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Franklin Theatrical Group - Tony, Drama Desk, Emmy, Webby, and Grammy nominated - produces and supports theatrical projects that examine social issues ranging from and not limited to sexism, human rights, political justice, and racism. We commit to expanding the diversity of our team and producing content that not only informs but challenges norms.

 

Theatre, as well as film, television, and streaming, 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 theatre arts and entertainment communities, promising to encourage diverse relationships, promote projects that empower inclusivity, and support equitable livelihoods of BIPOC theatre, filmmakers, and artists.

OUR PROJECTS

 
 

OUR TEAM

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Gregory Franklin

Principal Managing Partner

Gregory Franklin is Principal Managing Partner of Franklin Theatrical Group. He is a producer and executive producer on the dramatic thriller series, The Accidental Wolf, starring Kelli O’Hara. Broadway producing credits include; the revival of Side ShowThe Velocity of Autumn starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella, The Visit starring Chita Rivera and Robert Rees, The Great Society starring Brian Cox and Waitress starring Jessie Mueller. 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. 

John Wall

Managing Partner & 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 is Managing Partner and CFO of Franklin Theatrical Group, which has produced and funded over 20 productions for Broadway, Off Broadway, regional theatre, film, and television. 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. 

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Wayne Holland III

Managing Partner

Wayne Holland is Managing Partner with Franklin Theatrical Group.  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 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 also writes and is currently working on mounting his original musicals, Monaco and The Somebody Nobody Knows.

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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!