- Robert Freedman
Bob earned his Bachelor of Arts with honors in economics from Swarthmore College in 1958. In 1961 he received his law degree, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Bob developed his agent skills working with his father, Harold Freedman, who had worked with the esteemed literary agency Brandt and Hochman, formerly Brandt & Brandt, since 1922. Bob took over his father's own dramatic agency, founded in 1928, in 1966 and has represented some of the biggest names and estates in theatre, including Thorton Wilder and Mary Chase through some of today's most critically acclaimed playwrights.
Bob was Vice-President (Dramatic) of Society of Authors' Representatives (now Association of Authors' Representatives) for two separate periods of time totaling over fifteen years.
He is a proud, lifelong resident of New York City where he lives with his wife.
- Marta Praeger
Before joining the Agency, Marta studied acting at HB Studios in New York, wrote plays, directed play readings, and headed a women’s playwriting group. She has also been, and continues to be, active as an artist doing painting, sculpting and drawing. She enjoys opera and considers plays to be a combination of music, visual arts and muscular use of language. She looks for passion, courage and a unique voice in the writers she represents.
Marta was raised in New York but has a European background and grew up going to the theater with her parents. Her professional background includes working as a publicist/newsletter editor for the New York Times Magazine Group, a marketing assistant for Arno Press and teaching Junior High School English. She earned a B.A. in English Literature from Queens College and an M.A. in Media and Communications from N.Y.U. She is a member of the Association of Author’s Representatives and has served on their Board of Directors.