Mr. Franzblau created and produced the TONY Nominated Best Play SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, and Produced David Mamet’s AMERICAN BUFFALO on Broadway, and the tour of LITTLE HOUSE on the PRAIRIE the Musical starring Melissa Gilbert. He also served as the Executive Producer and Lead Producer for the Broadway show WONDERLAND. He licensed and produced the Off-Broadway shows, SISTAS the Musical (recently shot and broadcast on BET) JEWTOPIA, EVIL DEAD the Musical, THE MALE INTELLECT: an oxymoron, RESPECT and ILLUMINATE (America’s Got Talent Finalist) while developing several Broadway shows including Paramount’s CRAZY PEOPLE.
As Chief Executive Officer of the high technology company, KATrix Inc. he created strategic alliances with the Walt Disney Company, Microsoft Corporation, MGM and the Intel Corporation. He was instrumental in creating the company’s business strategy to platform its proprietary technology that was essential in creating fully interactive intelligent 3D characters that could think, learn and act all in real time.
In the early nineties, Mr. Franzblau co-founded Interfilm Inc., a publicly traded company combining interactive technologies with cinematic art. He was the driving force in putting together an $18 million initial public offering underwritten by Smith Barney and subsequently facilitated the sale of the company via a reverse triangular merger with Palatin Technologies, Inc. He established strategic alliances with some of the entertainment industry’s largest corporations, including Sony Pictures Corp., United Artists Theatres, General Cinema Corp., AMC Theatres, Loews Theatres and Avid Technologies, Inc. He established the company’s exhibition, distribution, marketing and business divisions and managed all of its operations. During this period of time he negotiated the acquisition of a non-linear digital editing company, Ediflex Systems, Inc. and subsequently constructed a multi- purposed licensing arrangement with Avid Technologies, Inc. for Ediflex’s proprietary editing patent.
From 1990 through 1992 Mr. Franzblau served as producer of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles touring show, a 21-month tour involving 500 appearances in 200 cities and 10 countries, for which he managed all aspects of the business development and operations.
Previous to the above Mr. Franzblau served as Executive Producer of three tours of the Moscow Circus on Broadway and throughout North America and produced the touring productions of the Broadway hit BEATLEMANIA.