Theater Resources Unlimited MAY PANEL Set for 5/21
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces its April panel, How to Be a Singular Sensation: What Makes a Successful Solo Show on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:30pm at The Players Theatre's Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre, 3rd floor, 115 MacDougal Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments, panel starts promptly at 7:30pm.
Panelists include Michael Alden, producer (Sarah Jones' Bridge & Tunnel, Spalding Grey Stories Left to Tell, The King's Speech on stage, Grey Gardens, Bat Boy); Kevin Bailey, producer/general manager, co-founder MB Artists (executive producer of Ann with Holland Taylor, produced and represented Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard and the four highly successful plays in the Greater Tuna cycle); Matt Hoverman, writer (The Audience, In Transit, Who You See Here), actor and teacher of "Create Your Own Solo Show" workshops (helped create winners of the 2005, 2009, 2010 & 2012 FringeNYC Best Solo Show Awards); Paul Lucas, producer/general manager/international touring booker (Obie Award winner Taylor Mac, Lortel winner Iris Bahr's Die (Enough), Obie winner David Drake's Son of Drakula, A Conversation with Edith Head); Josh Rivedal, writer-performer-producer (The Gospel According to Josh).
This panel will explore the production of solo shows: from how to identify a solo performance with commercial potential to how to move a solo show from the personal vision of a single artist to something with broad appeal. The panel will also discuss other markets that can sustain the life of a one-person show and how to define success in this specialized world.
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is a twenty-one year old 501c3 nonprofit organization created to help producers produce, emerging theater companies to emerge healthily and all theater professionals to understand and navigate the business of theater. Membership includes self-Producing Artists as well as career producers and theater companies.