Carl Flanigan

Managing Director, Maximum Entertainment

Prior to joining Maximum, Carl led the international new projects expansion of Blue Man Group’s theatrical business as General Manager and Head of Development. Over a ten-year period, he supervised over thirty productions including their acclaimed US National Tour and productions on the West End, Tokyo and Berlin. He helped expand their initiatives in private branded entertainment, concert tours, film, TV, digital, publishing and transmedia properties. He started his commercial theatre career as a technical associate on the first company of The Lion King at the New Amsterdam Theatre. He continued as a production manager in the technical and design department at Disney Theatrical and later joined the General Management and Marketing team that licensed and marketed all of Disney’s shows in Europe, South America and Asia and was instrumental in the development of the musical education partnership with Music Theatre International. Carl is from Western Pennsylvania and holds degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Southern California where he was a Presidential Fellow at the Marshall School of Business.