GETTING BUTTS IN SEATS IN A BUTT-UGLY ECONOMY

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TRU/Backstage/Audience Extras Industry Panel

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is pleased to welcome Audience Extras as a sponsor of a new series of industry panels, produced in association with Back Stage. Audience Extras is one of the best known and trusted sources of “papering” (i.e. providing additional audience to shows when needed) for producers in the New York area. Appropriately enough, TRU is kicking off the panel series with an Getting Butts in Seats in a Butt-Ugly Economy evening about audience development, on Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street (below W. 3rd Street), NYC.

Topics for discussion will include:
• The value of focus groups and other ways of tailoring product to audience;
• Ticketing resources and papering services such as Audience Extras;
• Internet social marketing as an audience development tool; and
• Additional topics to be announced.

Doors open at 7:00pm for networking and refreshments, panel starts promptly at 7:30pm. FREE for TRU members; $12 for non-members. Please call at least a day in advance for reservations: 212/714-7628; or e-mail TRUnltd@aol.com. The panel will be co-moderated by Sherry Eaker, editor-at-large of Back Stage.
 

Open:   03/18/09
Close:   03/18/09

Schedule:
Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30pm.
Theater:   Players Theatre
Address:   115 MacDougal Street
New York, NY
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Take the A, C E or F trains to West 4th Street

Cost:$12; Free for TRU members or Call: at