Cody Lassen, Brad Blume & Roselle Baldwin are thrilled to be working together again on Tootsie. Upcoming projects include Alice By Heart, The Secret Life of Bees, and Some Lovers. Combined, they have produced a dozen Broadway shows, including: The Band's Visit (Tony Award, Best Musical), Be More Chill, Torch Song, Indecent, Anastasia, An American in Paris, Spring Awakening.
A live entertainment consultant and Tony-winning theatre producer, Cody was most recently represented on Broadway by Indecent and last season by the Deaf West Theatre revival of Spring Awakening, which transferred from a 99 seat production in Los Angeles to Broadway in just 366 days. Recent co-producing and investing credits include The Band's Visit, Significant Other, Kinky Boots, It’s Only a Play, Mothers and Sons and Macbeth starring Alan Cumming. Upcoming projects that Cody is producing include a revival of Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, which premiered last season in Los Angeles, Untitled #4, a new play by Alex Wyse about the sacrifices we are willing to make in pursuit of success, and a world premiere musical by Steven Sater and Burt Bacharach.
In addition to producing his own projects, Cody consults for major studios, producers, theaters, and agencies to help them discover how they should market their shows for the best chance of financial and critical success. Previously, he oversaw marketing efforts for Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group and its three theaters: the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, attracting an audience of more than 500,000 and revenues of more than $30 million annually.
Prior roles included live entertainment management positions with Nielsen and NBCUniversal. Cody serves on the board of New York's Vineyard Theatre, one of the country's preeminent theaters for the creation and development of new plays and musicals, and also serves as Vice-chair of the board of GLAAD, the world's leading LGBT advocacy organization. He is an active member of the Broadway League, the National Association of Musical Theatre and the Travel and Tourism Research Association. He earned his MBA from the University of Notre Dame and is a graduate of DePaul University.
Learn more about his upcoming shows or to sign up to receive advance notice of new projects at www.codylassen.com.
Brad Blume is a Tony-winning theatre producer and founder of One More Production Company. Producing credits include BROADWAY: Tootsie, Be More Chill, Torch Song, Head over Heels, The Band's Visit, An American in Paris and Anastasia. LONDON: The Inheritance and An American in Paris. US TOURS: Anastasia, and An American in Paris. Brad is looking forward to being a producing partner on the upcoming BROADWAY production: The Inheritance.
In addition to producing, Brad has invested on Broadway: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Of Mice and Men, Dear Evan Hansen, The Color Purple and Ground Hog Day. LONDON: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. TOURS: Dear Evan Hansen, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, The Color Purple and On Your Feet.
Brad produced The Life of Sean, honoring his husband Sean Rudolph. View the production at www.SeanRudolph.com. In 2017, Brad launched the Rudolph Blume Foundation to honor Sean Rudolph, whose passion for life and the arts was boundless. The mission of the Foundation is to continue Sean’s legacy by encouraging, sponsoring and promoting emerging artist in the fields of Contemporary Art and Theater. Each Year the Sean Rudolph Scholarship goes to a musical theater major during ’Theater under the Stars’ “Tommy Tune Awards”. For more information, visit www.RudolphBlumeFoundation.com.
In addition to theater, Brad is founder and managing partner of Tennis Express-- one of the world’s largest tennis retailers and webstores (www.TennisExpress.com). Brad co-founded Rudolph Blume Fine Art showcasing contemporary artists (www.RudolphBlume.com).
Roselle Baldwin is a Tony winning Broadway producer. Roselle resides in Houston, Texas with her husband an energy executive, Dennis S. Baldwin. Together they have established RB Productions and The Roselle & Dennis Baldwin Charitable Trust, solely to promote new works and upcoming young talent for the stage. They are active Patrons of The MCC Theater, board members at Theatre Under the Stars and donors to several regional performing arts educational institutions. Current Musical Theatre projects include Tootsie the Musical, The Band’s Visit, and The Secret Life of Bees. Also in development is the play Breaking Out of Sunset Place.
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