EP 124: Theater Producer & Artist Manager Mark Cortale chats about producing new online concerts, The Seth Concert Series & his developmental theater lab, New Works Provincetown
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Join Kelli and Anne for their 124th NEW episode!
They begin this episode by talking about what is happening in this country after the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis and the protests and riots that have followed and Anne and Kelli’s 7th year wedding anniversary and their date at the Drive In movie!
Their Special Guest today is theater producer and artist manager, Mark Cortale. Hear all about how he started his career as an Opera singer, learned about producing by working for Clive Davis at Arista, and finally becoming the Producing Artistic Director at The Art House in Provincetown, MA where he curated incredible seasons full of Broadway stars & creative drag performers for 10 years PLUS his International Broadway Series with Seth Rudetsky starring a multitude of Broadway stars. Hear how he has had to pivot because of the live season being cancelled in Provincetown because of Covid-19 by creating an online concert series called The Seth Concert Series that will feature in depth interviews and concerts from major broadway stars hosted by Seth Rudetsky. Also hear about New Works Provincetown, a developmental theater lab that Mark created to help develop and nurture new works and musicals including his next commission, The Last Diva. To find out what Mark is up to go to www.MarkCortalePresents.com and to get tickets for the new online series go to www.TheSethConcertSeries.com
As always, they end with a cocktail from Equality Vodka.This week, in honor of Mark, they are serving The Curtain Call!