BY SCOTT MAURO ENTERTAINMENT
Scott Mauro is an award-winning Executive Producer, creator of theatrical productions, live events corporate event planning Los Angeles and television specials. Before establishing his own production company in 1993, Scott Mauro Entertainment, Inc., Mauro was Director of Network Specials for Walt Disney Television serving as Executive Producer and Creative Director on all of Disney’s NBC specials. He has served as Executive Producer, director and consultant on many of the entertainment industry’s most acclaimed, star-studded award galas, concerts and television specials.
Some of Mauro’s credits as event producer include: UNICEF concert events in New York and Los Angeles for the past 5 years; NY Pops 30th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall; Museum of the Moving Image 2015 Salute to Julianne Moore, the 2013 Salute to Kevin Spacey, the 2012 Salute to Hugh Jackman and the 2011 Salute to Alec Baldwin; The Environmental Media Awards for three years; The Princess Grace Foundation Awards Gala for the past ten years; The Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards at Lincoln Center at Lincoln Center for the past eight years; The Richard Rodgers Centennial for the Actors Fund; UNICEF’s Inaugural Gala celebrating 50 Years of Celebrity Advocacy; The 2014 and 2015 WebMD Health Hero Awards in New York; Norman Lear’s Spirit of Liberty Awards in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C.; The Palm Springs Film Festival Awards Gala for 8 years; Santa Barbara Film Festival Awards; The Palm Beach Film Festival Awards Gala for 3 years; Operation Smile’s Smile Gala in Los Angeles and New York for the past 10 years; the 16th & 17th Annual Producer’s Guild Awards; “Dreamgirls” – The 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert; The 20th Anniversary of “Hair” at the United Nations and many others.
For television, he served as Executive Producer and Packager on The 7th and 8th Annual Soap Opera Update Awards for Lifetime and Rosemary Clooney’s Golden Anniversary: An All-Star Tribute for A&E. Mauro served as a production and creative consultant on numerous award winning television specials including The 40th , 50th, 51st and 52nd Annual Tony Awards for CBS; Night of 100 Stars at Radio City; the wildly successful Downtown Abbey Preview Specials (2012-2016) for PBS; Ken Burn’s 25th Anniversary of the Civil War Special (PBS); Liza’s at the Palace for PBS; Cher Live at the Mirage for CBS; Diana Ross Live in Central Park for Showtime; the Parade of Stars at the Palace Theatre for ABC.
Over the years Mauro has successfully integrated the very best talent into the events he’s helmed and produced. Past honorees, presenters, and special guests include: President Bill Clinton, Jennifer Lopez, Meryl Streep, Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Celine Dion, Pink, Mariah Carey, David Beckham, Elton John, Bryan Cranston, Conan O’Brien, Morgan Freeman, Jack Black, Tom Hanks, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Harrison Ford, John Mayer, Glenn Close, Cee-Lo, Jimmy Fallon, Ben Stiller, Tina Fey, Jim Carrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Sidney Poitier, Eva Longoria, Mary J. Blige, Julie Andrews, Maroon 5, Diane Sawyer, Renee Zellweger, Kevin Spacey, Steven Spielberg, George Clooney, Jane Fonda, Katie Couric, Whoopi Goldberg, Green Day , Jay-Z, The Black Eyed Peas, Liza Minnelli, Liev Schreiber and the Neon Trees, to name a few.
Scott currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Actors Fund of America and the Tectonic Theatre Project. He has also served on the Board of Directors for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, New Dramatists, the Bogart Children’s Cancer Foundation and Center Theatre Group (CTG).
BY STUART WEISSMAN
Putting over 25 years of high-caliber production experience to work, Stuart Weissman founded SWPnyc in 1992, forging his wealth of experience and relationships with a powerful integration of traditional marketing and advertising, experiential and interactive properties, all aspects of touring, concerts and other types of live entertainment, special events, large scale art projects, digital design, video and broadcast services. SWP has become a powerhouse in New York and nationwide, breaking new artistic and technical ground.
In addition to producing and directing groundbreaking artistic and technically innovative live & broadcast events, Stuart has served as a consultant to the NYC Mayor’s Office on the general rules and procedures for all events held in NYC. With the City’s approval, he produced the largest post-9/11 event held in NYC with over 350,000 attendees. Using his experience producing virtually every kind of event imaginable, he and SWP continue to push the envelope with the creative and effective integration of consulting, design, implantation, logistics and execution into the future.