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Look at how much ink Broadway Producers and Investors got.

I get my NY Times Sunday Arts and Leisure section delivered to me on Thursday.  Yep, in case you didn’t know, the sections of the Sunday Times that aren’t “headline dependent” are printed well in advance, and as a courtesy provided to those folks out there that fill it with ads, the Times will get it to you earlier. When I got my copy last week and saw the headline, “I Want To Be A Producer (Me, Too!),” and the accompanying story, I was intrigued. When I finished the copy of the front page, I flipped to the “continued on” page, and I …

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The Sunday Giveaway: Three free hours at the Davenport Rehearsal Studios!

Since our giveaway of a week of free theater rent was such a big hit, I thought I’d try to help out all you emerging artists and producers out there with a different kind of freebie space offer – rehearsal space! One of the reasons I opened my own rehearsal studios was simply so I could have a place to go work on stuff, whenever I wanted.  There’s nothing like getting a few friends in a room, around a piano, in front of a mirror, away from computers, and away from prying eyes, to just work, talk, think, move, whatever. …

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Another step forward for online Broadway Investing.

Yesterday was a big day for the Broadway Investing underworld. I say “underworld,” because it wasn’t too long ago that in order to invest in a Broadway show, you had to know a guy who knew a guy. Broadway Investing has been a secretive subculture for decades (which is ironic considering its risk – you’d think we’d let and want anyone willing and able to jump into our fray).  But over the last several years, thanks to the gobs of information you can find on the internet, and certain high profile stories including my crowdfunded Godspell and the JOBS act,  more and …

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How to get on my #@$% List.

If you’ve ever produced a show, you know that when it’s over, you’re left with a lot of #@$%. I remember heading to the strike of one show I worked on and seeing a moose head, an 8-track player, and a helium tank among the rubble (Can you guess the show?  The Crucible!  Kidding.) So what do you do with all that #@$%? The collaborative folks at the League of Independent Theater have come up with a great answer. First, you should know about the LIT, which is a non profit org dedicated to the preservation and the growth of the Off Off Broadway …

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