Before we meet up at New World Stages on Tuesday, February 27 for TEDxBroadway (get your tickets here!), we wanted to take you beyond the bio to meet this year’s speakers. Meet Michael Riedel:He has covered Broadway for 20 years -- 10 of them for the New York Post. He's the author of Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway.We asked Michael ...Q: What's the first show you ever saw? A: "Annie -- I saw it in 1977 when I was 10. Andrea...

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Beyond the Bio — TEDxBroadway Speaker David Yazbek

Before we meet up at New World Stages on Tuesday, February 27 for TEDxBroadway (get your tickets here!), we wanted to take you beyond the bio to meet this year’s speakers. Meet David Yazbek:He's an Emmy-winning, three-time Grammy-nominated TV and film writer, music producer and pianist. His three shows, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, have all been nominated for Best Score Tony Awards. His latest work, The Band's Visit, opened to...

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In the News: Boost on Amplify

Buzz phrases are all around us. I bet you can think of one right now that you either love or hate. Dave Brooks mentions Goldstar on Amplify in his list of buzz phrases to make you crazy in 2018:"In fact, event discovery firm Goldstar is launching a new paid service tool called Boost to get fans in front of the company’s eight million members.Other discovery applications are looking at ways to generate revenue from their own huge customer lists....

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