CMU School of Drama

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

To Invest in Your Child’s Theater Dreams, First Invest in the Theater

The New York Times: Dean Roth, the owner and president of a New Jersey company that makes parts for the tool-and-die industry, admits he has utterly failed to talk his teenage daughter out of pursuing a career in musical theater.

Instead of watching helplessly as she bounded down an uncertain career path, he became a Broadway investor to get an inside track: He said his initial $1,000 outlay, in the 2011 revival of “Godspell,” was “tuition for me to find out what the business was like.”

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