O&M Co.'s Molly Barnett Promoted to Vice President, Theater Division

by Naomi Crews

In her new role - a position created for her - Molly Barnett will oversee strategic planning and account oversight across a broad array of O&M Co.’s theatrical clientele.

MOLLY BARNETT NAMED VICE PRESIDENT, THEATER DIVISION AT O&M Co.

New York, NY (April 30, 2015) -- Molly Barnett, the theater industry publicist, has been promoted to a new position at O&M Co., the New York-based public relations firm.  Effective immediately, she will be Vice President, Theater Division -- a position created expressly for her.  In her new role, Molly will oversee strategic planning and account oversight across a broad array of O&M Co.’s theatrical clientele, which includes 2015 Tony Award® Nominees Fun Home, The Visit, and Hand To God.  Under Founder and President Rick Miramontez, she joins Creative Director Andy Snyder on O&M Co.’s senior leadership team.  

Molly joined O&M Co. in 2006, and has worked on more than forty campaigns for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, and specialty projects, including Hair (2009 Revival); The Normal Heart; Peter and the Starcatcher; Driving Miss Daisy; Tribes; Love, Loss and What I Wore; The Lion and many more.  Her current clients include the 2015 Tony Award® Nominated Best Musical Fun Home, It Shoulda Been You, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, Kinky Boots (2013 Best Musical Tony Award® winner) and Williamstown Theatre Festival.

In a statement, Miramontez, said, “In her new position, Molly will be instrumental in keeping the quality of our work with theater clients at an all-time high.  As O&M Co. continues its extraordinary growth and diversification, Molly will effectively help keep a strong focus on the core of our business: The Theater.  Quite simply, she's a star.”

O&M Co. was established in 2006, and has quickly become the most eclectic of the “Broadway houses” of public relations, representing everything from main stem shows to Off Broadway and downtown happenings, to world-class non-profit institutions and legendary New York night spots.  Headed by president Rick Miramontez, O&M Co. is renowned for meshing “big-picture ideas” with tireless dedication to details.  From 2011-2014, O&M Co. executed the most famous press campaign in Broadway history when it represented SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark.  O&M Co.’s current roster of clients includes some of Broadway’s most noteworthy shows, including 2015 Tony Award® Nominees Fun Home, The Visit, and Hand To God, as well as the Tony Award®-winning Best Musicals Kinky Boots and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder; Terrence McNally's starry hit It's Only A PlayBeautiful – The Carole King Musical; the upcoming Broadway productions King Charles III, School of Rock, Moonshine: That Hee-Haw Musical, and Gotta Dance; Punchdrunk’s spellbinding hit, Sleep No More; The American Theatre Wing; Lincoln Center; MCC Theater; Weinstein Live Entertainment; theater district haunts Joe Allen and Orso; Sundance Institute; TodayTix;  along with numerous other artists and institutions that make up the theatrical landscape – from lower Manhattan to Williamstown, MA.