SERVICES

SCRIPT COVERAGE

First off, congratulations on writing your script! Getting a first draft complete is a huge accomplishment, and often the hardest part of writing a play or musical. So be sure to celebrate what you’ve accomplished thus far!

No matter how long you’ve been a writer, or how many rewrites your project has gone through, your script is never really done. That’s the beauty of the theater! We can constantly improve our work, and one of the greatest ways to get better is through honest, objective feedback from someone who knows what works.

If your script isn’t getting the attention you feel it deserves from Producers, Agents and Theater Companies, perhaps it’s time to examine why with our script coverage and consultation services.

You’ll walk away with specific action items that will help you get your script to the next level.

KEN CONSULT

All shows are unique. And general advice often isn’t enough. Work with Ken Davenport in a private session where he will give you specific action items to help you overcome whatever obstacles you’re facing so you can get your show where you want it to be . . . and fast.

Unfortunately, due to his current schedule, Ken Davenport only offers this service to a select few clients by application only. To apply for a consulting spot on Ken’s calendar, please complete the application below.

MARKETING CONSULT

Need help creating a marketing plan for your show or simply have some questions you’d like answered by a marketing expert?

Our Director of Marketing, Monica Hammond, offers marketing consultations with clients who are looking to take their marketing to the next level.

Monica Hammond is the Director of Marketing for Davenport Theatrical Enterprises. Broadway: Once On This Island (Circle in the Square) and Gettin’ The Band Back Together (Belasco Theatre, 2018), Spring Awakening (Brooks Atkinson Theatre). Off-Broadway: Daddy Long Legs, Shear Madness, That Bachelorette Show, as well as the North American Tour of A Night With Janis Joplin.

GENERAL MANAGEMENT CONSULT

Founded by Ken Davenport and currently under the supervision of Ryan Conway, DTE Management is an industry leader in general management services for Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

DTE Management is currently represented on Broadway by the Tony Award-Winning Best Musical Revival of Once On This Island and Gettin’ The Band Back Together as well as the Off-Broadway production of Avenue Q currently in its 15th year.

As General Managers, we specialize in working with both first time producers, as well as veteran producers and offer consulting services for those who would like to learn more.

WRITER SEARCH

Do you have an idea for a play or musical that you want to bring to life, but aren’t sure how to assemble your writing team?

We have a roster of hundreds of directors, lyricists, bookwriters, choreographers, music directors, and just about anyone you would need to help you accomplish your full production, early reading, presentation, or development session.

Every situation is different, and we adapt to help you complete your goal. We will personally read your material and match you with several candidates to match the tone and style of your show. We then help you interview the candidates, facilitate creative conversation, and choose the right person for the job.

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SCRIPT FORMATTING SERVICE

In the world of playwriting, presentation matters. Submitting your script in the proper format can help your pages stand out amongst the rest. Keeping up with industry-standard guidelines can be confusing and overwhelming. With our brand-new Script Formatting Service, we’ll ensure that your script is designed with success in mind.

Formatted by an editor at a top licensing company and a published NYC-based playwright, your script will be reshaped to meet Dramatist Guild Guidelines and make your pages shine. After your script is professionally formatted it will be in proper shape for submissions!

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SCRIPT SUBMISSION SERVICE

Have you written a script that you feel deserves attention from Literary Agents, Literary Managers, Festivals and contests?

It can be tough and time consuming to submit your script to every opportunity you’re right for. So, let our team submit your script for you!

Our Director of Creative Development will read and assess your script for submission opportunities, and over a 12 month period our team will submit your script to 10 opportunities we feel are right for you.

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KICKA$$ KICKSTARTER PACKAGE

You have a fantastic script, an amazing team and you’re ready to launch a crowdfunding campaign for your project…

But is crafting the right copy for your fundraising page proving to be a challenge?

Work with one of our digital marketing specialists to transform cold copy to a cash-producing campaign!

You’ll send some standard information including a synopsis, your fundraising goal and any additional assets and we’ll take the rest from there.

Our specialist will deliver a concise, captivating fundraising page that eliminates stress and brings in cash.

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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Ken Davenport is President of Davenport Theatrical, a Tony Award-winning producing office specializing in commercial Broadway and Off Broadway. As Executive Producer, Ken’s unique production and marketing style has garnered him international attention, including two front page articles in the New York Times and features on MSNBC, Rock Center, Fox News, BBC, and his favorite, a mention in Jay Leno’s monologue on “The Tonight Show.”

A commercial Executive Producer is the lead producer, and responsibilities vary from raising money to selling merchandise, to giving notes to a director, to explaining to a hair dresser that the star of the show doesn’t want her in her dressing room because her feet smell. (True story).

But at the end of the day, we believe that a commercial producer’s job boils down to getting as many people to see his or her show as possible.

With that mission in mind, our Executive Producer services include:

  • In depth research of potential writers and directors with write ups and summaries for consideration
  • Researching, presenting, and recommending potential venues and partners to continue the theatrical development of the show
  • Advising on branding and marketing
  • Providing artistic notes on the script and story development
  • Researching and developing press opportunities for the production
  • Translating ideas into commercial theatre language

In addition to serving as the Executive Producer of his own productions, Ken currently serves as Executive Producer for North America for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group.

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