Producing Theatre: A Comprehensive Legal and Business Guide

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For the professional and student here is a basic guide to raising money, obtaining rights and bringing a play to the stage. Appendices include actual examples of commonly used legal forms and contracts. "...likely to remain for some time to come the authoritative reference in its field." -Variety
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Overview

For the professional and student here is a basic guide to raising money, obtaining rights and bringing a play to the stage. Appendices include actual examples of commonly used legal forms and contracts. "...likely to remain for some time to come the authoritative reference in its field." -Variety
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879101039
  • Publisher: Limelight Editions
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Edition description: Rev. and updated ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.93 (h) x 1.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Ch. 1 Obtaining a Property 3
Ch. 2 The Option for Other Than a First-Class Production 17
Ch. 3 Movie Deals 33
Ch. 4 First-Class Productions 59
Ch. 5 The Producing Company 79
Ch. 6 Co-Producers and Associate Producers S
Ch. 7 Raising Money - Necessary Filings - The Securities and Exchange Commission and Attorney General 85
Ch. 8 The League of American Theatre and Producers, Inc. 111
Ch. 9 Contracts with the Theatre 121
Ch. 10 Contracts with Producers 139
Ch. 11 Contracts with the Producers and Theatres 183
Ch. 12 Out-of-Town Pre-Broadway 203
Ch. 13 Broadway and Out-of-Town Theatre Licenses 209
Ch. 14 Pre-Opening - During Run - After Opening 217
App. A Front Money Agreement 227
App. B Literary Purchase Agreement 231
App. C Co-Production Agreement 241
App. D Approved Production Contract for Plays 245
App. E Approved Production Contract for Musical Plays 319
App. F Collaboration Agreement 415
App. G Option Agreement for Other than a First-Class Production 419
App. H Limited Liability Company Operating Agreement of The Last Chance Limited Liability Company 431
App. I Articles of Organization of The Last Chance Limited Liability Company 457
App. J Preliminary Offering Circular in The Last Chance Limited Liability Company 459
App. K Theatre License Agreement 485
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