Mr. David Gerson JOINS IRON CROW THEATRE's BOARD OF DIRECTORS

New Appointment Effective Immediately


BALTIMORE, Maryland - April 15, 2016: Iron Crow Theatre today announced David Gerson, esq., has been elected to Iron Crow Theatre’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. David Gerson is an attorney, Broadway producer, and published theatre critic. Prior to attending law school, David worked in the theatre industry as a manager and producer for over 10 years at esteemed theatres across the nation such as The Seattle Repertory Theatre, The Vineyard Theatre in New York City and the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in Allentown, PA. Broadway credits include Rent, Hairspray, Spamalot, Crybaby, The Crucible with Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, and Metamorphoses. Mr. Gerson also served as the General Manager of New York Stage & Film, where he worked on a season of new work including plays by Eve Ensler and Richard Greenberg. He has produced world premiere plays by Jenny Schwartz (Cause for Alarm), Nathan Parker (Scarlet Sees the Light) and Sarah Overman (Her Majesty the King, produced with Antonia Fairchild) and has also collaborated twice with Obie award-winning director, Ken Rus Schmoll. Mr. Gerson has advised and served on grant review committees for The Jonathan Larson Foundation and The Allan S. Gordon Foundation and has worked with the Gay Men’s Health Crisis, The Legal Aid Society, and New York Legal Assistance Group on Holocaust restitution claims.

“Since the first production of the Season of Dark Play I have been extremely impressed by Iron Crow Theatre”, said David Gerson. “The quality of their work, their mission and community involvement are extraordinary! It's an exciting time at Iron Crow Theatre and I'm thrilled to be able to help guide the organization as the company continues to grow.”

“I am both grateful and honored to welcome our first Broadway veteran to the board”, said Sean Elias, Artistic Director and CEO. “David brings an extensive history of professional performing arts stewardship to Iron Crow Theatre that is extremely rare to find. I’m thrilled that David shares in our passion, believes in our work, and is committed to our future. I’m confident his insights will help us to achiever our most ambitious goals to date.”

IRON CROW THEATRE is Baltimore’s only queer theatre. We produce queer theatre for a queer city; celebrating the renegade and the unorthodox, in all of us.

 

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