Steve is the world’s authority on industrial musicals, the Broadway-style shows that corporations staged at sales meetings and conventions, especially from the 1950’s to the 1980’s.
With Sport Murphy, he is the author of Everything’s Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals, which is now in development as a major Hollywood feature film.
A piece in the New York Times about the book and the industrial genre.
Purchase the book: Amazon
View the website, which has a selection of sample songs: industrialmusicals.com
Click here to learn about Steve’s hilarious and fascinating industrial musical live shows and multi-media presentations!
A feature-length documentary about Steve and the world of industrial musicals made its world premiere in April 2018 at the Tribeca Film Festival. Subsequent festivals have included Hot Docs in Toronto, AFI Docs in Washington, the Nashville Film Festival, and the Nantucket Film Festival (where it won top honors).
Learn more about the award-winning film: bathtubsoverbroadway.com
Here are some of the rare souvenir industrial musical record albums in Steve’s collection: