Join Our Live Chat on the Future of Broadway

We all want to know when Broadway will be back, but we’re also thinking beyond the initial reopening date — to the future. And, by future, we mean 20 or even 40 years into the future of Broadway, but not just Broadway.

We think some of our younger members of the TEDxBroadway community have great insight into what this future should look like. So, we hope you’ll join us Tuesday, June 30 at 4:30pm Eastern for a live chat.

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We’re excited to have TEDxBroadway Young Professional alum Casey Mink joining us to lead the conversation. If you don’t know Casey, she is the senior staff writer at Backstage Magazine and

We’ll also be joined by TEDxBroadway alums:

Sammi Cannold is one of Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment, class of 2019. Credits include Evita (New York City Center), Endlings (New York Theatre Workshop, A.R.T.), Ragtime on Ellis Island, and Violet on a moving bus (A.R.T.). Upcoming projects include Carmen (Lincoln Center w. MasterVoices). Associate credits include the Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre… (dir. Rachel Chavkin). Sammi has served as a member of Cirque du Soleil’s Creative Cognoscenti and a Sundance Institute Fellow. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.A. from Harvard University. You can watch Sammi’s 2019 TEDxBroadway talk: “Evita and the Responsibility of the Storyteller.”

Miral Kotb is a female entrepreneur who used her lifelong love of dance and computer science to create the global dance sensation iLuminate. Since placing as finalists on America’s Got Talent, Kotb has programmed iLuminate’s patented technology for some of the biggest names in music, performed multiple shows in New York, and is preparing to take their show to the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip. Miral continues to share her passion for technology at prominent speaking engagements while empowering young people to pursue opportunities in STEM/STEAM. You can watch Miral’s 2016 TEDxBroadway talk: “The Intersection of Art & Technology.”

Marshall W. Mabry IV is an activist, playwright and performer from Atlanta. He’s a rising freshman majoring in Musical Theatre at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Marshall strives to leave every room brighter than he found it, especially for the young artists of color coming after him. You can watch Marshall’s 2019 TEDxBroadway talk: “The Intersectionality of Black Boys and Shakespeare”

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