Tate Theatrics: Creative Producer
With Music & Lyrics by Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough, Book by Matte O'Brien (The Wonderful Mr. & Mrs. O'Leary, Peter & I, White Noise) and Producer Tate Theatrics (The Blue Flower), HOW WE DO is a new musical about a biracial teen finding his place and acceptance in the awkward halls of middle school as he and his new-found friends embark on a journey through musical genres.
On November 6, 2017 creative leaders of the theatre community joined together to raise money for the Dramatists Guild Foundation supporting writers through financial and artistic aid and, in some cases, emergency resources. The evening honored Hal Prince introduced by the legendary Carol Burnett. “You’re the brother I never had,” she said through tears. “Hal, we love you and if you’re looking for your glasses, they’re on your forehead.”
Tate Theatrics: Executive Producer, Off-Broadway
Straight from a critically acclaimed Los Angeles run, this special 1-hour presentation will feature a selection of songs starring Broadway and Youtube Viral Sensation (with over 3.5 millions views of Radiohead’s Creep) Carrie Manolakos (Wicked, Mamma Mia!) and Matt DeAngelis (Waitress, Hair). From Writer/Composer Brandon Beckner, Songwriter/Lyricist Steve Sobel, Music Director Eli Zoller, Stage Director Jimmy Maize.
Commercial Theater Institute (CTI), the theater industry's leading training & professional development program for those interested in producing, announces the final line up for its upcoming Marketing Seminar. The two-day course features marketing and PR executives from leading agencies, as well as digital specialists from top companies like Facebook, Google and Ticketmaster. Steve Tate is both a speaker and moderator given his vast history as both producer and media marketing and advertising executive in the theatrical field.
Tate Theatrics: Media Marketing & Advertising, Broadway
"A constellation of well-known Broadway performers gathered on Friday at the Town Hall auditorium in Manhattan to sing a collection of songs about love of country and hope for the future, offering a competing vision of America to the one they associate with the country’s new president."
Tate Theatrics: Media Marketing & Advertising, Off Broadway
"THE PLAY IS REMARKABLE in its nuanced depiction of Manke and her fellow prostitutes Basha. DEFTLY DIRECTED! The cast’s commitment brings the work’s FLASHES OF LYRICISM TO POWERFUL LIFE! BEAUTIFULLY PLAYED! THEIR LOVE IS AFFECTING IN ITS HONESTY!” – Charles Isherwood, The New York Times
Tate Theatrics: Creative Producer, Off-Broadway
Tony Award winner Alice Ripley and Aaron Lazar will lead the cast of an invitation-only reading of The Wonderful Mr. and Mrs. O'Leary, a new comedy by playwright Matte O'Brien, directed by David Alpert, and produced by Tate Theatrics.
On October, 30, 2014 Capacity Interactive presented "Digital Boot Camp for the Arts" with speaker Steve Tate presenting on "All Social is a Stage."
You guys know that there are a bunch of organized Tony Awards viewing parties in New York City . Our favorite annual house party is thrown by Steve Tate. We chatted with Steve over drinks about what makes an amazing Tony party, and what he’s planning for this year.
"Mr. Tate, 32, a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, who has his own theater producing and marketing company, tatetheatrics.com, wanted a 'regular kind of walk-up building,' rather than a fancy high-rise."
"I called this enthralling show the best new American musical since “Spring Awakening.” It told the story of Max, based on the German artist Max Beckmann, and three other interconnected people, beginning in pre-WWI Berlin and ending on Central Park West in the 1950s. Jim Bauer’s eclectic score was lush and memorable, as was Will Pomerantz’s ingenious production at Second Stage" - Jeremy Gerard
"The Blue Flower...it’s a steamer-trunk-full of worthy, often wondrous experimentation — and maybe a prospectus for a new language of musical theater."
"An adventurous, one-of-a-kind and perhaps unforgettable affair….a musical theater piece as rare and provocative as a blue flower."
Tate Theatrics: Creative Producer, Off-Broadway
The company’s 33rd season begins in October with the New York premiere of the new musical “The Blue Flower,” written by Jim Bauer and Ruth Bauer and directed by Will Pomerantz. The show, which was produced at the American Repertory Theater in Boston last year, uses video, dance and music to tell the story of four friends living through the Belle Époque and World War I.
The Blue Flower won the 2011 Elliot Norton Award for Best Musical and Outanding Design. Combine that with the production's 6 IRNE Awards including Best Musical and it's swept both of Boston's top prizes for outstanding theatre
The Blue Flower took home a host of honors at the 2011 Independent Reviewers of New England Awards, presented April 25 in Boston. Wins include Best Musical, Best Actor (Dan Jenkins), Best Supporting Actress (Meghan McGeary), Best Musical Director(Mark Rubenstein), Best Lighting Design, and Best Sound Design.
London's The Old Vic Theatre, the historical home of theatrical legends including Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, under the artistic direction of Kevin Spacey, in association with New York's Public Theatre launch 2010's US/UK Exchange where actors, directors, and producers engage in a week of cultural activity and artistic development.
The Blue Flower, the new multimedia play with music starring Tony Award nominee Daniel Jenkins, blossomed Dec. 1 at the American Repertory Theater. Here is a look at the production:
Tate Theatrics: Creative Producer, Regional A.R.T.
"Wicked" composer Stephen Schwartz has signed on as a commercial producer attached to "The Blue Flower," the multimedia tuner gearing up for a run at Boston's American Repertory Theater later this year. "Blue Flower" is the first legit producing gig for Schwartz, whose 1970 tuner "Godspell" will be revived on Broadway next year.
Stephen Schwartz, composer and lyricist of such Broadway classics as Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell makes his theatrical producing debut with Jim and Ruth Bauer’s The Blue Flower, calling the production, “one of the most creative and original pieces of musical theatre that I’ve ever encountered in my life.”