Blow Your Own Horn: 5 Tips &Tricks

Date May 29, 2012

Despite the fact that those of us in theater are known to crave the spotlight, we often get in our own way when it comes to the necessary act of sustained self-promotion. Here are some tried and true tricks to help you get into yourself and get over yourself… #5 Create a step by step [...]

Dumbing down your new musical?

Date February 10, 2012

Here’s a recurring conversation that I’ve had with several of my incredible musical theater composer colleagues. See if it sounds familiar… Me: Congrats! Your show’s been selected for a reading at “xyz” awesome festival. Composer: That’s great but I need to know who’s going to be playing the piano for the presentation. Me: We have [...]

Musical Moment Interview Series: Artist Manager, Bruce Miller

Date September 25, 2011

Several readers have asked about artist MANAGERS…what they do, how they differ from an agent, why you need one, and how you get one. Manager extraordinaire, Bruce Miller, with an impressive roster of musical theater clients and oodles of industry experience, agreed to take a few minutes out of his busy week to shed some [...]

How to be a Broadway Visionary: Action!

Date June 7, 2011

Some of the highest praise producers and creators in musical theater receive is that they are visionary. And they have to be, right? Like all artistic endeavors, this is a business of creating something from nothing, over and over again, with no road map or absolutes. In fact, in this business, being a visionary is [...]

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