Tuesday, March 16 - 8:00PM EST
Join Jennifer Ashley Tepper, author of The Untold Stories of Broadway book series, on a virtual adventure through the secret history of our beloved Broadway theaters. On March 16, go behind the scenes for a very special exploration of The Fallen Five: the five lost Broadway theaters that were destroyed in 1982. What was it like to work at the Morosco, Bijou, old Helen Hayes, Gaiety, and Astor Theatres? From fascinating photos of these demolished Broadway houses, to stories about their glory days, to tales of the epic protests to try to save them, this program will be a celebration of remembrance for Broadway's Fallen Five.
Jennifer Ashley Tepper is producer of the musicals Be More Chill, Broadway Bounty Hunter, and Love In Hate Nation, recent projects that are part of a decade-long collaboration with the group known as Joe Iconis & Family. She is the Creative and Programming Director at Feinstein's/54 Below, where she has curated or produced over 3000 shows. Tepper's three volumes of The Untold Stories of Broadway book series have been called an "inspiring Must-Read" by NBC New York and occupied the #1 spot on Amazon.com's Best Sellers List in Broadway & Musicals. The fourth volume will be released in March of 2021. On Broadway, Tepper has worked on [title of show], The Performers, Godspell, Macbeth, and The Parisian Woman. She is the conceiver and director of The Jonathan Larson Project, historian consultant on the upcoming tick, tick… BOOM! movie and co-creator of the Bistro Award- winning concert series, If It Only Even Runs A Minute. Tepper recently received a 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award. She was named one of the 10 professionals on Backstage Magazine's "1st Annual Broadway Future Power List", which stated: "Proving herself both a zeitgeist predictor and theatrical historian with her eclectic programming, Tepper is leading the conversation on contemporary musical theatre." Follow her @jenashtep
THIS IS A LIVE EVENT AND WON’T BE RECORDED FOR REPLAY, JUST LIKE A LIVE SHOW. Brief segments may be recorded for marketing purposes only. If you are invited “on stage”, you, your likeness, and/or your comments may be used in upcoming advertising for Playbill Experiences on Playbill.com and affiliated social media channels.