Our Team


(The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)


Amy Jacobs
Partner

A graduate of Duke University, Amy has been a partner at Bespoke since its formation in 2011. Prior to Bespoke, she was part of The Really Useful Group from 1994-1997 and then part of Nina Lannan Associates from its inception in 1997 through 2011. Earlier experience includes apprenticeships with The Santa Fe Opera and Cameron Mackintosh Limited in London. At Really Useful, projects included: CATS, Whistle Down the Wind, and Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Selected credits from Bespoke Theatricals and Nina Lannan Associates include: General Management: Farinelli and the King starring Mark Rylance, Mamma Mia! (Broadway, 3 National Tours, Las Vegas), Present Laughter starring Kevin Kline, Cirque du Soleil's Paramour, Twelfth Night/Richard III starring Mark Rylance, Clybourne Park (Broadway), EVITA starring Ricky Martin (Broadway), The River starring Hugh Jackman, The Color Purple (Broadway 2015, 2005, and 2 National Tours), Soul Doctor, Legally Blonde (National Tour), 9 to 5 – The Musical (Pre-Broadway), Thoroughly Modern Millie (National Tour). Consulting GM: Mamma Mia! Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Mexico, Sao Paulo and Argentina. Company Management: You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, A Christmas Carol with Patrick Stewart.

As an active member of The Broadway League, Amy co-chaired the 2015 League Biennial Conference and previously co-chaired the 2010 League Spring Road Conference to record-setting attendance. She also serves as an Employer Trustee on the Actor's Equity Association Pension and Health Fund Boards and is a member of The Executive Committee/Board of Governors, and The Professional Development Committee. Previous League service includes The Intra Industry Committee, League/Atpam Pension and Health Board Member, Road Labor, and the League/ATPAM Apprentice Committee. Amy participates in collective bargaining at the League and has served on many negotiating committees. She also served as the Director of Ticketing and Seating for the 2013 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall.

Current and upcoming general management projects at Bespoke include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, and Tootsie. Amy lives in West Nyack, NY with her husband and two adorable Welsh Terriers.


Devin Keudell
Partner

Devin Keudell, who recently celebrated twenty-five years in the business, first traveled as the associate company manager on the tours of Can-Can starring Chita Rivera, the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes and Jerome Robbins' Broadway. He lived in Los Angeles for several years and worked at the Mark Taper Forum and as the company manager in residence at the no longer in existence Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills, which was home to the long running Love Letters and Forever Plaid. In 1992, Devin first worked as a company manager for Nina Lannan on one of the national tours of Cats, followed by Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles and in New York. He worked for Livent for approximately two years on Barrymore (starring Christopher Plummer) on Broadway as well as the national tour of Kiss of the Spider Woman (again with Chita Rivera). Other company manager credits include Whistle Down the Wind (Washington DC), The Capeman and The Green Bird (both Broadway), all with Nina Lannan.

Devin moved into general management first on Chicago (Broadway) and currently general manages the Broadway productions of School of Rock – The Musical and the 25th Anniversary production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America. Other general management credits include the Broadway and touring production of Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, the multiple tours of Mamma Mia!, the Broadway and touring productions of Billy Elliot the Musical, and the Broadway productions of Groundhog Day, Cats, Rocky, Breakfast at Tiffanys, Ghost, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, In My Life, Never Gonna Dance, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Devin is a member of The Broadway League and has represented producers in labor negotiations for several unions. Upcoming general management projects include The Boys in the Band.


David Roth
General Manager

David Roth is enjoying his tenth year with Bespoke Theatricals. He currently manages the Broadway production of Angels in America, as well as the upcoming pre-Broadway engagement of Tootsie. Recent Broadway credits include Cats, School of Rock, The Heidi Chronicles, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Broadway & Tour), Rocky, After Midnight, Motown: The Musical, Evita, Bonnie & Clyde, Manilow On Broadway, and The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream, as well as the National Tour of 9 TO 5 and the concert presentations of Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus' Kristina at Carnegie Hall and at Royal Albert Hall. Previous experience includes management positions at The Charlotte Wilcox Company and at The Producing Office. A proud member of the Broadway League, David has served on the League negotiating committees for the IATSE Pink Contract, Local 764 and United Scenic Artists and currently serves on the Road Presenters/Intra-Industry Committee. David hails from Shaker Heights, OH and received a B.F.A in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan.


Danielle Saks
General Manager

Danielle Saks has been with Bespoke Theatricals and Nina Lannan Associates since 2009. As General Manager, her projects include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Farinelli and the King, Present Laughter and the upcoming production of The Ferryman. In her time as Associate General Manager, her shows included Magic/Bird, Macbeth starring Alan Cumming, Twelfth Night, Richard III, The River, First Wives Club and The Color Purple. Projects in development include Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical. Danielle previously served as the assistant company manger on the Broadway Production of Mamma Mia! and was the co-director of ticketing for the 2013 Tony Awards. She holds a B.F.A. in Stage Management from Boston University. During her time in Boston, she worked as a Management Associate at the Huntington Theatre Company. Danielle is an associate member of The Broadway League and is originally from Shaker Heights, Ohio.


Seth Shepsle
General Manager

Seth has spent over twenty years in theatrical management both on, off, and off-off Broadway. He's worked in various capacities at The Public Theater, Second Stage Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Naked Angels, and Two River Theater Company. Production highlights include Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks, Caroline or Change by Tony Kusher and Jeanine Tesori, Well by Lisa Kron, Dear Evan Hansen by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Steven Levenson, Translations by Brian Friel, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, Good People by David Lindsey-Abaire, Notes from the Field by Anna Deavere Smith, The Mistakes Madeline Made by Elizabeth Meriwether, and Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England by Madeline George. Seth holds a BA in American Literature from New York University. Seth originally hails from St. Louis, Missouri.


Matty Cogliano
Assistant General Manager

Mattea Cogliano-Benedict joined Bespoke Theatricals in 2017. Here she has served as Assistant General Manager on the Broadway productions of Farinelli and the King and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Prior management experience includes several years as a General Management Associate at 321 Theatrical Management as well as company management credits on Oh, Hello on Broadway, the Tony-winning musical Fun Home, and If/Then. Mattea is a native New Yorker and received a BFA in Theatre, with a focus in Management, from New York University.


Michael Demniak
Assistant General Manager/ Business Manager

Michael Demniak joined the team at Bespoke Theatricals in 2013. In addition to being the Business Manager at Bespoke Theatricals, Michael has served as the Assistant General Manager on the Broadway revival of Angels in America, Cats, Groundhog Day and The Play That Goes Wrong. He is currently working on the development of Beetlejuice: The Musical. Michael is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Lisa Jaeger
Assistant General Manager

Lisa Jaeger started her career with Bespoke Theatricals in 2011 and has been working here since. Her Company Management credits include School of Rock, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mamma Mia, and The Realistic Joneses. In addition, she has served as the Assistant General Manager on several shows in development including Tootsie: The Musical and The Boys In The Band. She has a BA in Stage Management with a minor in business from Marymount Manhattan College.


Shira Wolf
Office Manager

Shira Wolf joined Bespoke Theatricals in 2017. She has a dual degree in Performing Arts Management and Psychology from the University of Michigan.


Nina Lannan
Founding Partner

Nina Lannan's career began in 1980 and spans more than 50 major shows on Broadway. It includes two years as Chair of The Broadway League. She was the first female to occupy that position in the organization's 80-year history. In 2009 Crain's Business named her one of the 50 most powerful women in New York and in 2010 The League awarded her its Distinguished Lifetime Service Award. She subsequently received the New York City Spotlight Award, presented by the Mayor's Office and the Broadway League. She began working with R. Tyler Gatchell, Jr. and Peter Neufeld at Gatchell and Neufeld, Ltd., a legendary general management office in 1980 and while there began her long association with the musical CATS which she worked on for its entire 18 year run on Broadway. She then began to work for The Really Useful Company as its in-house general manager for all its productions in North and South America. In 1998 she opened her own office, Nina Lannan Associates before becoming the founder of Bespoke Theatricals. She has extensive experience in touring having managed multiple tours of CATS, Annie Get Your Gun, Starlight Express, Sunset Boulevard, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Thoroughly Modern Millie, multiple companies of Mamma Mia!, Dirty Dancing, The Color Purple, Legally Blonde, 9 to 5, and Billy Elliot. In June 2017, she accepted a Tony Honor for her work in the theatre.


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