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 [...]

Tales of the City: 3 Things This New Musical Did Right

Date June 27, 2011

I had the great pleasure of visiting San Francisco recently to see the brand new musical, Tales of the City based on Armistead Maupin’s famous serial novels. I’m a huge fan of the books and was equally excited about the new musical. Though it’s still going through development and will likely be further refined, the [...]

Why Debbie Reynolds Can’t Save Your New Musical

Date June 16, 2011

You may be a brilliant musical composer, lyricist, or writer but my real question today is CAN YOU SING? This is an important question because you will be in the spotlight time and time again and whether you like it or not, there will be no Debbie Reynolds or Marni Nixon hiding behind a curtain [...]

New Musical Marketing: Choose Your Words Wisely

Date June 14, 2011

We’re going to talk about your new musical’s sales pitch again today. If you think this isn’t hugely important, I implore you to think again. The words you use to describe your new musical could make or break your chances of success! A perfect example of this is a story my Broadway producer friend, Pam, [...]

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