Entertainment entrepreneur, Broadway producer, and The Fifth Beatle creator says he’s happiest (and most successful) when part of a dynamic collaboration. During his second appearing on Smashing the Plateau, Vivek Tiwary talks about building masterpieces through supportive relationships and the power of asking for help.
- How Brian Epstein became Vivek’s mentor even though they never met.
- Why fear and desperation feed into the coaching phenomenon.
- What it took to get Raisin In The Sun off the ground (and how that applies to businesses of all kinds).
Vivek J. Tiwary is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, and the founder of the multi-platform arts and entertainment company Tiwary Entertainment Group. Vivek’s graphic novel The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, based on the untold life story of Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein, received worldwide critical acclaim and won a number of prestigious literary awards. On Broadway, Vivek’s productions have won a combined 25 Tony Awards and over 44 Tony nominations. They include such groundbreaking work as Green Day’s American Idiot, A Raisin In The Sun, and Mel Brooks’ The Producers. Vivek is currently working with Alanis Morissette and Pulitzer and Tony Award-winner Tom Kitt to adapt Morissette’s breakthrough album Jagged Little Pill for Broadway.