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Question & Answer > Science Fiction Plays (11 replies - 22356 views)

For sometime now I've  been flirting with the idea of directing Ray Bradbury's MARTIAN CHRONICLES. There are things about it I like, but more that ...   Mon Jul 21st, 2008 08:16 pm

Question & Answer > Funniest plays? (12 replies - 73812 views)

As a matter of interest, for those who would like to weigh in, what do you consider to be the funniest comedy you have ever seen? ...   Sat Jul 19th, 2008 11:20 pm

Take the Stage > the tundra of writing anorexia (11 replies - 12670 views)

After I published my first play, I worried about my second, and then my third.... I became overly concerned about what should I be doing. ...   Sat Jul 19th, 2008 08:31 pm

Question & Answer > Royalty split (13 replies - 23637 views)

I am not questioning whether or not the guild values new writers. I am interested in knowing if there are still publishers offering new writers (no ...   Wed May 28th, 2008 07:06 pm

Question & Answer > Guild problem (0 replies - 3094 views)

Problem resolved. ...   Wed May 28th, 2008 03:53 am

Question & Answer > Royalty split (13 replies - 23637 views)

I wonder if it still standard practice by the small publishing houses to offer a new, previously unpublished writer a cap or a 40/60 deal? ...   Sun May 25th, 2008 08:37 am

Critique my Play > The Garbage Bear (6 replies - 8775 views)

Good, you have an audience in mind. (SNL for Alaska) Now, back to the point of the piece. What are you satirizing? Recent disputed reports over ...   Sat May 24th, 2008 09:05 pm

Critique my Play > The Garbage Bear (6 replies - 8775 views)

Bo, who is your audience? Put yourself in the place of directors looking for a short comedy--why this? Clearly you intend this as a comedy, but what ...   Sat May 24th, 2008 06:39 pm

Question & Answer > Royalty split (13 replies - 23637 views)

As a new and previously unpublished playwright, the neophyte is in an awkward position when everyone has taken a pass on your work and your ...   Sat May 24th, 2008 06:03 pm

Take the Stage > Survey: Writers' Songs (6 replies - 9204 views)

The Letter - The Boxtops Dear Diary - Moody Blues Watching and Waiting -  Moody Blues Return to Sender - Elvis Helplessly Hoping - Crosby Stills & Nash What a Fool ...   Wed May 14th, 2008 06:29 am

Question & Answer > I need your help (11 replies - 13884 views)

Two of my favorites headlines: "Hooker girl named Pork Queen" (As in Hooker, OK.)      "Free Beast Exams Given." ...   Sun Apr 20th, 2008 07:09 pm

Take the Stage > Plays that go flat. (9 replies - 11033 views)

Clarity, relationships, and lapses in logic reminded me of a critique I once received from one of the small publishers whose plays are primarily intended for schools. The ...   Sun Apr 20th, 2008 06:23 pm

Take the Stage > Plays that go flat. (9 replies - 11033 views)

Arguably, every play should make us think (even if minimally.) As a director and writer of high school plays, I tend to shy away from ...   Sun Apr 20th, 2008 01:48 am

Success Stories > Meriwether Monologue Collection (7 replies - 16734 views)

Shirley: To whom and where did you send your monologues? M ...   Sat Apr 12th, 2008 04:49 pm

Question & Answer > Royalty split (13 replies - 23637 views)

Edd: I appreciate the passion with which you responed; your points, as those of Proboscisbunny, point to an issue I daresay a lot of writers on this forum ...   Sat Apr 12th, 2008 04:43 pm

Question & Answer > Royalty split (13 replies - 23637 views)

If a publisher offers 60/40 on royalties. Is the first number their percentage, or yours? ...   Sat Apr 12th, 2008 12:31 am

Question & Answer > Rights returned to author (1 reply - 4415 views)

When a publisher feels he has gotten all he can out of your play and returns the rights to you, what is the conventional thinking ...   Mon Apr 7th, 2008 05:02 am

Question & Answer > Republishing Question (1 reply - 3991 views)

  Has anyone had any experience with a play being reassigned to them after a publisher no longer wants to offer the work? If so, what ...   Wed Oct 31st, 2007 02:57 am

Announcements > Publication announcement (17 replies - 21457 views)

Congrats to all who have published with Playscripts. As one who has not, I can't get a handle on what they're looking for. Where are ...   Wed May 9th, 2007 11:44 pm

Announcements > The LeBonte' Sisters (3 replies - 6009 views)

My mystery-comedy THE LeBONTE' SISTERS has just been picked up by Contemporary Drama Service. ...   Wed Feb 7th, 2007 05:55 am

Question & Answer > (15 replies - 18579 views)

It's hard to get a handle on what these folks want. ...   Mon Jan 22nd, 2007 12:37 am

Take the Stage > Online submissions (5 replies - 8147 views)

Hats off to those publishers accepting online submissions. It would be nice if all got on board. For those of us whose royalties amount to ...   Sun Jan 21st, 2007 10:04 pm

Announcements > Short & Sweet (9 replies - 12299 views)

I made it to the final round of cuts, but I was kept in the information loop the entire time. ...   Sun Jan 21st, 2007 09:40 pm

Announcements > Sarah Sydney Takes Hollywood by Storm (0 replies - 3274 views)

I am pleased to report my two act comedy Sarah Sydney Takes Hollywood by Storm has just been picked up by Eldridge. ...   Sat Jan 20th, 2007 04:50 pm

Question & Answer > Baker's Question (3 replies - 6011 views)

Since posting, I received a courteous response from Baker's informing me that every effort is being made to resolve issues. ...   Tue Jan 2nd, 2007 05:28 am

Question & Answer > Baker's Question (3 replies - 6011 views)

Is Baker's actually responding to submissions? I'm still waiting to hear something, anything on a submission from August 05. Any insights on dealing with these ...   Mon Dec 18th, 2006 05:14 pm

Announcements > Accounts Receivable (1 reply - 4376 views)

My dark little drama Accounts Receivable premiered on a bill of 11 short plays over the weekend at the Old Town Playhouse in Kenai, Alaska. ...   Tue Oct 3rd, 2006 03:00 am

Announcements > Received A Contract Today... (4 replies - 6499 views)

Had similar situation. Playscripts took approximately six weeks to respond. ...   Tue Sep 26th, 2006 04:26 am

Announcements > Dinner at Eight, Dead by Nine (5 replies - 10757 views)

Contemporary Drama Service has just published my real time dinner theatre mystery, Dinner at Eight, Dead by Nine. For the first time I am able ...   Fri Sep 15th, 2006 05:34 am

Question & Answer > exposition ploys (12 replies - 15309 views)

Imparting exposition is less about methods and devices than the skillful use of language. I have no objection to getting essential information by way of ...   Fri Aug 11th, 2006 10:18 pm

2021 - Opportunities for Playwrights - 2021 > Short & Sweet entries close July 31st (59 replies - 69232 views)

That's why "Theatricality" is one of our five key criteria. Tell me a little more about your concept of "theatricality.' I know what TV/Movies look ...   Thu Jul 20th, 2006 05:01 am

Question & Answer > Bakers question (1 reply - 5035 views)

Does anyone have recent publishing experience with Bakers? On occasion I receive a card informing me of the receipt of a submission, but then I ...   Wed Jul 12th, 2006 05:16 pm

Question & Answer > Marketing, "the binge" (3 replies - 6932 views)

Could you describe the flyer process a little more. What do they look like? What information do you think is essential? Do you send the ...   Tue Jun 27th, 2006 05:33 pm

Question & Answer > Phantom productions (8 replies - 12159 views)

To date I have five plays published. My first play, AND THEN THERE WAS ONE, has been my most successful play with productions both in ...   Thu Jun 22nd, 2006 06:20 pm

Announcements > Killer Reviews (3 replies - 6739 views)

Finally, after following the forum for a year, I am able to report a publication. Killer Reviews, my one-act dinner theatre murder mystery was just ...   Sat Jun 17th, 2006 05:51 pm

Announcements > Publication announcement (17 replies - 21457 views)

Eleven? That's miraculous. ...   Fri Jun 9th, 2006 09:26 pm

Work-in-Progress > Survey (17 replies - 23857 views)

Plenty of productions, but none professionally. In fact, I've yet to see a production of one of my own plays directed by someone other than ...   Fri Jun 9th, 2006 09:19 pm

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