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Mr. Stephen C. Byrd

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Producer

Local Address: New York, New York, United States
Front Row Productions
300 North Queen St., Ste. 106S
Toronto, Ontario M9C 5K4
Canada

 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA , Finance
    University of Pennsylvania Wharton School
  • Bachelor of Science degree , Economics
    Temple University
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Anniversary GALA - Take Wing And Soar Productions Online
twasinc.xbuild.com, 28 April 2014 [cached]
Stephen C. Byrd
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ABOUT THE EVENT CHAIR ... STEPHEN C. BYRD | Mr. Byrd formed Front Row Productions, Inc. which is dedicated solely to producing quality theatrical productions, and has a slate of major theatrical projects in the works. As the Producer of the first African American Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, which was the biggest grossing Play on Broadway in 2008, he subsequently transferred the Production to London's West End, where he replicated the same success as the only African American Producer to ever win the prestigious Laurence Olivier Award for The Best Revival of A Play. Byrd and his producing Partner Ms. Alia Jones have brought the Pulitzer Prize winning A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to Broadway last year 2012 for another successful run on Broadway, and are preparing to take it to London's West End for the Spring of 2013.
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Additionally, Byrd and Jones are part of the A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL producing team.
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Byrd and Jones are planning on future productions in both Brazil and South Africa.
A Streetcar Named Desire
www.streetcaronbroadway.com, 1 June 2013 [cached]
A Streetcar Named Desire stops at THEATER TALK for Tony Awards weekend, with stars Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker, joined by producer Stephen C. Byrd, discussing the historic Broadway production with series co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and executive producer Susan Haskins.
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With plays like "Streetcar," Stephen C. Byrd aims to bring more black actors, and audiences, to the theater. Read More
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Producer Stephen Byrd and His Streetcar Company Lay New Tracks on Broadway
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Producer Stephen Byrd and His Streetcar Company Lay New Tracks on Broadway
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Blair Underwood and producer Stephen Byrd on The Joan Hamburg Show
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Blair Underwood and producer Stephen Byrd on The Joan Hamburg Show
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Joan Hamburg talks with actor Blair Underwood and producer Stephen Byrd about Broadway's Street Care Named Desire Read More
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Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones and Anthony Lacavera will bring their much anticipated production of the Emily Mann directed A Streetcar Named Desire, to the Broadhurst Theatre beginning Tuesday, April 3, 2012 and will celebrate its opening for this limited run on Sunday, April 22 through July 22, 2012.
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New York: Front Row Productions (Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones) is proud to announce that the role of Stanley Kowalski, in their upcoming Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Emily Mann, will be played by two-time Golden Globe nominated actor Blair Underwood.
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New York: Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones are proud to announce that the role of "Stella" will be played by two-time Tony Nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega and the role of "Mitch" will be played by Wood Harris, in the upcoming Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire directed by Emily Mann.
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New York: Front Row Productions (Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones) is proud to announce that the world-renowned film composer and trumpet player Terence Blanchard will compose the original musical soundscape for the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Emily Mann, starring Blair Underwood.
Jan 03, 2008 - Starz InBlack Showcases New Hip Hop Series
starz.mediaroom.com, 3 Jan 2008 [cached]
"The hip hop world has been waiting for something like this," said producer Steven Byrd. "This is ground breaking television in the hip hop arena -- for the first time we are giving hip hop artists a home of their own."
"Hip Hop Raw & Uncut", produced by Steven Byrd, president and CEO of Byrd Entertainment, is taped at the Sobe Live Nightclub in South Beach, Fla.
New York: Front Row ...
ejazznews.com, 30 Aug 2011 [cached]
New York: Front Row Productions (Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones) is proud to announce that the world-renowned film composer and trumpet player Terence Blanchard will compose the original musical soundscape for the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Emily Mann, starring Blair Underwood.
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STEPHEN BYRD (Front Row Productions, Producer) is the founder of Front Row Productions, Inc., which is dedicated solely to producing quality theatrical productions. As the Producer of the first African American Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, which was the highest grossing play on Broadway in 2008, Mr. Byrd is realizing a 15 year vision emulating his favorite producers, Merchant and Ivory. The successful transfer of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof to the Novello Theatre on London's West End in 2009 played to sellout audiences for 20 weeks and managed to garner the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Revival of a Play. This was the first time an African American Producer received the Olivier Award for Best Revival of a Play.
He and producing partner Alia Jones are the only African American Producers on Broadway today. Following his work as an Investment Banker in M&A with Goldman, Sachs & Co. and as Managing Director of the Kuwait Investment Office in both the London and Paris offices, Mr. Byrd was instrumental in the formation of a Private Equity LLC, Thurn & Taxis, for Prince Karl Von Taxis of Austria. He is currently a Principal and Co-Founder of StoneHedge Capital, Inc., a Private Equity firm. Mr. Byrd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Temple University and MBA in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, in addition to attending the Alliance Fran├žaise in Paris. He supports several community and non-profit organizations including Safe Horizon and The National Urban Technology Center.
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