Radio ITVT: Rich Affannato, Co-Founder and CEO, STAGE Network

STAGE, a premium streaming network devoted to the world of theatre, is set to launch next month. The network, which recently began offering previews of its offerings and which will continue to offer non-members a limited selection of programming on its preview platform, will be priced at $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year. It can currently be accessed at, as well as via apps for AppleTV, iOS and Android (a Roku app is slated to launch soon).

In this recorded interview with ITVT Editor-in-Chief, Tracy Swedlow, STAGE's co-founder and CEO, Rich Affannato, a Tony and Drama Desk-nominated Broadway producer, discusses how the new service came into being and how he expects it to evolve going forward.