Rena Wasserman, senior vice president of production and operations, business development, Nederlander Concerts (Courtesy Nederlander Concerts) Backstage Powerhouse Rena Wasserman learned the game from Bill Graham, then put her stamp on venues like the Wiltern and the Greek Rena Wasserman is old school and just as feisty as expected for someone who worked for the legendary Bill Graham, reopened and managed Los Angeles’ famed Wiltern Theatre, ran L.A.’s iconic Greek Theatre for 10 years, and then went on to become Nederlander Concerts’ senior vice president of production and operations and business development. “I started making a living in the theater at 15 years old,” Wasserman said. “In high school I loved the theater. Not acting, but anything backstage. Stage managing, lighting and sound were my interests.” Wasserman’s ticket to show business arrived when rock ’n’ roll promoter Graham came to her Berkeley, Calif., high school looking for interns. The group… Continue Reading Women of Influence: Rena Wasserman

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