McCollum (producer of Rent, Avenue Q, The Drowsy Chaperone) and David Stone (producer of Wicked, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) will appear on a panel called "Creative Producing." Landesman, the president of Jujamcyn Theaters, will give a speech entitled "Why Produce?" Other producers, general managers, artistic directors, agents and press agents who will speak throughout the weekend will include Jed Bernstein (CTI's program director), Marty Bell, Neil Pepe, Todd Haimes, Roy Gabay, Ben Sprecher, Abbie Strassler, Roy Furman, Ted Chapin, Stuart Thompson, Harriet Leve, John Barlow, Richard Kornberg, John Buzzetti, David Kalodner, Mark Sendroff and many others.
Founded by the late Frederic B. Vogel in 1982, CTI is a program of The League of American Theatres and Producers and the Theatre Development Fund.
New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. The fee for the three-day workshop is $400. For more information and for a more detailed schedule call (212) 586-1109 or visit www.commercialtheaterinstitute.com.