PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH TREASURER MICHELLE WHITAKER
Local 751 is proud to announce that Michelle Whitaker, Treasurer of the Walter Kerr Theater, has been interviewed for the Black Business of Broadway Podcast! Hear Michelle’s story of how she landed her first job in a Broadway theater Box Office and how grateful she is to have the support of our Union.
2023 LOCAL 751 ELECTION RESULTS
On February 28, 2023, 527 ballots were mailed to Local 751 members by MK Election Services, LLC.
352 members mailed their ballots back, of which 316 ballots were counted by MK Election Services
under the supervision of the Election Committee. 36 members were determined to be ineligible
because their dues were not paid up.
The names of the candidates who were either elected or re-elected appear below in bold.
President (Vote for 1)
306 Lawrence Paone
Vice President (Vote for 1)
283 Michael Loiacono
Secretary-Treasurer/Business Agent (Vote 1)
296 Nancy Palmadessa
Trustees (Vote for up to 3)
227 Sean Lynch
220 Michelle Whitaker
218 Suzanne Abbott
Executive Council (Vote for up to 6)
207 John Toguville
206 Corinne Russ
154 Chris Stasiuk
148 Rich Walker
147 Michael Schiavone
133 Andrew Offsey
129 Tevy Bradley
129 Greg Turner
79 Sarah Shutt
51 Derek Ranucci
Thank you to all the candidates for running. Special thanks to the Election Committee: Krystin MacRitchie
(Chair), Melissa Galya, Geoffrey Nixon, and Alex Perez.
TREASURER MANDY TATE NAMED ONE OF THE "WOMEN TO WATCH ON BROADWAY"
Local 751 congratulates Circle in the Square Treasurer Mandy Tate for being named in the fourth
annual "Women to Watch on Broadway" by the Broadway Women's Fund! Check out the Broadway Women's Fund website
and scroll down to see Mandy's profile:
MINSKOFF THEATRE BOX OFFICE SETS NEW RECORD FOR HIGHEST GROSSING WEEK!
Local 751 is proud to announce that the Minskoff Theatre Box Office Treasurer and Staff set a new
all-time record for the highest grossing week in Broadway History!
For the week-ending January 1, 2023, the gross ticket sales for The Lion King totaled a
On March 2, 2023, Minskoff Theatre Treasurer, Richie Loiacono (pictured above left) was presented a
plaque commemorating this historic achievement by Nick Falzon (Sales and Ticketing Manager of
Disney Theatrical Productions), and Lauren Rutlin (Director, Sales and Ticketing, Disney Theatrical
Speaking on behalf of the Box Office crew, Richie stated that, “Being a part of this show has been a
privilege for our Box Office staff. Some of us have been with the show since it opened 25 years ago
at the New Amsterdam. Teamwork has been our most important tool for success, within the Box Office
as well as with the Disney and Nederlander teams. Looking forward to the next 25 years as the Pride of
Pictured above right, are the members of the Minskoff Box Office Staff (l to r):
Annie Leung, Samantha Seijas, John Stange, Laurie Attanasio, Gregg Collichio, Lisa Kenny,
Todd Collichio, Melissa Galya, Richie Loiacono, Company Manager, Kendra Moore, and Tommy Buda.
NEW ADDRESS FOR THE LOCAL 751 OFFICE
The Union office has moved to a different floor
Treasurers and Ticket Sellers Union Local 751, IATSE
1430 Broadway, Room 1803
New York, NY 10018