Entries Categorized as 'Funding'

The Hidden Costs of Writing A Musical

Date March 26, 2013

These days, we’re all very familiar with the multi-million dollar sticker shock that comes with mounting a musical. We’re even well aware that every musical will need to go through months and years of costly development before it fully comes to life. But before any of that can happen, the musical has to be written.

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Why Your Show Could Go Down In Flames Like Rebecca

Date September 30, 2012

I’ve been getting calls recently from people wanting to talk about the Rebecca debacle. Recent articles have also targeted A Christmas Story’s Broadway financing challenges. And anyone remember the Funny Girl revival last season? You might be asking yourself … these shows have been in the works for years, so why couldn’t these producers get [...]

Budgeting: Avoid Short Changing Your New Musical

Date November 14, 2011

For some of you, this may be a no brainer but I thought it was worth mentioning… Have you ever produced a musical, a workshop or a reading and said, “wow, we have no money!”? While most of us have said that at one time or another, I bet it’s not entirely true. You probably [...]

Musical Theatre Missed Connections

Date October 3, 2011

I have a pet peeve and I need to vent! If you’ve ever been to a reading of a new musical, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Here’s the scenario: As people arrive for the musical reading, half the guests will find people they know, followed by the inevitable air kisses and hugs and that’s [...]

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