FORA.tv Speaker - Jordan Roth

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Biography

Jordan Roth is the President of Jujamcyn Theaters which owns and operates five Broadway theaters. Current and recent productions include American Idiot, The Book of Mormon, Elf, Fela!, The House of Blue Leaves, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Jersey Boys. He hosts a popular interview series at the venerable 92nd Street Y, facilitating insightful and revealing one-on-one discussions with the most celebrated actors on the Broadway stage. Recent guests include Nathan Lane, Sean Hayes, Laura Linney, Liev Shreiber, Billie Joe Armstrong, David Hyde Pierce, Patti LuPone and Elaine Stritch. He created Givenik.com, where theatergoers can purchase discounted tickets and give 5% of their ticket price to the charity of their choice. Jordan serves on the boards of The Broadway League, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, The Times Square Alliance and Freedom to Marry. He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with degrees in philosophy and theater and received his MBA at Columbia Business School.

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92Y: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong with Michael Mayer

09.19.10 | 01:17:16 min | 0 comments