Who does your lawyer or agent work for?

When I was an actor in the early 1800s (ok, not that long ago, maybe the 1850s), every one of my friends (and myself included) desperately wanted an agent.  We sent out 100s of headshots, went to pay-to-meet classes, and so on.  Landing an agent was like getting the Head Cheerleader to go to the Prom …

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Want your show in Vegas? Follow these three rules.

I was an absolute cliche last week, and celebrated my bachelor party in Sin City itself, Las Vegas, Nevada. And before you ask, this was not a Hangover-like experience at all.  Some golf, some steak, and some great friends and that’s about it (I did think about how cool it would be to write a …

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The one thing we can all learn from movie studios.

I see maybe three movies a year in the theater.  I’m one of the reasons that movie theater attendance is declining (and faster than Broadway attendance, so there’s one thing we can feel good about). Yesterday I saw movie #2 of this year, and as I nestled into my comfy chair with my popcorn topped …

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The secrets of how I raise money for my shows. Just for you.

By far, and I’m talking by super far, 100 to 1 type stuff, the question I get asked the most from readers is “How do I raise money for my show?” Sometimes the askers are looking to raise a few thousand dollars in a Kickstarter campaign.  Others are looking to raise a few million bucks …

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