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About Brian Sherman

BRIAN SHERMAN is an entertainment agent and executive, entrepreneur, and the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of IPEX ARTISTS AGENCY. A veteran of the entertainment industry with 25 years of experience, Brian has extensive expertise in the representation of theatrical literary and creative talent as well as the development and distribution of theatrical, narrative-concert, and immersive live properties. His clients include playwrights, librettists, composers, lyricists, directors, choreographers, designers, screenwriters, and producers. Brian also represents prolific and emerging corporate clients in media and entertainment, including music publishers Reservoir and Raleigh Music Group, digital education company Broadway Education Alliance/Camp Broadway, and digital technology company Harmony Helper. His roster of award-winning shows includes Million Dollar Quartet and A Night with Janis Joplin, and new musicals in development include Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road, Make Way for Ducklings, The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, and Monster Mash: The Musical. Prior to launching IPEX, Brian worked for nearly two decades for the world’s leading theatrical publishing and licensing firms, including Music Theatre International, Samuel French, and Concord Theatricals imprint Rodgers & Hammerstein, where he served as Director of Professional Licensing. Throughout his career he has worked with or on behalf of the most celebrated authors, shows and catalogs in the history of theatre, including Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, In The Heights), Disney Theatricals (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin), Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell), Stephen Sondheim (Into The Woods, Sweeney Todd), Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls, The Most Happy Fella), Jerry Herman (La Cage aux Folles, Hello, Dolly!), Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act), Dean Pitchford (Footloose, Carrie), Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can), Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Seussical), and the estates and catalogs of Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Marvin Hamlisch, Irving Berlin, and Rodgers & Hammerstein. Brian began his career as a singer-songwriter, voiceover artist and composer-lyricist of musicals and is an ASCAP affiliate and alumnus of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. He is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and resides in New Jersey with his wife and a very cute beagle.

 

IPEX ARTISTS AGENCY, led by Founder and Chief Executive Officer Brian Sherman, is an entertainment agency providing representation services to literary and creative talent in theater, film, television, and music. IPEX also represents corporate owners of iconic intellectual property and brands, as well as emerging digital publishing, distribution and technology platforms serving the media and entertainment business. IPEX specializes in the theatre and live story markets, including projects for the legit stage, story-driven concerts, and immersive and exhibition projects anchored by iconic artis, intellectual property and brands.