Broadway and Beyond

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Friday, January 09, 2009

The spate of Broadway show closings raises concerns about the economy’s effects on the theater industry. Playbill’s Robert Viagas and Sandra Gibson, president and CEO of Arts Presenters, look at the state of the theater, on Broadway and beyond. Plus, Congressman Jerrold Nadler; Hyundai’s new ad campaign, Tavis Smiley looks ahead to the inauguration; and real estate woes.


Sandra Gibson, Jerrold Nadler, Tavis Smiley and Robert Viagas

Real Estate Woes

Pamela Liebman, president and CEO of the Corcoran Group, and New York Times reporter Charles Bagli look at what’s next for residential and commercial real estate in New York.

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Congressman Nadler

Democratic Congressman Jerrold Nadler, who represents parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn, discusses the economic stimulus package, Bush accountability in the last days of his presidency, and the search for the next Senator from New York.

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Broadway and Beyond

Robert Viagas, host of Playbill Radio and editor of The Playbill Broadway Yearbook, and Sandra Gibson, president and CEO of Arts Presenters, the national service organization for performing arts presenters, look at what the recent spate of Broadway closings means for the theater industry -- in New ...

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FUF: Special Interests, Student Loans, and DTV

What's so wrong with special interests? Mary Boyle, Vice President of Communications for Common Cause, discusses the role she foresees them playing in the next administration. Then, Anya Kamenetz, staff writer for Fast Company, author of Generation Debt and

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Tavis Talks

Tavis Smiley, host of “The Tavis Smiley Show” (airing Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM on AM 820), looks ahead to the inauguration and the launch of a traveling museum exhibition, "America I AM: The African American Imprint".

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Hyundai's Example

Richard Harwood, founder and president of The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, says more companies should follow the car company's lead -- their new ad campaign offers to take back the car in case of a job loss.

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