Category Archives: The Distillery Tour — “Lessons from Moonshine”

Getting my play produced, #40: moving on: a winery tour

And Then There Were None Two weeks ago, I sent that contract to the one distillery that was still e-mailing me about the distillery tour. After a week, when I hadn’t heard back from them, I sent them a follow-up … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #39: drawing up an agreement

Do Contracts Make You Nervous? I’ve been drawing up an agreement (contract) for the production at the distillery. I’m actually a mediator, as well as playwright, so I have a lot of experience writing durable agreements. But boy, did I … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #38: …and then there was one

I didn’t hear from two of the three distilleries that I’d been talking to. So that leaves one. I’m glad the one distillery is interested, but I wish there had been more. Still, I could try a tour with wineries … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #37: giving distilleries a deadline

Letting People Know about Deadlines I posted last week that I had e-mailed all of the distilleries asking about their customers, to help me put the publicity campaign together. One of the distilleries replied with some info. The other two … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #36: marketing materials, part 2

Marketing Materials for the Distillery Tour, Part 2 I haven’t been able to talk to the distilleries yet about info I need to know before I can really put together a good marketing plan. I need to know about their … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #35: marketing materials (is “marketing” a dirty word?)

Marketing Materials for the Distillery Tour I used to think that “marketing” was a dirty word. Do you think it’s a dirty word? The way I see marketing, it’s a way of telling people why they want to come see … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #34: helping the distilleries get people to come

There Are so Many Ways to Get in Touch with People These Days … and we have to use the most effective ones, and not make our lives more difficult than they are. Here are some things I can do … Continue reading

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