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A. C. Lichtenstein
President, Ideal Entertainment, Inc.
As president of Ideal Entertainment, Inc., A.C. Lichtenstein acts as manager and agent to high profile musical artists including THE DUKE ELLINGTON ORCHESTRA and Motown legend MARTHA REEVES and the VANDELLAS. Working as a talent coordinator both internationally and abroad, Mr. Lichtenstein books artists for major television shows, corporate events, and fund-raising galas. He has worked with international superstars including, DIANA ROSS, DURAN DURAN, GLORIA GAYNOR, JAMES BROWN, LIONEL RICHIE, SHIRLEY BASSEY
As a theatrical producer, Mr. Lichtenstein produced the national tour of Spider-Man Live: a live action show that toured the country and culminated in a two-week engagement at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. He was also the producer of the hit Off-Broadway run of The Marijuana-Logues and the successful national tour featuring the legendary TOMMY CHONG.
Currently, Mr. Lichtenstein is the talent coordinator for the reality based series World Football Idol. Under the guidance of the legendary soccer star DIEGO MARADONA, the show will select the next up and coming international soccer star. The festivities have included performances by the disco diva GLORIA GAYNOR and the pop superstars DURAN DURAN.
Mr. Lichtenstein’s TV and film credits include: Headliners and Legends with Matt Lauer, the documentary Shirly Bassey: Divas are Forever, and Mr. Quinn on the hit TV series, Rescue Me.