Don’t Bank on a Musical Fluke

Date January 23, 2012

If I had a dollar for every writer or producer I’ve met who’s said: “I’m going to take my [insert your obscure, small, irreverent, etc show] to Broadway. It’s sure to be a hit because [insert Next To Normal, Spring Awakening, Book of Mormon, Rent] was a hit!” …I could practically fund each of their [...]

Musical Moment: An Interview With Brian Yorkey

Date August 8, 2011

It’s less than a week before the New Musicals Festival I’m producing at Village Theatre. Producing a festival with 6 new musicals, 14 writers, 126 cast members and a few dozen of directors, stage managers, music directors, and technicians is both incredibly wonderful and maddeningly stressful. I decided to get some advice from the man [...]

Musical Theatre Festival: The Top 3 Priorities For Writers

Date July 25, 2011

It’s 19 days until Village Theatre’s Festival of New Musicals and if YOUR show was part of this year’s festival, you’d likely be doing several things in the next few days: – Staying in close contact with the on-site creative team to work out your festival week schedule – Finalizing the current version of the [...]

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