If you ever had an idea for a play, musical, or even screenplay (eww), read this.
Hey TheaterMakers and even yet-to-be-TheaterMakers, here’s another entry for you in whatever form of isolation you’re in right now!
If you’re like 90% of the population, at one point or another you’ve probably said, “This would make a great play,” or “Wouldn’t that make a great musical,” or yeah, even, “I always wanted to write a screenplay.”
And if you’re like 80% of the population, you probably answered your own question with “But I just don’t have the time.”
Well, odds are, you have a bit more time on your freshly-washed-and-sanitized-hands now than ever before.
So over the next 30 days, while Broadway is shut-down, why not spit out that script you KNOW you have in you. (Come on, you’ve all seen shows and said, “I could write better a better show than that.” Well now is your chance! (By the way, that self-statement is what got Alfred Uhry to write his Pulitzer Prize-winning Driving Miss Daisy!))
To help you, we developed a free tool called The 30 Day Script Challenge just for times like this.
Sign up here and follow the daily prompts and I guarantee . . . you’ll have a script in 30 days.
Will it be ready for Broadway yet? Nope. (Actually, I guess it could be – David Henry Hwang said in his podcast that the first time he ever heard M. Butterfly read out loud was the first rehearsal for the Broadway production).
But more than likely it’ll be a first draft. A rough draft. But it’ll be something . . . something that you can shape into something better, bigger, and eventually you could see it on a stage or yes, god forbid, a screen. You’ll sit back and find yourself saying, “How the heck did I get here?”
You will have gotten there by starting . . . and by starting this 30 Day Script Corona Challenge.