Expert, Practical Advice for Everyone in Show Business
Now updated and expanded, this second edition of The Stage Producer’s Business and Legal Guide is the ultimate survival kit for anyone presenting live entertainment. The information contained in this handbook is essential for those working in Broadway, regional, stock, or university theater; concert halls; opera houses; and more. Attorney, producer, and playwright Charles Grippo provides comprehensive advice on every aspect of the theater business and the law, including:
Crowdfunding Your Production
New Opportunities to Raise Money
Licensing and Producing Plays
Devised Theater and Collaborations
Creating Jukebox Musicals
Organizing a Theater Company
Maintaining a Harassment-Free Environment
Essential Rules Every Board Member Must Know
Managing a Not-for-Profit Theater Company
Using Third-Party Intellectual Property
And much, much more!
The entire range of individuals involved in entertainment—producers, performers, writers, directors, managers, and theater owners—will find invaluable practical and legal advice in this handy guide.