Two-time Tony-winning producer Jennifer Isaacson has joined Broadway Licensing as Director of Amateur Play Licensing. Isaacson will oversee all amateur licensing for Broadway Licensing's Playscipts and DPS imprints.
A former executive producer for WalkRunFly, Isaacson served as a co-producer for An American in Paris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Of Mice and Men, Ann, and The Norman Conquests on Broadway; and The 39 Steps and Beebo Brinker Chronicles Off-Broadway. Isaacson is also a co-founder of the Broadway Women's Alliance, serves as a board member of Houses on the Moon Theater Company, is a producing mentor of Theater Resources Unlimited, and is a Steering Committee Member of Maestra Music.
"The Broadway Licensing team is focused on innovating the licensing experience on behalf of our authors and underlying rights holders,” says Broadway Licensing CEO and President Sean Cercone. "Adding Jennifer’s brilliance, passion, and outstanding hustle to an already packed team of deeply respected producers in our Licensing department will be invaluable in achieving that vision."
"I’m thrilled to join the incredible team at Broadway Licensing so expertly helmed by Sean,” says Isaacson. "As the Director of Amateur Play Licensing, I am excited by the opportunity to enhance theatrical licensing for our next generation of theatre-makers and theatre-goers while elevating our sterling list of authors and underlying rights holders."
The hire comes as one of several leadership developments at Broadway Licensing, including Colleen McCormack being promoted to Director of Professional Play Licensing. They join a team that includes Director of Professional Musical Licensing Sarah Skolnick, Director of Amateur Musical Licensing Zach Dulli, and Director of Acquisitions Kent Nicholson.