Ken Davenport is a Broadway and Off-Broadway producer. Recent Broadway productions include Oleanna starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, Speed-the-Plow starring Raul Esparza, Will Ferrell's You're Welcome America, Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury, and 13. Ken is the only independent producer to have had three shows running simultaneously Off-Broadway - Altar Boyz, The Awesome 80s Prom and My First Time. He was recently featured on a national commercial for Apple's iPhone, named one of Crain's "Forty Under 40" in 2008, and was dubbed the "P.T. Barnum of Off-Broadway" by The New York Times. His upcoming Broadway revival of Godspell will be the first ever “Community-Funded” Broadway musical.
As a pioneer in interactive and social media marketing for the theater, Ken Davenport was one of the first to blog about the industry from a producer’s point of view. Now, TheProducersPerspective.com has become one of the most widely read blogs in the business, and has been featured in Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, The Gothamist, and many other online and print publications. Ken is also a founding member of the ITBA (Independent Theater Bloggers Association).
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How to invest in a Broadway show Part II.
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