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From Option to Opening and Updated: A Guide to Producing Plays off Broadway

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(Limelight). For the potential, as well as the professional, producer and for writers, actors, directors, and investors, this book is for anyone wanting or needing to understand the process of producing Off Broadway plays from start to finish. Written in crisp, clear, nonlegal language that the layman can easily understand, every page reflects the experience and expertise of Farber, a well-known and highly respected theatrical attorney. The book contains detailed information on how to: option a property, raise money, obtain a theater, deal with

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Overview

(Limelight). For the potential, as well as the professional, producer and for writers, actors, directors, and investors, this book is for anyone wanting or needing to understand the process of producing Off Broadway plays from start to finish. Written in crisp, clear, nonlegal language that the layman can easily understand, every page reflects the experience and expertise of Farber, a well-known and highly respected theatrical attorney. The book contains detailed information on how to: option a property, raise money, obtain a theater, deal with the cast and other personnel, the art of negotiation, partnerships and co-production agreements, and much more. Especially useful are the updated and expanded appendixes, which include all new budgets and actual examples of today's commonly used legal forms and contracts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879103187
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,378,436
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Starting the company - what has to be done? 1
2 Optioning a property 5
3 Co-production agreements 27
4 The producing company 33
5 Raising the money 45
6 Obtaining a theatre 59
7 Cast, crew, and personnel 69
8 Musicals 87
9 Opening the show 93
10 First-class, off-off-Broadway, not-for-profit, for-profit repertory, and children's theatre 103
11 Vitally important odds and ends 109
App. A Front-money letter 119
App. B Collaboration agreement for a musical play 123
App. C Co-production agreement 129
App. D Articles of organization 139
App. E Option agreement 143
App. F Operating agreement 159
App. G Private placement memorandum 189
App. H Budget for a dramatic play 209
App. I Budget for a musical 217
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