Vincent Marini is the Creative Director and Executive Producer of BASE Entertainment. BASE develops, produces and manages live entertainment content for stages in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. Recent projects include Mat Franco: Magic Reinvented Nightly (Writer/Director), Puppet Up Uncensored! with Brian Henson (Executive Producer), Paul Zerdin: Mouthing Off (Executive Producer), Frankie Moreno: Under The Influence (Director) and the recently announced Magic Mike Live at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (Executive Producer). Other BASE projects include Absinthe, Phantom- The Las Vegas Spectacular, Jersey Boys, Million Dollar Quartet, Rock of Ages, Peep Show, The Lion King (Singapore) and Wicked (Singapore).
From 2009-2014, Vincent served as the Producing Artistic Director of Flat Rock Playhouse, The State Theatre of North Carolina. Author/Director: Zelda with Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy; My Favorite Things; Music of the Night; It Happened One Christmas; and My Own Song with Clint Holmes. Director: For The Glory; The Fantasticks; Miss Saigon; The Last Five Years; A Few Good Men, Guys and Dolls; The Buddy Holly Story, Celtic Christmas, Our Show of Shows, Cotton Patch Gospel, Les Misérables, Hank Williams: Lost Highway. Vincent developed the popular "Music on The Rock Series" with more than seventy nights of original musical performances annually at the 250-seat "Playhouse Downtown," a new performance venue that hosts 40+ weeks of innovative programming.
Vincent has worked as a special consultant to Cirque du Soleil's new theatrical division, Cirque Theatrical. He also developed a new international theatrical production with Base Entertainment and Roy Miller (The Drowsy Chaperone, West Side Story, A Christmas Story) for Macau, China. Other directing credits include: The Rock Tenor with Rob Evan and Morgan James at the Wilma Theatre, Waiting For The Moon (now Zelda) with Tony Award Winner Jarrod Emick and Lauren Kennedy, For The Glory (The Civil War) with Dan Cooney, Michael Lanning and Keith Byron Kirk, the international tour of Jekyll & Hyde in Concert with Rob Evan, Kate Shindle, Mandy Gonzalez and Julie Reiber, The Barrymore Awards for Theatre Excellence (2004-2008) and over sixty plays and musicals. Concerts with Patti LuPone, Stephen Schwartz, Frank Wildhorn, Linda Eder, Jim Steinman and many others. Vincent has served on the New Jersey Cultural Trust, The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia Executive Board (Interim Executive Director in 2007), and most recently as an adjudicator for the North Carolina Theatre Conference. Vincent has been a guest lecturer at Temple University, Brevard College and the Kanazwa Institute of Technology in Tokyo, Japan.