Now is the Time for Leadership and Loyalty

“Normal isn’t a goal.” That’s Jim McCarthy on the latest episode of Dov Baron’s Leadership and Loyalty Podcast. This is a can’t miss conversation on the transformational lessons from the live event industry during a crisis, from what it’s like to tell 10 million people not to go to live shows to managing morale and leading a new charge with Stellar.   

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Goldstar Subscribers’ Return Readiness Score for Early March 2021

A graphic showing that the average willingness to go out to live events right now is 49 out of 100

Goldstar is reaching out to live entertainment enthusiasts to see how they feel about returning to in-person events.   The results are interesting! The highlights from early March are below:   When asked to “describe your willingness to go out to live events” on a scale of 0-100: The average response score was 49. If venues followed strict cleaning routines and social distancing policies, the number goes up to 56 out of 100. When asked about wearing a mask to …

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Spotlight on Success: The Evolution of a Broadway Cast Reunion Series

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Join Jim McCarthy and his guests, entertainers and livestreamprenuers Robert Bannon and Lee Lessack on Thursday, March 18 at 3pm ET/12pm PT to chat about their very real success with the virtual Broadway Cast Reunion Series.  What started as a virtual happy hour evolved into a livestream phenomenon. Actor/cabaret artist Robert Bannon and performer/producer Lee Lessack kept the Broadway community together and connected with fans online when theaters went dark.  Find out how they brought actors from Hadestown, The Lion …

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Goldstar Subscribers’ Return Readiness Score for Early February 2021

A graphic showing that the average response for consumer willingness to go out to live events is 40 out of 100.

Goldstar is reaching out to live entertainment enthusiasts to see how they feel about returning to in-person events.   The results are interesting! The highlights from early February are below:   When asked to “describe your willingness to go out to live events” on a scale of 0-100: The average response score was 40. If venues followed strict cleaning routines and social distancing policies, the number goes up to 43 out of 100. When asked about wearing a mask to …

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Goldstar Subscribers’ Return Readiness Score for Early January

Twice a month, Goldstar is surveying its audience of live entertainment enthusiasts to see how they feel about returning to in-person events. The results are interesting! The highlights from early January are below: When asked to “describe your willingness to go out to live events” on a scale of 0-100: The average response score was 36. If venues followed strict cleaning routines and social distancing policies, that number goes up to 44 out of 100. When asked about wearing a mask to an event, 87 out of …

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Ready to take charge of 2021?

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2020 felt like a never-ending carjacking complete with offroading, plenty of bumps, and an unknown course change at every turn. Now it’s time to slide into the driver’s seat, grab the wheel and determine where you’re going next. Of course, it helps to have a like-minded community to help you navigate the best way forward — a convoy, if you will. Which is why we’re excited about the free five-day “Take Charge of Your ’21” TheaterMakers Challenge, starting January 18. …

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