WME Signs Stage Vets Michael Mayer And Stephen Karam As CAA Rivalry Hits Gotham

EXCLUSIVE: Theater veterans Michael Mayer and Stephen Karam have signed with WME. Mayer received a Tony Award for his direction of Spring Awakening and was nominated for his work on Thoroughly Modern Millie. Karam is best known for writing Sons Of The Prophet, which was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize, and won Drama Critics Circle, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel and Hull-Warriner awards for Best Play. The pair come from CAA, as the one-upsmanship continues between Hollywood’s two top talent agencies. Now the competition seems to be spreading to New York, where things aren’t nearly as rabid. (more…)

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