With advice and instruction from an experienced actor and theater director, this pragmatic, authoritative guide imparts backstage know-how for wouldbe playhouse practitioners on everything from fundraising and finding a space to selecting plays and navigating legal issues. Chronicling three seasons at Chicago’s award-winning Congo Square Theatre, this journey behind the curtain reveals the nitty-gritty details—such as managing rent, parking, and safety issues; determining tax status and calculating budgets; and finding flexible day jobs—that are often overlooked amid the zeal of artistic pursuit. Inspired by Congo Square’s own unique inception, the valuable how-to also speaks directly to the many underserved audiences who want to create their own companies, including African American, Asian American, Latino, physically challenged, and GLBT communities. With lists of Equity offices, legal advisers, and important organizations, this complete resource is sure to help ambitious theater lovers establish and maintain their own successful companies.
Get into the Christmas spirit with the highly anticipated studio cast album 'Humbug' by composer Philip David Stern. Experience the enchanting musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' masterpiece, featuring Broadway talent and a captivating blend of orchestral, jazz, and musical theater. Visit NYSO's website for more information and an exclusive preview of the album.
Join Nelson Aspen for Happy Hour NYC Book Tour! Celebrate the release of 'Dancing Between the Raindrops,' a wild Coming-of-Age story set in 1980s New York City. Meet the author, enjoy specialty cocktails, and get signed copies of the book. Don't miss this unique event!
Don't miss the kickoff of the national book tour by local author, chef, and Italy travel specialist in Sarasota. Join them for an evening filled with culinary delights, inspiring travel stories, and the chance to uncover the secrets of Italian cuisine.
Discover the long-awaited release of Brent Carver's posthumous album, now available for streaming on various platforms. Fans of the acclaimed actor and singer can finally enjoy his musical talent and commemorate his legacy.
Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing soundtrack composed by Johanna Telander for Quentin Garzón's 'Gray Land' short film. Available now on all major music platforms. Experience the perfect harmony between visuals and music.
A new audiobook of the live performance at the Gaiety Theatre earlier this year was released. 'Until the Sky Runs Out of Rain' is a play about growing old, love, and confronting mortality in a world affected by climate change.
Discover the transformative secrets of success in the streets and beyond with '48 Laws of Hustling: Don't Be A Statistic.' This groundbreaking self-help business book empowers readers to thrive in any entrepreneurial endeavor and rewrite their destinies.
Discover the new large print edition of the bestselling ukulele Christmas book. Perfect for beginners, this edition features easy-to-read notation and includes free online resources. Start playing your favorite Christmas songs on the ukulele today!
The world-renowned SITI Company has released a groundbreaking new book, 'SITI Company: This Is Not A Handbook.' Filled with anecdotes, backstage shenanigans, and intimate investigations of craft, this book captures the ensemble's 30 years of working together.
The Ultimate Dads have released their new book, The Ultimate First-Time Dad's Playbook, a comprehensive guide to fatherhood. Unlock the secrets of parenthood and become the MVP of your partner's pregnancy journey.