Thursday, December 2, 2021

Marco Island Center for the Arts to Offer Backstage Insights with Charlie Blum

Submitted Photos | Charlie Blum.

While many theaters and concert venues struggle to reopen safely across the world, the Marco Island Center for the Arts is offering a look behind the curtain with entertainment industry veteran Charlie Blum. Blum is a renowned entertainment industry executive with over 40 years of experience as concert promoter, talent buyer, theater executive, television producer and artist manager. 

Charlie Blum presents a look at what it takes to bring your favorite musician to town with “There’s No Business Like Show Business” on October 21 at 5:30 PM. This presentation will offer a glimpse behind the scenes with veteran concert promoter and producer offering insights as well as sharing stories from some chart-topping performers. 

“Backstage Pass,” November 11 at 5:30 PM, will step behind the curtain of theater production of a professional play. While Broadway and many theatrical venues across the globe are dark, Blum will serve as your guide to understanding the journey of the professional theatrical productions. 

Blum served 28 years as President/ CEO and talent buyer for Chicagoland’s premier concert facility the Star Plaza Theater. In his 40-year tenure, Blum has worked alongside big names such as Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Christina Aguilera, Tom Petty, Frankie Valli, Liberace, Liza Minelli, Dolly Parton, Jay Leno, and Jerry Seinfeld.


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