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Dawn Kusinski currently serves as the Director of Marketing and Communications for The Second City in Chicago, and has general managed several recent productions including Something in the Game: An All-American Musical (developmental production with Northwestern University's Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts), Sir Gawain & The Green Knight: A Rock-n-Roll Musical (Raven Theatre), and Djembe! (anticipated opening Spring 2019). She spent much of her early career managing the Million Dollar Quartet franchise (Chicago, Broadway, West End, Las Vegas, touring companies, Original Cast Album, and Original Broadway Cast Album). Other Broadway management projects include: Kinky Boots, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables (Revival), A Chorus Line (Revival), Baby It's You, Cry-Baby, A Catered Affair. Touring general manager credits: La Cage Aux Folles (1st National), Flashdance the Musical (1st National, U.S. Premiere), We Will Rock You (1st National, U.S. Premiere), Billy Elliot the Musical (2nd National), Lincoln Center's South Pacific (3rd National). Dawn served as the Director of Ticketing for the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Tony Awards Ceremony and Telecast, and for "An Afternoon with SCTV" the reunion special directed by Martin Scorsese, coming to Netflix in 2019. She is a member of the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee.