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10 AUDITION TIPS FOR ACTORS

Sitting on the other side of the table is something that every actor should do. It’s incredibly educational and inspirational, because frankly, you realize that while there are lots and lots of people that call themselves actors, there are a much smaller group of Actors (and talent is only a small part of that definition, by the by)…

HOW TO INVEST IN A BROADWAY SHOW. PART I

I’ve gotten a lot of questions from readers all over the world expressing interest in investing in a Broadway or an Off-Broadway show. Usually they are unsure about how to get involved and, more importantly, they want to know how to pick their first show…

5 TIPS TO GETTING A JOB ON BROADWAY

I get a lot of emails from folks telling me that it’s their dream to work on Broadway. Some want to be General Managers. Some want to be Casting Directors. Some don’t have a clue as to what they want to do, but they know they want . . . well . . . to be a part of it, New York, New York…

WHAT’S THE AVERAGE COST OF PUTTING ON A BROADWAY SHOW?

The subject of this blog is from an email I got from a reader just last weekend, and wouldn’t you know it, two days ago the Broadway League’s Economic Impact report arrived on my desk and had the quantitative answers this reader was looking for…

HOW TO GET A PRODUCER TO READ YOUR SCRIPT

As someone who gets a minimum of 10 script submissions a week, I can tell you first hand that I know how hard it is to get a Producer to read your script and give it even 1/10th of the time and energy that you gave when you wrote it…

GOT AN IDEA FOR A SHOW? HERE’S THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO

Buy the domain name. That’s right . . . I don’t care whether it’s a new play you’ve written or an old play that you want to revive. Before you breathe a word of it to anybody, go to a site like www.GoDaddy.comand snatch up the domain for less than the cost…

WHAT DOES A BROADWAY PRODUCER DO? OVER 100 PRODUCERS RESPOND

I got an email a few weeks ago from a high school student with the simplest question ever. “Ken,” she typed, “Can you tell me . . . what does a Broadway Producer do?” I try to answer all of my reader’s questions, but I have to say, I was a bit overwhelmed…

SURE, THESE BROADWAY SHOWS RECOUPED! BUT WHY? A BY THE NUMBERS INFOGRAPHIC

I got such terrific feedback from our Best Musical Infographic that broke down the similarities and differences of the Best Musical Tony Award Winners of the last twenty years, that I had to do another one…

HOW DOES A BROADWAY PRODUCER GET PAID?

I wrote a blog in November which stumped for the concept that Producers should receive a portion of Author’s subsidiary rights on shows that have not recouped on Broadway, since it was the Producer’s production that branded the show for subsidiary production in the first place…

8 TIPS FOR A KICK A$$ KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

All Kickstarters are not created equal. I get an average of 5-7 cold requests (meaning I don’t know the person asking for the donation) to fund Kickstarter projects each week. It has become a bit of a game for me to place my own internal bet …

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