OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. – Executive Director Kyle DeSantis, Artistic Director William Osetek and Producer Drew DeSantis are proud to announce Laura Stanczyk, a New York-based independent producer and casting director, as the theatre’s Director of New Works. In her new consulting role at Drury Lane, Stanczyk seeks out up-and-coming works, ushering in a new era for the theatre. Following in the footsteps of Founder Anthony DeSantis, the Drury Lane Executive Team aims to combine top quality Broadway hits with a commitment to developing new musicals to engage and stimulate the theatre’s loyal and discerning audience.
“I am thrilled to join the Drury Lane team as they broaden their commitment to bring first-class entertainment to their audience with new, imaginative, heart-felt shows,” said Stanczyk. “It’s a natural
extension for an organization as experienced as Drury Lane, for individuals with the passion of the DeSantis Brothers and Artistic Director William Osetek, and for an audience with the enthusiasm and
sophistication of our patrons. We know we can achieve a protective environment to cultivate new works, allowing artists to develop and change a show throughout the course of rehearsal and production that helps pave the way for the next generation of great Broadway musicals.”
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