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Overheard at Angus. Vol. 1.

Today marks the debut of a new feature on TPP:  Overheard at Angus.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with Angus, it’s one of a few eateries where industry muckety-mucks mix with chorus girls and share great burgers and great gossip. It’s also where many of the industry’s greatest minds and greatest egos try …

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As close to a course in producing as you can get.

There’s no bar exam for Producers.  No boards to pass in order to practice.  No degrees required. Producers can be marketers, fund-raisers, or dramaturgs. Anyone with enough passion for product can produce. That said, there are more and more programs emerging with the goal of educating a new generation of producers about the nuts and …

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You know what I did today? Tried to buy tickets to my shows.

One of the greatest challenges for Producers is that we don’t control the distribution of our product. We are required to put the sale of our tickets into the hands of agencies (Telecharge, Ticketmaster, etc.) as well as brokers, group sales agents, etc. and, of course, the ever important box office. While there are major …

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WWYD with TOS?

Remember when we talked about the concept of a Broadway to Off-Broadway transfer? Title of Show is as close to a perfect candidate as you can get for this experimental idea.  Shoot, give me 24 hours, a u-haul, and a collaborative team (and unions) and I could have a version of that show up somewhere …

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