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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

For most programming, you do not need to sign up in advance! For the most part, admission is first-come, first-served. Exceptions to this include workshops and autograph/photobooth sessions - more information about these can be found on our website. Adding a panel to your schedule does not guarantee admission to the panel.
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Saturday, January 23 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Opening Doors: PAs Who Made It Big

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What’s it like to walk through a Broadway stage door for the first time? To stand on
the sidelines as a show becomes a hit (or doesn’t)? To get Hal Prince coffee? Join five Broadway power players who got their start as production assistants as they discuss their first Broadway credits. 

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Ted Chapin

President, Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization
As president of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Ted Chapin has spearheaded many award-winning productions, including The King and I at Lincoln Center Theater, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and The Sound of Music. His career began as an assistant for the Broadway productions of Follies... Read More →
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Ken Davenport

Broadway: Kinky Boots (Tony Award), Deaf West’s Spring Awakening, It’s Only a Play, The Visit, Mothers and Sons, The Bridges of Madison County, Macbeth, Godspell, Chinglish, Oleanna, Blithe Spirit, You’re Welcome America, Speed-the-Plow, 13. Off-Broadway: Daddy Long Legs, That... Read More →
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Ann Harada

Ann Harada originated the role of Christmas Eve in the Broadway and London productions of Avenue Q and spent two years as stepsister Charlotte in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Other Broadway roles include Kathy in 9 to 5, Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables (revival... Read More →
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Hal Luftig

HAL LUFTIG (Producer). Winner of four Tony Awards and London’s Olivier Award, Hal Luftig has worked on and off Broadway for the past 25 years. Broadway: Kinky Boots, The Elephant Man, Evita, Catch Me If You Can, Come Fly Away, West Side Story, All My Sons, Legally Blonde, The Times... Read More →
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Lonny Price

Lonny Price most recently directed the stage and film versions of the New York Philharmonic’s productions of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd and Company. He earned Emmys for his work directing Sondheim: The Birthday Concert, Sweeney Todd (with Patti LuPone and George Hearn), and... Read More →
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Blake Ross

Editor in Chief, Playbill
Blake Ross is the Editor in Chief of Playbill, the premiere destination for all things theater and the internationally known symbol of the arts since 1884. She is content coordinator across all mediums for Playbill, online, print and mobile. At Playbill, she is responsible for the... Read More →

Saturday January 23, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm EST