Back in the 80’s I ran a small production company and went on the road with a particular dinner theatre show. The producer of the show went bust and I finished up not getting paid – I dumped a couple of grand.
That producer was Kerry Jewel and he is back in the news this week as another of his productions folded and left suppliers and performers in the lurch. Kerry Jewel was also the producer behind the failed mega production of “Pan”.
Some people never learn.
Recent media coverage of Kerry Jewel
Red ink tattoos
SMH - May 12, 2007
Kerry Jewel is an entertainment theatrical entrepreneur with a string of misses to his name. But he still manages to find investors, writes Paul Bibby.
Tattoo's removal leaves financial scars
SMH May 5, 2007
THOUSANDS of ticketholders and hundreds of performers and crew have been left out of pocket or with nowhere to stay after yesterday's last-minute cancellation of the Sydney and Brisbane performances of the Tattoo Spectacular.