Glenna Freedman Public Relations is a hands-on, innovative boutique agency dedicated to providing personalized consulting and media services for distinguished clients in the arts, entertainment and the philanthropic sector.
Throughout her career, Glenna has been privileged to work with a wide range of diverse clients including: award-winning Broadway and Off-Broadway productions; opera; non-profit organizations; national show tours; book launches; celebrities; dance companies; concerts; film premieres; cabaret performers; recordings; nightclubs; benefits; and special events.
Broadway experience includes: Tony-winning Journey’s End (Hugh Dancy, Boyd Gaines, Jefferson Mays); Little Women (Sutton Foster, Maureen McGovern); Tony-nominated revival Wonderful Town (Donna Murphy, Brooke Shields); Tony-winning revival Annie Get Your Gun (Bernadette Peters, Reba McEntire); the iconic six-time Tony winning Chicago (Bebe Neuwirth, Ann Reinking, Melanie Griffith, Usher, John O’Hurley, etc.); Park Your Car in Harvard Yard (Jason Robards,); Tony-nominated revival of Peter Pan, (Cathy Rigby); two-time Tony winning The Tap Dance Kid (Savion Glover); two-time Tony-winner My One and Only (Twiggy and Tommy Tune); Teaneck Tanzi (Deborah Harry, Andy Kaufman); Slab Boys (Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Val Kilmer); and the nine-time Tony-winning and groundbreaking original production of Nine.
Off-Broadway experience includes: Nunsense; Forbidden Hollywood; Tommy Tune’s legendary production of Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9; Marta Kaufman and David Crane’s Personals; A Jew Grows in Brooklyn; Full Gallop; Pageant; True West (John Malkovich, Gary Sinise); Road to Mecca (Amy Irving); Bus Stop (Jerry Hall); A Coupla White Chicks . . . (Susan Sarandon, Eileen Brennan); and productions by Theatreworks/USA and The Jewish Repertory Theater. She has also publicized Kids Night On Broadway, Broadway on Broadway and Broadway Salutes. Glenna handled publicity for the world-renowned nightclub Studio 54 during its groundbreaking (and infamous) heyday.
Glenna Freedman Public Relations’ current projects include the acclaimed Off-Broadway institution Forbidden Broadway, which Glenna has represented for over two decades and 19 editions. The firm’s other clients included the Off-Broadway production of Simon Says starring Brian Murray, New York’s famed Town Hall, David Rothenberg’s memoir “Fortune in My Eyes”; and Dixon Place, the legendary incubator of cutting edge performing arts.
Glenna also has experience outside of the Broadway theatrical arena. Her diverse range of representation has included the sold-out engagement of Piaf! The Show at Carnegie Hall, The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring and Return of the King concerts at Radio City, The Award-winning production of Rugantino at City Center, Africa Umoja at Symphony Space, The Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Gilda’s Club, No Limits! For Deaf Children’s production of Silent NO MORE at Carnegie Hall. The New York Times Arts and Leisure Weekend and the Travel Show as well as the operas ¡Figaro! (90210), Patience & Sarah, Kate Soper’s Ipsa Dixit and Here Be Sirens and The Morningside Opera Company.
Glenna demonstrates her passion to give back to the community through her work with Volunteers of America Greater New York. She publicizes Operation Backpack, the organization’s annual drive to collect brand-new backpacks and school supplies for the thousands of children living in New York City shelters. She has also lent her public relations know-how to the Sidewalk Santa® Parade, the annual kick-off campaign to raise money for the needy whereby over 50 Santas parade through midtown Manhattan the day after Thanksgiving.