Mr. Oliver Roth
Producer & CEO, OHenry Productions
Oliver is a theater producer based in New York. His producing credits include Broadway's Escape to Margaritaville and off-Broadway’s Hundred Days, Straight, Invisible Thread and Derren Brown: Secret. As an investor, Oliver has participated in several hit shows including Kinky Boots, Hello, Dolly! and Sweeney Todd. He has previously worked on Broadway’s The Realistic Joneses and Macbeth. In addition to producing independently, Oliver works with several non-profits in helping them develop new works and support emerging theater artists. Outside of New York, Roth has worked for Center Stage (MD), and the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival (PA). He is the host and co-producer of "The OHenry Report" a biweekly podcast on BroadwayWorld.com which pulls back the curtain on the biggest stories, issues, and trends in the theater industry. He also writes “The Broadway Beat,” a monthly column in The Connector Magazine. In 2011, Roth was awarded the American Marketing Association’s Marketing Excellence Award. He founded OHenry Productions in 2014, shortly after working on his first Broadway show, Macbeth (Alan Cumming).
Oliver graduated in three years as Phi Beta Kappa from The Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Psychology and Entrepreneurship & Management. While at Johns Hopkins, Roth served as President of Witness Theater, an all-student theater company. Oliver spent four years working in the Vision & Cognition Lab at Johns Hopkins. His psychological research covers human vision, persuasion, and working memory. His 2012 paper, “The Relationship of Apparent Motion and Object Files,” was published by Taylor & Francis in Visual Cognition.
Roth was the 2011 recipient of the American Marketing Association’s Marketing Excellence Award. As a marketing and digital media intern at RJW Collective, Oliver Roth worked with clients such as Vita Coco, TV Guide, Alex & Ani, EMM Group and Tyler Florence. Since his years as an intern, he has worked with a range of clients including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Making Neuroscience Fun, and GILD Property Group, where he is also a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson.