Gurr News : Christopher Gurr Leads BroadwayCon Panel

Left to right top : Alvin Hough, Jr., Deborah Abrams, Sara Jean Ford  Left to right bottom : Leslie Becker, Christopher Gurr, Mamie Parris

Left to right top : Alvin Hough, Jr., Deborah Abrams, Sara Jean Ford

Left to right bottom : Leslie Becker, Christopher Gurr, Mamie Parris

Christopher Gurr leads a panel of Broadway coaches at the the fourth annual BroadwayCon.

If your goal is performing on Broadway, you’re going to need all the help you can get.

Enter: The Coach.

The coaching world has exploded and many of your Broadway favorites have one or more in their corners. What is a coach? What do they do? How do you find one? How do you use one? Come hear Broadway coaches of all types — acting, voice, audition, college admission, career, and life — take on these questions and more.

I hope you can join us!

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Christopher Gurr

John Doyle, Artistic Director, Classic Stage Company

BroadwayCon attracts theatre fans from around the world for a three-day celebration featuring Broadway’s biggest stars and influential industry leaders,. The gathering returns to the Hilton Midtown January 11–13, 2019.

Tickets for the 2019 event will go on sale to the general public April 27 at 1 PM. A pre-sale will be available to last year’s attendees starting April 25 at 1 PM.

“We feel it’s very important to have BroadwayCon in the heart of the city, in the theatre district itself,” said BroadwayCon co-creator Melissa Anelli in a statement. “With the space we have secured this year we can celebrate the Broadway industry we love, in grander and more creative ways than ever before. BroadwayCon supports and expands the Broadway community through showcasing its incredible talent and people, and this move will make 2019 our best year yet.”

Day passes will be available for $80, while an all-new $1,000 premium-level Platinum Pass will be available for 2019. A limited number of early-bird General and Day Pass tickets will be available at a 15 percent discount off of the regular ticket price, bringing a General Pass to $165 (regular $190) and a Day Pass to $65 (regular $80).

For tickets, visit

“Put Me In, Coach!” will take place at 10:00am, Saturday, January 12, in the Murray Hill West ballroom on the second floor or the Midtown Hilton, 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY.


Christopher Gurr is an American theatre artist and educator known for playing a wide range of roles on and off Broadway, across the U.S., as well as the more readily accessible reaches of Canada.

Native Southerner, Midwest educated, with chapters in Northern California and southern Appalachia he currently makes his home in New York City.

For more information on Christopher’s coaching services click here.