This volume contains advice designed to empower actors, directors and playwrights to become their own do-it-yourself off-off Broadway producers. The author blends personal, hands-on experience with advice from seasoned veterans from throughout the theatre industry to tell readers how to create a showcase production step-by-step. Chapters cover: selecting the right play; creating a workable budget; finding a theatre; raising money; attracting attention with publicity and advertising; rehearsing the play; putting on the performance; using the Internet; and more.
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Author Biography - Paul Harris
Paul Harris is a playwright, journalist, and co-director of the Upstart Theatre Company. A 1998 nominee for the George Oppenheimer Award for best debut by an emerging playwright, his play Lost and Found was the recipient of the Panelist's Choice Award at the 1999 Edward Albee Theater Conference and was one of four plays selected for the 2000 South Carolina Playwrights' Conference. His articles have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers throughout the country including Backstage and Stage Directions. He lives in New York.