Category Archives: physical production

Broadway Gets A Green House

Broadway’s first new theatre in over 20 years will be the Great White Way’s first truly green facility. While a few regional theatres have built their own LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified  performing arts venues, the Henry … Continue reading

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Spotlight On…9 to 5: An Interview With Producer Seth Greenleaf

How did you become interested in environmental issues? Just look at my last name, I had no choice! Seriously, though, this is a cause that’s always been near and dear to my heart. Why did 9 to 5 choose to … Continue reading

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Greening The 63rd Annual Tony Awards

The 2009 Tony Awards made majors strides in becoming more environmentally friendly. “Building on progress the Broadway Green Alliance has made over the past year, we are pleased to take the first important steps to  make the Tony Awards greener,” … Continue reading

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Spotlight On…Jujamcyn Theaters

Along with the Shubert and Nederlander Organizations, Jujamcyn Theaters is a leader in the Greenification of Broadway. I recently spoke with JenniferHershey, Director of Operations for Jujamcyn Theaters Q. What is Jujamcyn doing to be greener? We’re aggressively trying to … Continue reading

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Green Holiday Gifts

The theater community also embraced BGG with green holiday gifts this year… Chicago gave out aluminum water bottles with the show’s logo (to be filled at the new filtered water cooler), a re-usable “Chicago” bag and a donation to the … Continue reading

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Spotlight On…All My Sons

As we were preparing to go into rehearsal for “All My Sons” we wanted to see how we could join the crusade in turning Broadway green. Throughout the production process, from rehearsal through tech and into performances,we found that the … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear From The Crew

As of October 2008, the New York company of Wicked has switched from using regular alkaline batteries to nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeables in all of our wireless microphones. We alternate between two sets of rechargeables to allow sufficient time for … Continue reading

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