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Question & Answer > Trying to find the name of a play... (4 replies - 7926 views)

Hello Ryanco, I assume you don't recall the name or that would be easier. If you can recall a word string, sometimes you ...   Sat Apr 11th, 2015 03:28 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > Play Formatting Using Word (9 replies - 17597 views)

Welcome.  The format is still available and improved.  Please write me at ratsss @ juno.com... remove the spaces - this keeps robotics from picking up ...   Tue Apr 3rd, 2012 01:06 pm

Question & Answer > DIY play readings (8 replies - 8532 views)

Doug, my audience is also in the over-65 range average, as am I.  We do mostly rehearsed staged readings of short mostly comedies (an evening of them) with ...   Mon Jun 14th, 2010 04:20 pm

Question & Answer > DIY play readings (8 replies - 8532 views)

I feel the first thing is to look at  your audience and determine what kind of plays they prefer to attend.  It may seem that ...   Mon Jun 14th, 2010 12:46 am

Question & Answer > Reading or Staged Readings (5 replies - 6339 views)

We (Mountain Stage) only do plays with no props, no sound or light cues except lights up at the beginning and down at the end and ...   Mon Jun 14th, 2010 12:39 am

Success Stories > Monthly evenings of short plays (6 replies - 11766 views)

If you folks keep saying kind things about me I'll have to begin acting almost human.  At least my wife keeps me reminded of all ...   Fri Apr 16th, 2010 12:56 am

Question & Answer > Converting Word to PDF - good cheap app? (17 replies - 20247 views)

Yeah, but Final Draft is so "Screenplay" styled it doesn't truly lend itself to easy reading, even when using the "Stageplay" setting FD re-inserts the ...   Tue Apr 13th, 2010 03:22 pm

Question & Answer > Converting Word to PDF - good cheap app? (17 replies - 20247 views)

I'm on PC so my suggestions may not be appropriate, but... perhaps you should consider re-installing Word, which may also re-install the default PDF op. ...   Tue Apr 13th, 2010 12:32 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit your scripts today! (13 replies - 15475 views)

You're most welcome... please remember that my group "the Mountain Stage Co" does staged readings of short plays in downtown Hendersonville, NC one night every ...   Fri Mar 19th, 2010 02:38 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit your scripts today! (13 replies - 15475 views)

Hi Bobbi, can't say much more except the fact that they recently did some improvements to their website, making it more user-friendly to the author. They ...   Fri Mar 19th, 2010 04:02 am

Question & Answer > Looking for a play!! (2 replies - 4362 views)

Set, # characters, other requirements? ...   Sat Mar 6th, 2010 12:54 pm

Question & Answer > Workshopping a Play (9 replies - 15487 views)

They say opinions are like... That being said, I feel the best place for an author is where he/she can watch the audience AND the actors.  ...   Sat Feb 13th, 2010 12:56 am

Success Stories > Monthly evenings of short plays (6 replies - 11766 views)

We began 2010 with a new name, changing from "The Lost Playwrights of Western North Carolina" to "Mountain Stage Co." On Saturday evening, January 23rd, we ...   Wed Jan 27th, 2010 06:06 am

Question & Answer > A question from DavidSwinton (2 replies - 4418 views)

Barefoot in the Park is about a young couple moving in and painting/decoratin... It takes place in an apartment. ...   Wed Jan 27th, 2010 05:52 am

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Submit your scripts today! (13 replies - 15475 views)

Me too, I've received some royanties from downloads and also find them to be very kind and thoughtful in the way they've treated me. ...   Wed Jan 27th, 2010 05:43 am

Question & Answer > mac v. pc (25 replies - 26178 views)

Lottery - not me... never won a thing in my life but do feel lucky with my 'puter.  Does anyone know much about the new (for ...   Tue Nov 17th, 2009 10:45 pm

Question & Answer > mac v. pc (25 replies - 26178 views)

Boy oh boy, I must be completely out of touch.  My PC is nearly a decade old, with a newer 200 gig hard drive and 1gig ...   Thu Oct 22nd, 2009 11:57 pm

Question & Answer > A Question of Stageability and Set Structure (17 replies - 17962 views)

I agree - either build a full set with all the trappings or do it minimal. Anything between looks like you were either; doing it "Cheap," or ...   Wed Sep 30th, 2009 02:18 pm

Question & Answer > software (14 replies - 14070 views)

Thanks, I needed that... yeah, probably a flashback. ...   Wed Jul 22nd, 2009 02:33 am

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Send Us Your Shorts (0 replies - 2965 views)

Not looking for "Premiers."  The Lost Playwrights of Western North Carolina produce "An Evening of Short Staged Readings" on the fourth Saturday evening of every ...   Sun Jul 19th, 2009 01:36 pm

Question & Answer > A Question of Stageability and Set Structure (17 replies - 17962 views)

Even if you go to great difficulty to choreograph the manner in which actors move from one set to another, doesn't mean the director will ...   Tue Jul 14th, 2009 04:50 pm

Question & Answer > software (14 replies - 14070 views)

Using Word, playwrights can make it as easy or difficult as they wish. You can format your sections of the play to behave in the manner ...   Tue Jul 14th, 2009 04:42 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > New Venue in North Carolina Mountains (4 replies - 7292 views)

Hello ggf, Thanks for the encouragement.  We're now preparing for our fourth month of production and have plenty of plays... so far the only problem we've ...   Mon Jul 14th, 2008 01:10 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > New Venue in North Carolina Mountains (4 replies - 7292 views)

June 19, 2008 Hi folks, This weekend (June 20 & 22) marks our third production of short staged readings, including two Plays by Bob Ost of NYC (Theatre Resources Unlimited) ...   Thu Jun 19th, 2008 01:26 pm

Question & Answer > Ethics Question (4 replies - 5709 views)

Ever wonder why it is that some theatre companies advertise worldwide but seem to always choose a (ho-hum) play by one of their own closed ...   Sat May 3rd, 2008 09:30 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > A Question re cutting and pasting to forum (4 replies - 11107 views)

Ian, You're double-spacing your script and the forum automatically double-spaces between paragraphs, hence all the additional space between paragraphs. If you're using Word, you can format the desired paragraph(s) ...   Mon Apr 28th, 2008 01:47 am

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > New Venue in North Carolina Mountains (4 replies - 7292 views)

We now have a venue for presenting new plays in the western North Carolina mountains.   Thursday night, April 24th, the Lost Playwrights of Western North Carolina ...   Mon Apr 28th, 2008 01:15 am

Question & Answer > Where could I get to read plays that are on stage? (3 replies - 5151 views)

Wait a minute! If you're looking for plays to translate, you must first remember that you need the permission of the author (perhaps the publisher too) ...   Sat Apr 5th, 2008 01:11 pm

Question & Answer > autistic and emotionally disturbed children (4 replies - 6493 views)

Do publishers of children's plays advertise age ranges - wouldn't that help?  I've seen retarded kids onstage before in a communty theatre - went over nice - the ...   Sat Mar 22nd, 2008 10:15 am

Question & Answer > dialogue structure (9 replies - 10300 views)

I find Word too easy to consider any other program... AND... almost all requests for e-mail submissions permit submissions of Word documents. Use the "Clipboard" by ...   Thu Mar 20th, 2008 10:44 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > Play Formatting Using Word (9 replies - 17597 views)

Muncy, Mike posted a mesage to me on the forum and I forwarded the info to him... thanks. Sam ...   Wed Mar 19th, 2008 01:08 am

Ideas & Suggestions > Play Formatting Using Word (9 replies - 17597 views)

Hi folks, Edd asked me to post this: I have written a pamphlet explaining how to use Microsoft Word, without purchasing any additional plug-ins or programs, to format ...   Sat Mar 15th, 2008 03:41 pm

Collaborators > The Computer: Our main collaborator! Public Service Announcement (5 replies - 9322 views)

I'm in.  Would enjoy a healthy discussion about the differences between PC and Mac. Sam ...   Sat Mar 15th, 2008 11:58 am

Take the Stage > rejection letters (20 replies - 24093 views)

Do you ever wonder how often a play written by someone that just happens to be a friend of the A.D. gets chosen? They say that cronyism and nepotism ...   Fri Mar 7th, 2008 08:48 am

Take the Stage > Play formatting question (3 replies - 4793 views)

Steamboat, Nice question - one that's been around and noone seems to have a pat answer. When it comes to e-mail submissions, some theatres accept any program ...   Fri Feb 29th, 2008 09:23 pm

Question & Answer > "Beat" vs. "Pause" (30 replies - 85747 views)

Hey jj, Nice topic.  I'm not an authority but find the following method helps in my writing. I use "Beat" only and include it in parenthesis between words ...   Tue Feb 26th, 2008 05:13 pm

Reviews and Critiques > Moonlight and Magnolias (0 replies - 3530 views)

Hi folks, Last night a bunch of us went to Asheville, NC and saw "Moonlight and Magnolias" at NC Stage, an equity black-box theatre. The play, about ...   Thu Feb 21st, 2008 01:49 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > Play Submissions: Does this phrase irk you? (20 replies - 32204 views)

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." Albert Einstein   I'm still striving for my first non-mistake.   Thanks for the kind words.  Regarding the ...   Thu Feb 21st, 2008 01:36 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > Play Submissions: Does this phrase irk you? (20 replies - 32204 views)

Not sure but I think I just got told off.  Oh, well, not the first time.  Maybe I'll try to think my suggestions a little deeper in the ...   Fri Feb 15th, 2008 02:47 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > Play Submissions: Does this phrase irk you? (20 replies - 32204 views)

A lady recently posted on the NCPlaywrights a statement that she wanted to run a contest and wanted to know whether to specify a genre ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2008 01:08 pm

Take the Stage > just venting (8 replies - 7779 views)

Edd, I disagree.  There must have been something in Spiny's synopsis that compelled the person at the theatre to request to read the script.  I ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2008 12:56 pm

Question & Answer > Software (4 replies - 6136 views)

Funny you should ask! Many theatres and other locations for submission specify "PDF or Word documents only."  Others accept Final Draft and some specify "Word Documents ...   Sun Feb 10th, 2008 10:38 pm

Ideas & Suggestions > Copyright defined/explained (1 reply - 7385 views)

Hi folks, I was sent the following web location by a friend.  It's wonderfully informative and educational, named "10 big myths about Copyright explained." http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html I truly recommend ...   Wed Jan 30th, 2008 02:53 pm

Take the Stage > Do you write like a man or a woman? (26 replies - 22170 views)

Words: 3426 (NOTE: The genie works best on texts of more than 500 words.) Female Score: 5072 Male Score: 3823 The Gender Genie thinks the author of this passage ...   Mon Dec 10th, 2007 12:59 pm

Announcements > Good Expalnation of the Writers' Strike (3 replies - 5513 views)

Wonderful explanation! Please keep us posted on activities and results as they're available. Sam ...   Fri Nov 9th, 2007 12:59 pm

Question & Answer > List of War Plays (19 replies - 33297 views)

Hi folks, I know it's been a long time since this topic was used but Jeff Messer's play, "This War Is Live" will be produced in ...   Sat Oct 20th, 2007 02:21 pm

Question & Answer > Dish/B*tch time (7 replies - 8129 views)

Hey there, Funny you should post this on the day before my letter to "The Loop" was posted on the same subject (rejections). Perhaps the A.D. was simply ...   Wed Sep 5th, 2007 02:51 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > ASPHALT JUNGLE SHORTS III (9 replies - 12318 views)

Guess I should have said "True Lady" instead of Gentleman... sorry Paddy. Sam ...   Sat Aug 25th, 2007 01:43 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > ASPHALT JUNGLE SHORTS III (9 replies - 12318 views)

Hey guys, Although my play wasn't chosen, I received the kindest rejection from Paddy.  Made it worth not winning just to be rejected so nicely. Paddy, you're a true ...   Thu Aug 23rd, 2007 12:22 am

Announcements > CONTROVERSIAL and Worth a Try (9 replies - 11206 views)

Mary, Wonderful... I'm envious. Sam ...   Thu Aug 23rd, 2007 12:15 am


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