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Using Technology for Theater?

Using Technology for Theater?

Every year I try to update my vision of how to create more theater, and what that theater should look like. What exactly is my role this year as a theatre-maker in the 21st century? What can I personally do to develop, produce and promote more theater? Is theater...

Creating Theater in 2023

Creating Theater in 2023

A Watershed Moment COVID-19 will prove to be the watershed moment in defining the history of the 21st century. Apart from our communal human experience of the virus and its reverberations across the human spectrum, the arts and in particular theater must learn to surf...

What Type of Reading?

What Type of Reading?

While Broadway continues to recover post-covid, there is a noticeable increase in the number of readings being offered. This is a good thing - many of the shows written during the shutdown are now ready to try out in front of a live audience, and I see it as a...

Marketing Your Show: the Basics

Marketing Your Show: the Basics

  Marketing is NOT a Choice If you know me then you know that I'd much rather spend all day every day helping you write your show than marketing myself. Marketing is not my favorite thing. However, I have to remind myself that marketing shows is how we get...

Schedule 10 Tasks to Get Produced

Schedule 10 Tasks to Get Produced

Success is a Choice Following up on last week's blog, I want to reiterate the above: SUCCESS IS A CHOICE. Do you want to be a successful playwright? Then hang out with successful playwrights. Put yourself in the company of producers and artistic directors - then make...

How to Succeed in Theatre

How to Succeed in Theatre

Success is a Choice I need a constant daily strategy to focus on what needs to be done to achieve my top priorities. Meditation and a daily practice of reviewing my top goals for my business (and life) are the only ways I've found to manage constant distraction, and...