Producing Theatre: A Comprehensive Legal and Business Guide - Third Revised Edition / Edition 3

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(Limelight). Whether you are a theatrical entrepreneur, an investor, an attorney, or a student, and whether the production is on Broadway, off Broadway, Off Off Broadway, instock or repertory, the revised edition of this standard theatrical reference work tells you everything you need to know about raising money, obtaining rights, and bringing a play to the stage. Written by one of the country's leading theatrical attorneys, this easy-to-use guide includes all new budgets and has been brought up-to-date to cover all the important changes over the past seven years in the legal and business aspects of producing theater. Topics include: how to obtain a property, raising money and the necessary filings, contracts with producers and theaters, licensing for Broadway and out-of-town theater. Especially useful are the updated and expanded appendixes, which include actual examples of today's commonly used legal forms and contracts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879103170
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 10/15/2006
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 624,385
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.03 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Obtaining a property 1
Ch. 2 The option for other than a first-class production 15
Ch. 3 Movie deals 31
Ch. 4 First-class productions 35
Ch. 5 The producing company 61
Ch. 6 Co-producers and associate producers 81
Ch. 7 Raising money - necessary filings - the Securities and Exchange Commission and Attorney General 87
Ch. 8 The League of American Theatre and Producers, Inc. 107
Ch. 9 Contracts with the theatre 113
Ch. 10 Contracts with the producers 119
Ch. 11 Contracts with the producers and theatres 125
Ch. 12 Out-of-town pre-Broadway 129
Ch. 13 Broadway and out-of-town theatre licenses 137
Ch. 14 Pre-opening - during run - after opening 145
App. A Front money agreement 155
App. B Literary purchase agreement 159
App. C Co-production agreement 171
App. D Approved production contract for plays 177
App. E Approved production contract for musical plays 259
App. F Collaboration agreement 365
App. G Option agreement for other than a first-class production 371
App. H Limited liability company operating agreement 385
App. I Articles of organization 413
App. J Private placement memorandum 415
App. K Preliminary offering circular : $1,000,000 in limited liability company interests 433
App. L Theatre license agreement 461
App. M Notice of sale of securities pursuant to Regulation D 477
App. N Form 99 : Real Estate Financing Bureau notification filing 487
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