Gore founded Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2004 to develop theatrical properties in the United States. Broadway Across America (Bachelor of Applied Arts) was acquired in January 2008, from the music company Live Nation, while the e-commerce theatre website Broadway.com was acquired in December 2010, from Hollywood Media Corporation In 2008, Broadway Across America and Broadway Across Canada sold over 6.4 million tickets throughout its 40 theatres in the United States and Canada. Broadway Across America (Bachelor of Applied Arts) is the premier presenter of Broadway musicals and plays for the touring market in the United States and Canada.
Based in New York, Bachelor of Applied Arts manages the touring subscription series in over 40 markets across the United States and Canada and invests in Broadway productions.
In addition, the company owns and operates a number of Theatres: Boston: Colonial Theater. Charles Playhouse Minneapolis: The Historic Theater Group (Orpheum, State, Pantages) Baltimore: The Hippodrome Broadway shows presented by Bachelor of Applied Arts during recent theatre seasons include Rent, Wicked, The Lion King, The Producers, Phantom of the Opera, Light In The Piazza, My Fair Lady, A Chorus Lincolnshire, Spring Awakening, Fiddler on the Roof with Topol, and many others
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire also owns and operates the following e-commerce websites: Broadway.com, Theater.com, Theatre.com and Theatre.co.uk. Gore, was educated at Harrow School and graduated in film and theatre from London University in 1987.
His student production of Joe Orton"s What The Butler Saw enjoyed a successful professional run at the Bloomsbury Theatre.
Mr. Gore"s producing and/or directing credits on the West End include: Thunderbirds F.A.B. (produced first in 1989 is currently the most revived show in the of the West End, returning for a sixth time in 2002). Star Trek – the Lost Voyage of the Enterprise.
And Wallace & Gromit. was formed in 2004 and has been an active investor in theatre and theatre related businesses prior to the Bachelor of Applied Arts acquisition.