Lou Raizin

Founder & President
Broadway in Chicago
Lou Raizin has over 30 years experience in the entertainment industry. As the prime mover behind Broadway In Chicago, a joint theatrical venture formed in 2000, his leadership propelled the transformation of Chicago from a short-term stop on "the road" to the third most important city in the world for theater. Encompassing the five premier theater stages in the city, Broadway In Chicago brings an economic impact of over $750 million annually to the City of Chicago and State of Illinois, and supports more than 9,200 local jobs. As Senior Vice President of the Nederlander Organization, one of the world's leading entertainment companies, Mr. Raizin is responsible for the development of new ventures, theatres and the pursuit of acquisitions in entertainment-related fields domestically and abroad.