Ken Davenport

Broadway and Off-Broadway Producer, Davenport Theatrical Enterprises
New York, NY, United States

About Ken

Bio

On Broadway, Ken Davenport recently produced Oleanna starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, Speed-the-Plow, Will Ferrell’s You’re Welcome America (Tony nomination), Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury, and 13. He also recently released These Magnificent Miles: On the Long Road with Red Wanting Blue, a documentary on one of the top unsigned rock bands in the country. Ken is the only independent producer to have had three shows running simultaneously Off-Broadway - Altar Boyz (co-conceiver), The Awesome 80s Prom (author/director) and My First Time (author/director). Ken was featured in a national commercial for Apple’s iPhone, named one of Crain's “Forty Under 40,” and dubbed the “P.T. Barnum of Off-Broadway” by The New York Times. He also accepted the 2010 Award of Distinction from the Musical Theatre Society. Current projects include producing the Broadway revivals of Godspell and Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men, penning the musical adaptation of Somewhere In Time, launching his latest creative collaboration Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage. Ken created and developed the AT THE BOOTH™ smartphone app which Entertainment Weekly called “the best thing to happen to theater since, well, the introduction of the TKTS® booth.” He also runs a number of theatrical websites including Broadway’s #1 social networking site - BroadwaySpace.com, which has just launched the Broadway Board Game, Be A Broadway Star. His blog, TheProducersPerspective.com, has been featured in Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, The Gothamist and many others. He has written articles for Forbes, Mashable, Imedia and others. For more, visit DavenportTheatrical.com.