321 Theatrical Management Pictured left to right: Nina Essman, Marcia Goldberg & Nancy Nagel Gibbs
Nina Essman

Nina Essman (General Manager & Partner)

has been a producer and general manager for over 20 years. Early in her career, Nina was the original Line Producer & Project Manager on Disney Theatrical’s The Lion King. Currently, Nina is represented on Broadway, nationally, and internationally by Wicked.

Past general management credits include What the Constitution Means to Me, The SpongeBob Musical, War Paint, Oh, Hello on Broadway, Fully Committed, Fun Home, If/Then, Peter and the StarcatcherBring It OnSister ActNext to NormalThe 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling BeeThe GraduateMan of La ManchaBat Boy: The Musical, The Improbable Theatre’s Lifegame, and The Vagina Monologues.

Nina is an active member of the Broadway League, serving on the Executive Committee, Board of Governors, Labor Committee, International Committee, Government Relations Committee, and Committee for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

In 2014, Nina joined the Detroit Public Theatre as a founding board member and currently serves as Board Chair.

Most recently, she, alongside the partners of 321 and Barbara Whitman Productions, created The Sweets Factory Fellowship in Broadway General Management and Producing in partnership with the Epic Theatre Ensemble. The year-long paid fellowship is open to one to four rising New York City High School seniors currently enrolled in the Epic NEXT Arts Leadership initiative, providing students the opportunity to work alongside leaders in the theatre industry as they gain an intensive look at commercial theatre.

Nina attended Smith College and received a B.A. from Colorado College and a J.D. from Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

Marcia Goldberg

Marcia Goldberg (General Manager & Partner)

has been a partner at 321 Theatrical Management since its inception, working with Nina Essman and Nancy Gibbs for over 20 years. Marcia began her career with the legendary producer David Merrick, managing the original production of 42nd Street. She continued as a company manager for several other producing and general management offices, with select Broadway credits including Prelude to a Kiss, Guys & Dolls (1992 revival), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1994 revival), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1996 revival), Once Upon a Mattress (1997), The Diary of Anne Frank (1997), and Rent. Off-Broadway credits include Eric Bogosian’s Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll and Only Kidding!

Marcia’s producing credits include Oh, Hello on Broadway with Nick Kroll and John Mulaney and Fully Committed, starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson as well as Fun Home (Co-Producer with Nina Essman and Nancy Gibbs), Wicked (Executive Producer) and All Shook Up (Associate Producer).

Present and past general management credits at 321 Theatrical Management include: Wicked Broadway and on tour, Sing Street, What the Constitution Means to Me, If/Then, Peter and the Starcatcher, Sister Act, Next to Normal, and Bat Boy: The Musical.

An active member of The Broadway League, Marcia serves on the Labor Committee and the Professional Development Committee. She has also been involved in numerous collective bargaining agreement negotiations. Marcia is a leadership council member for the Costume Industry Coalition.

Nancy Nagel Gibbs

Nancy Nagel Gibbs (General Manager & Partner)

has been a Producer, General Manager and Company Manager for Broadway and Off-Broadway since 1981. Producing credits include: Peter and the Starcatcher (originally at NY Theatre Workshop); Come From Away (New York, National Tour and International); A Christmas Carol (2019-20);  Bat Boy: The Musical (originally at the Directors’ Company); Striking 12 (originally at Ars Nova); All Shook Up; The Big Bang (the Fairbanks Theatre); The Last Session (47th Street Theatre); Fully Committed (Cherry Lane Theatre); and Smoke on the Mountain (The Lambs Theatre).  Nancy’s general management credits, as a principal of 321 Theatrical Management with partners Nina Essman and Marcia Goldberg, include Wicked (Broadway, Chicago, California, two National Tours); Sister Act (Broadway); Bring It On; Next To Normal (Second Stage Theatre, Broadway and National Tour); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Second Stage Theatre, Broadway, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, National Tour); Man of La Mancha (2002 Revival); The Graduate (Broadway and National Tour); The Search for Signs… (2000 Revival); The Vagina Monologues (Westside Theatre); Fully Committed; Street of Dreams (Promenade Theatre); and Lifegame (Jane Street Theatre). 321 also advises the many international companies of Wicked (Australia, London and UK, and international tours).  Nancy’s general management credits include two seasons at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. and in New York City, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Westside Theatre); De La Guarda (Daryl Roth Theatre); Over the River and Through the Woods (John Houseman Theatre); Visiting Mr. Green (Union Square); Full Gallop (Westside); Santaland Diaries; Hank Williams: Lost Highway (Little Shubert Theatre); John & Jen; Smoke on the Mountain; and The Prince and the Pauper (all three at the Lambs Theatre).  As a company manager she worked on Broadway for Lunch Hour (Gilda Radner and Sam Waterson); Betrayal (Blythe Danner and Raul Julia); A Few Good Men (Stephen Lang and Tom Hulce); on the road for The Wiz National Company, and Off Broadway for Tomfoolery (The Village Gate) and Little Shop of Horrors (the Orpheum).

Currently, she is working as a Producer on Romantics Anonymous by Emma Rice and as Executive Producer on Chasing Rainbows about the early life of Judy Garland.

Nancy is a Board Emeritus Member of the National Alliance of Musical Theatre (NAMT). She is an Advisory Board Member of the Roger Rees Awards (for Excellence in Student Performance, NYC) and The American Musical Theatre Project at Northwestern University (Chicago).  Nancy was also the recipient of the Edith Oliver Service to Off-Broadway Award at the 2015 Lucille Lortel Awards. Nancy received an honorary doctor of letters from her alma mater, Colorado College, in 2018.

She lives in New Jersey with her husband, Christopher Gibbs.

Ken Silverman

Ken Silverman (Associate General Manager)

has been with 321 since 2005.  He is currently the Engagement Manager for Wicked North American touring & U.S. Marketing Manager for international productions of Wicked.  Other shows for 321: The SpongeBob Musical, Fun Home, Bring It On: The Musical, tours of Fun Home, If/Then, Peter and the Starcatcher, Next to Normal & Spelling Bee. Associate Producer for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast worldwide (Korea, Brazil, UK Tour).  Other Broadway/Tours: Aida, King David (opening the New Amsterdam Theatre), Falsettos, Comedy Tonight, and The Will Rogers Follies. Ken is a member of the Broadway League and serves on the Intra-Industry and Business Development Committees and the Road Marketing Task Force.

Amy Merlino Coey

Amy Merlino Coey (Associate General Manager)

first began working at 321 in 1999 as the Company Manager for the original Off-Broadway productions of Fully Committed and The Vagina Monologues.  She also company managed the Broadway productions of Wicked, Little Women, Man of La Mancha and The Graduate, and the First National Tours of 700 Sundays and The Graduate.  She returned to 321 in 2012 to shepherd the early development of The Spongebob Musical and currently works on all of 321’s shows.  She is a graduate of the Syracuse University Department of Drama.

KeriAnne Murphy

KeriAnne Murphy (Finance Manager)

joined 321 Theatrical Management in 2019. Prior, she served as Business & HR Associate and later as Business Manager at Manhattan Theatre Club. KeriAnne held positions at the Players Theatre (Theatre Manager) and The Theatre Project (Executive Director and Production Stage Manager). She received her B.A. in Theatre at SUNY Plattsburgh where she served as president of the College Theatre Association and Alpha Psi Omega Honor Society, and on occasion returns to lecture.

Rebecca Peterson

Rebecca Peterson (Business Manager & Investor Relations)

began her professional theater career in her home state of New Hampshire at The Palace Theatre, wearing many hats including performer, costumer, director/choreographer, stage manager, marketing director, and company manager. NYC highlights include The Radio City Christmas Spectacular Tour (Company Management Assistant), Sister Act (Company Management Assistant) and Peter and the Starcatcher (Assistant to the Producers). 2021 marks Rebecca’s 10 year anniversary at 321, and she received her BFA in Theatre Arts from Hofstra University.

Maan Singh Tinna

Maan Singh Tinna (Assistant General Manager)

has been on the General Management team at 321 Theatrical Management since 2017, with a focus on labor relations and developmental accounts. Prior to joining 321, he held positions at RCI Theatricals, and New York Theatre Workshop. Maan is a graduate of Dartmouth College, and a recipient of the Gatchell & Neufeld Manager Grant and Broadway League Rising Stars Fellowship.

Rachel Kaufman

Rachel Kaufman (Assistant General Manager)

started at 321 Theatrical Management in 2016 as a Finance Assistant & joined the General Management team in 2018. Prior experience includes the Atlantic Theatre Company and Daryl Roth Theatrical Management. Rachel is an alumna of the Broadway League’s Rising Stars Fellowship (2018/2019) and the TedxBroadway Young Professionals program. Rachel advises the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority at her alma mater, Muhlenberg College, where she received a BA in Theatre & Business.

Katie Engel

Katie Engel (General Management Associate)

is thrilled to be a part of the team at 321 Theatrical Management. Prior to her time at 321, she worked at Ticket Philadelphia (PA), the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (NC), and The Mine Talent Agency (NY). Katie completed the Broadway League’s Rising Stars Fellowship in 2020, and frequently volunteers with the Broadway League and other theatrical organizations. Katie is a proud graduate of Drexel University (Entertainment & Arts Management, 2016).

Matt Demetrides

Matt Demetrides (Finance Assistant)

began working at 321 Theatrical Management in March 2020. He received a BA in Entertainment & Arts Management with Minors in Business Administration and Theatre from Drexel University in 2019. Matt began his work in New York at Manhattan Theatre Club (Business Intern) before moving to Brierpatch Productions (GM Assistant) and finally landing at 321. Previous work experience in Philadelphia, PA includes Philadelphia Theater Company, Fringe Arts, Azuka, Mantua, and others.