Founded by Joe Trentacosta, JT-PR is a full-service public relations firm.
- Festival Productions
- Projects in Development
- Films in Release
- Films Festivals
- Special Events
- Non-Profit Organizations
As a public relations company, JTPR believes in straight forward, honest and open communication with their clients and the media. We strive to create strategic, pro-active campaigns that enhances our client’s brand, while reaching their target audiences.
Highlights have included the first multi-racial production on Broadway of A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire, Tony Randall’s National Actors Theatre, the long running Off-Broadway hit The Gazillion Bubble Show and recent musicals including CLINTON: The Musical, Bedbugs!!! and Blank, The Musical. Corporate clients include ShopMeet.tv. Galleria on Third and More4Many Books.
Our campaigns are uniquely tailored for each client and are a balance of tried and true industry standards combined with creative outside-the-box thinking. The goal is to garner media attention that is advantageous and appropriate.
Joe Trentacosta (President) began his career in public relations over 15 years ago as an assistant at Springer/Chicoine PR. He was a PR assistant on the Tony Award winning show Side Man and NAT’s Judgment at Nuremberg. In a short time, he rose in the ranks and eventually became Vice-President of Springer Associates PR, overseeing all live theatrical and special events including running the pr campaigns for campaigns for the Earth, Wind and Fire musical Hot Feet and the multi-cultural Broadway productions of Tennessee William’s A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with James Earl Jones and Terrence Howard and A Streetcar Named Desire with Blair Underwood to name a few. Off-Broadway companies included The Actor’s Company, Theatre For a New Audience, The Women’s Project, Tada Youth Theatre, Amas Musical Theatre as well as the Off-Broadway hit the Gazillion Bubble Show (which has been feature on many national television shows including: “Oprah Winfrey Show,” “Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Regis and Kelly” and many more), Throughout his career he worked with a number of celebrities such as Tom Cruise, Will Smith, John Travolta, Al Pacino, Debbie Allen, Steve Buscemi, Anika Noni Rose, Phylicia Rashaad and many more.
Clients have been featured in top tier media including:
ABC NY, AFP, AM NY, American Theatre Magazine, Amsterdam News, Associated Press, BBC, Bergen Record, Bethenny, Bloomberg TV, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, CBS NY, CBS Early Show, CBS Sunday Morning, Charlie Rose, Chicago Tribune, CNBC, CNN, Craig Ferguson, David Letterman, El Diario, El Globo, Ellen, Entertainment Weekly, Essence, FoxNY, Fox News, Good Day NY, Good Morning America, Harper’s Bazaar, HDNet TV, Highlights, Home News Tribune, Jet Magazine, LA Times, Life and Style, LIVE with Kelly and Michael, LIVE with Regis and Kelly, Metro, MSNBC, New York, New York Beacon, New York Daily News, New York Observer, New York Post, New York Times, New Yorker, Newsday, NY Press, NY1, Nylon, OK Magazine, Oprah Winfrey Show, Paper Mag, Parade, People, Queen Latifah Show, Readers Digest, Reuters, Rolling Stone, Star Ledger, Steve Harvey Show, The Hollywood Reporter, The View, Time, Time Out London, Time Out NY, Today Show, US Weekly, USA Today, Vanity Fair, Variety, Village Voice, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, WPIX.