Thomas Hischak is a Professor of Theatre at the State University of New York at Cortland. He is the author of sixteen books on theater, film, and popular music as well as the author of twenty published plays. In The Oxford Companion To The American Musical, Hischak offers over two thousand entries on musicals, performers, composers, lyricists, producers, choreographers and much more.
We asked Hischak what he thought of Off Broadway musicals making the leap to Broadway, and he gave quite an impassioned argument for keeping them Off Broadway. Watch the video after the jump.