Big ups to firm client Michael Cooper on the opening night of Broadway tuner IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU with an opening number featuring his lyrics!
Congratulations to firm clients Paul Hodge (composer/lyricist/co-bookwriter) and Michael Hodge (co-bookwriter) on the Off Broadway opening of CLINTON THE MUSICAL and the rave NY Times review! Read review here.
THE BAND'S VISIT announced as part of the Atlantic Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season! The original musical, directed by Harold Prince with music/lyrics by David Yazbek and book by Itamar Moses, is being produced by Off the Aisle Productions (principals Orin Wolf and David Schwartz) and Stylesfour Productions. Read NY Times article here.
Firm client BREAKING A MONSTER accepted for competition into SXSW and named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the MUST-SEE movies of the festival. Read article here.
Congratulations to firm client CLONED! for winning the coveted Best of Fest Audience Prize at the New York Musical Theatre Festival!
Firm client ACADEMIA NUTS wins the Play-by-Play Best New Musical Award at the New York Musical Theatre Festival!
Congratulations to firm client THE HUMBLING for being accepted into the 2014 Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival! Directed by Barry Levinson, and based on the Philip Roth book with a screenplay by Buck Henry, the film stars Al Pacino and Greta Gerwig with Dianne Wiest, Krya Segdwick, Charles Grodin, Billy Porter, Nina Arianda, Dylan Baker, and Dan Hedaya.
ONCE the Musical wins Tony Award for Best Musical! David's producing partner Orin Wolf wins his first Tony Award and their company, Orin Wolf Productions, is proud to be an above-title producer. http://www.oncemusical.com/creative.html
Long live the King! A breakout at SXSW, KING KELLY has inspired some of the most epic film reviews we've ever seen!
Congratulations to KING KELLY, selected for competition in the Emerging Visions category of the 2012 SXSW film festival! KING KELLY, directed by our client Andrew Neel, is a sensational journey into hedonistic American youth culture and the YouTube generation, made entirely from camera-phone footage.
David executive produced the film and served as production counsel. The world premiere is Saturday, March 10th, 2012 in Austin, Texas.
Official King Kelly website.
Congratulations to David's former management client and good friend Christopher Tin for winning two Grammy awards, one for Best Classical Crossover Album, and the other for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists! Chris is supremely talented and these awards were most well deserved.
Click here to see his acceptance speech.
Hollywood News.com lists FLY AWAY 4th on its list of top 15 films not to be missed at SXSW. Link to Article.
We are thrilled to announce that of 1,792 features submitted to SXSW Film Festival, FLY AWAY was 1 of 8 narrative fiction films selected for competition. David and Lee are executive producers and production legal counsel for this heartfelt picture that brings awareness and hope to families struggling with autism. Congrats to writer/director Janet Grillo and producer Pav Hatoupis for their talent and hard work.
Link to Hollywood Reporter Article
Link to IndieWire Article
Our client Van Hill Entertainment's production of "Rooms" was nominated for 5 Helen Hayes awards.
David and Lee were honored to be the keynote speakers at the annual meeting of the National Conference of Personal Managers (NCOPM) held at the Friars Club in New York City.