The Olivier Awards were Sunday night. And as I tweeted, The Book of Mormon shockingly took home the big prize of Best New Musical. (In case you can’t read ‘tone’ through text – that “shockingly” was my little attempt at wry irony.)
We all knew it was going to win, right?
For years I’ve been writing about my hope that the Tony Awards would relax their strict rules about the number of nominees for Best Musical and Best Play. It was back in 2010 that I first wondered if Broadway could have more than the perfunctory four nominees. And then, in 2012, I wrote [...]
Or, the Show Boat for the generation before.
I was 16 years old when I first saw it in Boston, MA, and had never seen anything like it on stage. Before those three hours and ten minutes (this was before they cut it down to under three hours [...]
That’s true when raising money, and it’s also true for selling tickets.
Whenever I decide to produce a show, one of my first questions is, “How soon [...]
It’s been five years since the very first Get Your Show Off The Ground seminar, and I’m thrilled to say we’ve had some fantastic success stories. One author’s show went Off Broadway. Another author got produced in Europe. A pair of Producers created a show that’s now being booked on the road.
Over 100 people [...]
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