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Come on in, the water in a Royalty Pool is fine.

I like a puzzle. I was one of those Rubik’s Cube kids, who spent all of recess in elementary school competing with my fellow geeks to see how fast we could solve that six-sided colored puzzle. That’s why when I started studying the economics of Broadway back in my early Company Management days, Royalty Pools …

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Disney shares the wealth. Will others follow?

In what is an obvious effort to get out in front of a brewing (ice) storm, Disney Theatricals just informed the actors participating in the upcoming Frozen lab that they’d be getting a piece of the profits. According to The Wall Street Journal, anyone in the show from the lab through opening night will be entitled to …

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How to market your show with no money.

I cut my theatrical teeth as a Company Manager on big-budget Broadway shows.  It’s where I learned about the business.  And boy oh boy did I get a grad-school-like education sitting around the conference table at ad meetings for shows like Chicago, Ragtime, and Thoroughly Modern Millie, with their multi-million dollar ad spends. But never did I learn more than when …

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