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News Davenport and Weiner Create Interactive Theater Worldwide The producers Ken Davenport and Randy Weiner have partnered to create the company Interactive Theater Worldwide to promote and license interactive theatre pieces around the country.

Davenport created and directed the interactive show The Awesome 80s Prom, and Weiner created the interactive The Donkey Show. Both of them are licensing their shows as well as others, all now available for the 2007-08 season. In addition to The Awesome 80s Prom, Davenport is also a co-conceiver and producer of Altar Boyz, which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, Off-Broadway. Other Broadway and national tour management credits include My Fair Lady, Grease, Show Boat, Candide, Ragtime, Jekyll & Hyde, Chicago, Cinderella, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Gypsy and others. Davenport taught "Acting as a Business" for AOL and was the director of creative development for NETworks. He is currently developing a musical version of the film "Somewhere in Time" and a new play, My First Time, based on the website, opening Off-Broadway next season.

Weiner is best known for creating "club theatre" shows and for The Donkey Show, a disco version of A Midsummer Night's Dream that has run for the past eight years all over the world, including productions in New York, London, Edinburgh, Geneva, Madrid, Helsinki, and in spring, 2007, Seoul. He is the creative director and co-creator of Beacher's Madhouse at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. This summer, his wrestling rock opera Turandot vs. Mysterio: The Rumble For The Ring will be presented at the Bay Street Theatre. In the Fall, his fashion show-inspired Fashion 47 will premiere in Minneapolis. Weiner is currently working with the Bee Gees to develop a musical extravaganza, Juliet, featuring music remixed by Pete Tong, scheduled to open at the party Manumission in Ibiza in summer 2008.

For more information, visit interactivetheaterworldwide.com or call (877) 723-7766.

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