The Gatchell and Neufeld Manager Grant Will Honor Legacy of Peter Neufeld and Tyler Gatchell

News   The Gatchell and Neufeld Manager Grant Will Honor Legacy of Peter Neufeld and Tyler Gatchell
 
Following the Jan. 27 death of Peter Neufeld, several of his employees and colleagues have established The Gatchell and Neufeld Manager Grant to honor Mr. Neufeld and his late longtime partner, R. Tyler Gatchell, Jr., who died suddenly in 1993 at the age of 50.

"[Neufeld and Gatchell] were true men of the theatre who loved Broadway with passion, humor, requisite skepticism and were extremely nurturing of young people starting out on Broadway many of whom now run their own management offices and theatres," according to press notes.

The Gatchell and Neufeld Manager Grant will select yearly one manager at the start of his or her Broadway career and give that manager $1,000 to further his/her career. Applicants will be sought from the ATPAM apprentice program and Broadway producing, general management and theatre owner offices.

A committee is being established to award this grant and to develop criteria and the selection procedure. The first award is expected to be made in September 2015.

This grant is being hosted by The Broadway League Foundation, Inc., and contributions may be sent to The Broadway League Foundation, Inc., 729 Seventh Avenue, 5th floor, New York, NY 10019, Att: Accounting Dept. (Mark checks: Gatchell and Neufeld Manager Grant). For information about wiring funds, contact the Broadway League’s accounting department for instructions at lfayans@broadway.org or lflorestal@broadway.org.

The theatrical general management firm of Gatchell and Neufeld, Ltd. was founded by R. Tyler Gatchell, Jr. and Peter Neufeld in 1971. For further information or questions, contact Nina Lannan at nlannan@nlannan.com.

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