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Ken Davenport

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Ken Davenport is a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer whose credits include Once On This Island (Tony Award), Gettin’ the Band Back Together, The Play that Goes Wrong, Groundhog Day(Tony nomination),Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening (Tony nomination), It’s Only a Play, Macbethstarring Alan Cumming, Godspell, Kinky Boots(Broadway – Tony Award, National Tour, Toronto, Australia,and West End), The Visit (Tony nomination), Mothers and Sons (Tony nomination), The Bridges of Madison County (National Tour), Allegiance, Chinglish, Oleanna starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, Speed-the-Plow, Will Ferrell’s You’re Welcome America (Tony nomination), Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury (Broadway, West End and National Tour), and 13.

Off-Broadway, Ken has produced Daddy Long Legs, Altar Boyz (Co-Conceiver), My First Time (Author), The Awesome 80’s Prom(Creator), That Bachelorette Show! (Creator), and Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating, & Marriage(Author). Ken’s productions have been produced internationally in over 25 countriesaround the world.

In 2019, Inc. 5000 named Ken’s production company, Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

Ken also serves as the Executive Producer for 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 entitledThe 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 anational commercial for Apple’s iPhone, named one ofCrain’s “Forty Under 40” and is one of the co-founders ofTEDxBroadway. He created the best-selling Broadwayboard gameBe A Broadway Star. His blog,TheProducersPerspective.com, has been featured in Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, The Gothamistand more. He has written articlesfor Forbes, Mashable, and many others. Ken’s unique production and marketing style hasgarnered him international attention, including two front page articles in the NY Timesandfeatures on MSNBC, Rock Center, Fox News, BBC, and his favorite, a mention in Jay Leno’smonologue on “The Tonight Show.”

Upcoming projects include Broadway Vacation, Joy the Musical, My Life In Pink, a revival of The Great White Hope, Harmony: A New Musical written by Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman, a musical based on the life and songs of Neil Diamond, and a musical based on the life of Harry Belafonte.

Prior to his career as a Producer, Ken was a Company Manager and General Manager for Broadway shows and National Tours including Show Boat, Ragtime, Jekyll & Hyde, Chicago, Candide, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Gypsyand others.

For more information, visit www.TheProducersPerspective.com.

Sessions in which Ken Davenport participates

Saturday 28 March, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:00 PM
8:00 PM
Broadway Podcast Network
Master of ceremonies
Ken Davenport
Moderator
Stephen Flaherty
Participant

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