Jan 29 - Try-out (Out of town try out) Vs. Workshop (a...

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Try-out (“Out of town” try out) Vs. Workshop (a workshop is to a try-out as an embryo is to a fetus) (workshop=embrio) Who comes to the party (workshop)? Potential producers. Workshop is a sample. -----remember workshops drive the exam) Straight Play is a play that is anything but a musical Musical vs Operetta Musical has “book scenes” which are dialogue/spoken An Operetta is 98% sung (even dialogue is sung) Stephen Sondheim (greatest ever living music lyricist) A musical is always more expensive than a straight play because of the larger staff and technical requirements. (Chorus’ are huge) Tick, Tick … Boom! Is a musical Production budget: Scenery: 25%+ (before the play) - royalties; materials for building costumes; audition space, rent; rehearsal space, rent; rehearsal salaries at union scale; copying costs (music and scripts); pre-opening publicity; travel for “previews”; printing programs [don’t have to know the specifics] Operating Budget (after the play) biggest chunk is Publicity
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course THEA 100 taught by Professor Munnell during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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