Franklin Theatrical Group - Tony, Drama Desk, Emmy, Webby, and Grammy nominated - produces projects that examine social issues, human rights, and political justice while elevating the human experience. We commit to expanding the diversity of our team and producing content that not only informs but challenges norms.
Film, television, streaming, and theatre have a responsibility to tell the stories that uplift marginalized voices. To that purpose, we stand against racism and prejudices to promote swift and meaningful change in the entertainment communities, promising to encourage diverse relationships, promote projects that empower inclusivity, and support equitable livelihoods of theatre creators, filmmakers and artists.
Principal Managing Producer
Gregory Franklin is producer and executive producer on the dramatic thriller series, "The Accidental Wolf" starring Kelli O'Hara now on Topic, First Look Media's new streaming platform. Broadway producing credits include; the revival of "Side Show" directed by Bill Condon, "The Velocity of Autumn" starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella, "The Visit" starring Chita Rivera, "The Great Society" starring Brian Cox, "Waitress" starring Jessie Mueller, "The Kite Runner" starring Amir Arison and "Ohio State Murders" starring Audra McDonald. He serves as an advisor on Prodooser, a web-based software that tracks, manages and organizes data digitizing the producer-investor relationship. His nonprofit work with Waterwell centers around the ethos of artist-as-citizen as the foundation for theatrical storytelling to create a more just and humane society through theatre arts training & performance and inspired filmmaking & live events supporting the immigration and veteran communities. He serves on the board of Waterwell.org as Governance Committee Chairperson.
Wayne Holland is on the board of 48 Hours Theatre, a non-profit theatre company based in Ventura County, California, and uses his financial knowledge and love of the stage to consult other small theatre companies. As an associate with Cody Lassen, Wayne produced Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, directed by Michael Arden, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts. He has worked with Apples & Oranges Arts in their theatre incubator, Theatre Accelerator. He graduated from DePaul University in 2012, summa cum laude, with a degree in finance and real estate finance & investment and has worked for multiple private equity firms. He also writes and is currently working on mounting his original musicals, Monaco and The Somebody Nobody Knows.
Managing Producer & CFO
John Wall brings more than 30 years of experience as a CPA in public practice. He currently manages John Wall, CPA, an accounting and consulting firm located in Gainesville, Virginia. John Wall, CPA serves individuals, small businesses, nonprofits, associations, and other entities with complex tax and strategic tax planning issues. The firm has clients in many industries, including entertainment, computer & information technology, real estate, legal services, medical professionals, and government. John’s clients in the entertainment industry include two Washington, DC-based opera companies; The Opera Camerata of Washington and The Washington Opera Society, two local theatre companies; The Studio Theatre in Washington, DC, and Clear Space Theatre in Rehoboth, Delaware. The Audio Workshop, a recording studio in New York, NY and Production Arts, a video production company based in Washington, DC.
Managing Digital Storyteller
Amy Elmore, AICP has over 13 years of experience in digital storytelling, developing equitable communications strategies, and guiding successful community engagement activities. She is currently a Senior Planner/Project Manager with EXP Engineering & Planning with a specialty in providing value innovation and inclusion throughout the planning process. Amy is the current Director of Funding for the National American Planning Association Women in Planning Division and the Vice President of Communications for the APA Florida Chaper. She is also the Co-Chair of the Social Media and Communications committee for the APA FL EDI Committee and is the Co-Chair for the EXP DEI Committee. Amy has spoken at the local, state, and national levels about social media strategies, equitable and inclusive outreach, building community partnerships, and successful public engagement.
Thank you for your interest in investing in our theatrical projects. If you are an accredited investor, you have an exciting opportunity to join our team of over 50 investors to be in on the ground floor of supporting meaningful and entertaining artistry for stage and screen. Although there is an undetermined level of risk with no guarantee of recoupment or return on your investment, we believe we offer a significant alternative to the usual experience of theatrical arts investing by affording an opportunity to contribute to the theatrical community with diversification and discretion, while pursuing the highest compatibility standard in determining the greatest potential for success. We look forward to hearing from you!