March 11, 2022

VARIETY: ‘Harold and the Purple Crayon’ Heads to Broadway With Music by AJR (EXCLUSIVE)

“Harold and the Purple Crayon” is coming to the Broadway stage, but this time the young artist will be all grown up.

Tiwary Entertainment Group’s TEG Plus has acquired the stage rights to the beloved children’s book by Crockett Johnson — with plans to adapt it into a Broadway production. The “Harold and the Purple Crayon” musical will feature new and original songs composed by pop group AJR’s Jack and Ryan Met. TEG Plus is still in the process of securing a book writer for the Broadway adaptation.

March 11, 2022

PLAYBILL: Harold and the Purple Crayon in Development as a Stage Musical

The beloved children’s book will make the jump to the stage with songs by indie pop group AJR and a newly adult protagonist.

February 24, 2022

Vivek J. Tiwary Launches TEG+, Taps Jack Leslie As Co-President + Head Of Film And Television

TEG+ investors include industry leaders Primary Wave Music, Nas, Aasif Mandvi, Steve Greenberg, Andrew Rasiej, Reynold D’Silva / Silva Screen, Nihal Mehta among others. TEG+ advisory board members include Damian Bazadona (founder of Situation, a digital-first marketing agency), Rob Cavallo (record producer and music executive), Jonathan Daniel (founder of full-service music company CRUSH), Tom Kitt (Broadway orchestrator, arranger, and composer), Savan Kotecha (song writer + producer – Ariana Grande, One Direction, The Weeknd), Dave Liu (CEO of Liucrative Endeavors and president of La Mesa Capital), Charlie Lyons (producer and media executive), Dr. Charles Platkin (entrepreneur, attorney, industry-agnostic investor and financier, public health advocate, researcher, TV host, and bestselling author), Stefan Schick (a partner at Loeb & Loeb, LLP), and Debbie White (partner at Loeb & Loeb, LLP).