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Are You Getting the Most From Your Reading?

Are You Getting the Most From Your Reading?

Now that you know to go virtual (check out my last blog post here) do you know the steps of development? Are you making the most out of your readings? As a professional theater maker, you need to know what must happen at each step of your script's developmental...

It’s Time to Go Virtual

It’s Time to Go Virtual

Is it necessary to add virtual to your development tasks? YES. Are you uncertain or even scared about this? YES. Should you continue to do it anyway? YES. But only if you want to get your play in front of more people. Why Virtual I remember when cable tv was just...

The Best Way to Move Forward

The Best Way to Move Forward

 Moving Forward This summer has been a time for reading scripts. It's my favorite thing to do in the summer. It's so exciting to discover a new play or musical that's ready to move forward into a developmental workshop or even into a complete production. The problem...

Are Zoom Readings Still Useful?

Are Zoom Readings Still Useful?

As someone who was one of the very first producers presenting Zoom readings in 2020 and who was able to raise hundreds of dollars for smaller theaters across the country, I’ll be the first one to tell you that Zoom readings can be a cost-efficient way to develop a...

Finding New Paths

Finding New Paths

"The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them." GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Finding New Paths Developing and producing new work in a post-covid world is challenging – to say the...

2022 New Works Festival Awards

2022 New Works Festival Awards

It is quite a feat to produce an Off-Broadway play or musical; it is quite another to produce an entire festival of Off-Broadway showcases - during covid. Yet that is exactly what we did with the first 2022 CreateTheater New Works Festival, in association with Prism...