In Showbusiness, It’s Not About Who You Know

Date July 23, 2013

A common adage in showbiz (or anything really) is, “It’s all about who you know.” But I’m sorry to tell you, this statement won’t get you very far. It’s relatively easy to cross paths with Broadway stars, toast with a big name producer at a party, shake hands with a top casting director at a [...]

Would you jump through “hoops” for your musical?

Date June 28, 2013

With basketball season coming to an end  (or at least that’s what my sporty friends tell me) I’ve been thinking about teams. I know  little about basketball -  my experience is mostly limited to elementary school and not ever being able to make a single free throw.  But what I do know is that the [...]

Who’s Your Broadway Valentine?

Date January 19, 2013

As the country prepares to celebrate the upcoming holiday of hearts and kisses, we here at Make Musicals are going to share a little love with the people who inspire us in this crazy, wonderful business of show. Care to join us? It’s simple! Just write an email of gratitude to someone in the theater [...]

Darwin’s Musical Theater Principles

Date September 17, 2012

I popped in for the first rehearsal of a new musical workshop last week – after introductions, the cast started in on a table read. And you better believe even at this first read through, every person around the table already knew the script backwards and forwards, could sing their songs with the accompanist, and [...]

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