CATHERINE RUSSELL is the general manager of the longest running play in NYC history – Perfect Crime. She has been a general manager, producer, theater builder and actress in NYC since 1980. In 1991 she renovated a strip club at 46th St and Broadway (now the American Eagle store) where Perfect Crime ran for 13 years and in 2005 transformed 20,000 square feet of raw space into the Theater Center at 50th St and Broadway. The Theater Center is home to the Jerry Orbach Theater where long running shows like The Fantasticks, and now The Office A Musical Parody have played since 2006 and the Anne L Bernstein Theater where Perfect Crime just celebrated its 35th anniversary. She is a strong believer in creating your own opportunities and learning about every aspect of producing in order to keep shows running and profitable.