Category Archives: How to find Theaters who will Love your Plays

How to find theaters who will love your plays

Do you want to get more productions, with less heartache and less money wasted on postage and printing? Target your submissions carefully. Here’s how to do it. I’ve posted a bunch of ideas about this in the category How to … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced #43: submitting to Milwaukee Rep

I submitted to Milwaukee Repertory Theater two weeks ago. They will take a query from unrepresented playwrights. Other than that, I haven’t done much. My allergies are particularly bad this spring.  

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Getting my play produced #42: submissions and possibilities

Stage Left Theatre I identified Stage Left Theatre as a good theater for “Lessons from Moonshine” a long time ago. I finally got around to submitting to them. In my e-mail, I asked them politely, how long might it be … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #41: one possible theater is… out of business?

Playing Detective I had a theater in mind to send “Lessons from Moonshine” to: 11:11 Theatre. They sounded perfect for my play: they’re in Boston, a heavily Catholic city, and… well, there were some other reasons, but when I tried … Continue reading

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Getting good feedback, part 2

I’ve posted before about getting good feedback. I’m passionate about getting good feedback, I love getting good feedback. I want to help every playwright in the world get good feedback. Well, at least those with cultures similar enough to the … Continue reading

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Tips from a synopsis clinic.

Writing a good synopsis is hard. You can make it easier on yourself by getting other people to read it and comment on it. There was a special Dramatists Guild meeting here in Seattle on November 6. Our rep, Duane … Continue reading

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My reading went well — I am a lucky person

The reading of “Transplanted in Mississippi” was last night. It went really well! The actors did a great job, the director did a great job, and the audience gave good and generous feedback. The changes I made to the first … Continue reading

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