My press agent told me not to do this.

And then it got mentioned in the Times.  🙂  (See more about it here.)

My press agent is a great one, and he has gotten me some fantastic stuff (including somehow getting The New York Times to review The Awesome 80s Prom when I told him not to waste his time, and guess what, we got a good review).

I value his opinion highly.  And I hope you value the opinions of all of the members of your ‘cabinet’ as well.

But at the end of the day it’s your business.  Your show.  And the rewards and failures are yours.

So hire the best you can.  Listen to every word they say.

And then do what you want to do.

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Ken created one of the first Broadway podcasts, recording over 250 episodes over 7 years. It features interviews with A-listers in the theater about how they “made it”, including 2 Pulitzer Prize Winners, 7 Academy Award Winners and 76 Tony Award winners. Notable guests include Pasek & Paul, Kenny Leon, Lynn Ahrens and more.