About Us

SPIN CYCLE was created in 1998 based on nearly thirty years of combined experience by its founders, Chip Duckett and Ron Lasko. This innovative cultural communications company specializes in PR, marketing and special events, and is extremely diverse in its projects.

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SPIN CYCLE's RECENT & CURRENT CLIENT ROSTER INCLUDES:

THE FLEA THEATER
Public relations for this acclaimed New York theater institution including world premieres by A.R. Gurney, Adam Rapp, Beau Willimon, Thomas Bradshaw, Itamar Moses, Mac Wellman, Sheila Callaghan, Julian Sheppard, Ken Urban, Tommy Smith, Jonathan Reymolds, Trista Baldwin, Qui Nguyen and more.

LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATER
Produced shows by Joan Rivers (pictured), Dina Martina, Jackie Beat, Alison "Nellie Oleson" Arngrim, Sarah Dash, Coco Peru, Judy Tenuta, Jinkx Monsoon, Karen Finley, Alaska, Alec Mapa, David Drake, Kim Coles, Janet Hubert, Penny Arcade, Holly Woodlawn and others at this prominent midttown performance venue.

ARISTA
Designed and implemented national urban marketing campaigns for Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton.

OFF & OFF-BROADWAY
Countless shows by companies/artists including Partial Comfort, Pig Iron, The Civilians, Elevator Repair Service, Labyrinth, New Georges, Hourglass Group, Theatre Askew, Page 73, Neighborhood Productions, At Hand, WET, Pipeline, A Collection of Shiny Objects, CTown, 3LD, Emerging Artists Theatre, Axis (Deborah Harry in Sarah Kane's Crave pictured), EndTimes, Beserker Residents, Scandanavian-American Theater Company, Bridge Theater Company, and Talking Band.

BARUCH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Social media outreach and production work on shows by artists including Sandra Bernhard, Jackie Hoffman, & Judy Gold.

DREAMWORKS
Implemented national gay marketing campaign for Rufus Wainwright. We also subsequently produced concerts by Wainwright Columbus, OH, San Francisco and New York City.

ALIZE
Opening night parties for Off-Broadway shows, and original cast recordings, including parties for Fosse, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Beautiful Thing, Drama Dept., Vineyard Theater, and Charles Busch.


BAREFOOT WINES AND BUBBLY
Annual Gay Pride Kick-Off Parties as well as sponsored events throughout the year.


NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL
Public relations and marketing for this annual summer festival, the largest arts festival in the US. Now in its 18th season.  The festival has been the launching pad for shows including Urinetown, Jammer, Debbie Does Dallas, Matt & Ben, Dog Sees God, The irish Curse, Jurassic Parq, Silence! The Musical as well as artists including Mindy Kaling, Bradley Cooper, Morgan Spurlock, Diane Paulus, Alex Timbers, Leigh Silverman, W. Kamu Bell, Michael Urie and many more.


WARNER BROS.
National gay marketing campaigns for Madonna, Bette Midler and more.


PLUS:
PR for clients including Alice Ripley, Robin Byrd, John Kelly, Richard Maxwell, Big Art Group, LAVA, Ben Munisteri, Anthony Rapp, Diamanda Galas, Phillip Glass, Annie Sprinkle (pictured), Spalding Gray, John Leguizamo, New York City Gay Men's Chorus and many more.


OTHER NICHE/SPECIALTY MARKETIG CAMPAIGNS:
Tori Amos, BETTY, Angela Bofill, Gloria Estefan, Melissa, Etheridge, Everything but the Girl, k.d. lang, Cyndi Lauper (pictured), Me'Shell Ndegeocello, Pet Shop Boys, Simply Red and more.

CORPORATE CLIENTS HAVE INCLUDED:
Atlantic Records, Comedy Central, Elektra Records, Epic Records, Harper Collins Publishers, Hennessy, Simon and Schuster, Maverick Records, Out Magazine, Reganbooks, Rolling Stone, Sony Music and more.


SPECIAL EVENTS:
We have produced book parties for Tori Spelling (pictured), Kristen Johnston, Jackie Collins, Marilyn Manson, Barry White, Christina Crawford, Chris March and Johnny Weir; after-concert parties for many artists, including Tony Bennett, Hole, Sarah McLachlan, Garbage, Cyndi Lauper, Duran Duran, Blur, the Go-Go's, and Erasure; gold record presentation events for Jewel and Duncan Shiek; premieres for many films and television shows, including Absolutely Fabulous; and concerts by Rufus Wainwright, Lea Delaria, and Deborah Harry. Spin Cycle also works with the annual AIDS charity event Life Ball in Vienna each year.