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Mr. Philip S. Birsh

President and Chief Executive Officer

Playbill Inc

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Playbill Inc

525 Seventh Ave. Suite 1801

New York City, New York 10018

United States

Company Description

Since its inception in 1884, Playbill has become synonymous with the legitimate theatre and is an internationally known trademark and symbol of the arts. Playbill Magazine, which can be found in theatres and classical arts venues throughout the country, p ... more

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Employment History


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Executive Management | New York State Thoroughbred Breeding & Development Fund Corporation [cached]

Philip S. Birsh

Since 1993, Philip Birsh has been the President and CEO of PLAYBILL, Inc. and PLAYBILL Interactive Media, Inc. Prior to coming to PLAYBILL, Mr. Birsh was Senior Vice President at Kidder Peabody and served as Director of the Private Business Group, Inc. and Vice President at Drexel Burnham Lambert (DBL) in their Mergers & Acquisitions Department. During his nine-year tenure at DBL, Mr. Birsh served as Assistant to the Vice Chairman working on government relations and management support. Mr. Birsh is currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Board of The Actors Fund, Treasurer of the Board of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and serves as an advisor to many other theater-related funds and foundations. On January 26, 2009, Kareen Rispal, Cultural Counselor of the Embassy of France, conferred upon Mr. Birsh the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. The Order of Arts and Letters was created in 1957 to recognize eminent artists and writers, as well as individuals who have contributed to the recognition of French culture in the world. The Order is given out twice annually to only a hundred people worldwide. Mr. Birsh has owned, bred and raced Thoroughbreds for over 25 years, and has been a loyal participant in the NYS breeding program. For the past 10 years, Mr. Birsh and his family have owned a horse farm in Saratoga County. He is the breeder and owner of NY-bred Tencendur, who carried the colors of Birsh Farm in the 2015 Kentucky Derby. Mr. Birsh is married to the former Odile Buclez. Mrs. Birsh was born in Paris, France and received an MBA from Essec University. Mr. Birsh has four children. He was born in 1958 in upstate New York and was an undergraduate at Washington University and Boston University studying economics.

"Playbill Passport allows us to expand ... [cached]

"Playbill Passport allows us to expand on the services we've been offering to Broadway audiences for over 130 years," said Philip Birsh, Playbill President and CEO. "Broadway just had its best-attended and highest-grossing year to date. We are in the midst of an exciting theatrical renaissance. Times Square is booming with new businesses, thousands of offerings and no real touchstone to maximize the experience. "Theatergoers have come to rely on their Playbill and the information therein for over a century," Birsh said.

From Our Family to Yours: Playbill Leadership on Marriage Equality Ruling - Family Equality Council [cached]

posted on Fri, Jun 26 2015 11:00 am by Philip S. Birsh, Playbill

Philip S. Birsh, Playbill President and CEO and Treasurer of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Gypsy of the Year 2015 - Broadway Cares [cached]

This year's judges were Philip Birsh, president and chief executive of Playbill and BC/EFA's Board of Trustees treasurer; John Cariani and Kate Reinders from Something Rotten!; Veanne Cox from An American in Paris; Alma Cuervo and Ana Villafane from On Your Feet!; Telly Leung from Allegiance; Actors' Equity Association President Kate Shindle and esteemed Broadway choreographer Sergio Trujillo.

Philip S. Birsh, who is CEO ... [cached]

Philip S. Birsh, who is CEO of the Playbill company that produces the publications dispensed at Broadway productions, owns a New York colt named Tencendur, who will be in competition in this year's Kentucky Derby.

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