Stage Writes

The Official Stage Rights Blog
Elin Hampton

Elin Hampton's full-length plays, short plays, and musicals have been produced at The Greenway Arts Alliance, The Road Theatre Company, The Hollywood Fringe Festival, InterAct, ALAP, The Hudson Backstage, New York’s The Duplex, and at the York Theatre Company amongst others. She spent many years as a television writer and producer, penning numerous shows, including "Mad About You," "Pinky and the Brain," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," and "The ...

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Erick Rockwell

We caught up with Up To You's! writer Eric Rockwell (Musical of Musicals (the Musical!)) to discuss what makes this 1970s retro-pop musical relevant to today's audiences. Q: What inspired you to create Up To You!? A: I was inspired to write Up To You! in part by all the talented students I know. I wanted to create a show that would ...

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Laura King

We are thrilled to announce that Laura King has been selected as the first recipient of the Ready to Publish Award, which will be given out annually in partnership with the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC)! At this year’s convention we heard pitches from five fantastic playwrights who were selected as finalists. Laura’s play ​Independence Day at Happy Meadows​ will receive development over the next six months in preparation ...

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The Chance to Understand

By S.G. Shade   Posted 5.2.2016   On Stage, Classical, Shakespeare, Drama, Theatre
William Shakespeare

This is a response to an Op-Ed article published by the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, April 24, 2016 by Mark O'Connor titled Perchance To Understand. The Op-Ed article can be found on the Los Angeles Times website under the title Shakespeare's Work Has Thrived for 400 Years. Here's How To Improve It. In the article, Mr. O'Connor explains the importance of translating Shakespearean plays so ...

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Broadway Up-cycled

By Joseph Napolitano   Posted 4.29.2016   Backstage, Broadway, Art, Recycling, Theatre
Broadway Up-Cycled Cover

This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance

The magic of Broadway turns guitar strings into bracelets, playbills into flowers, and trash into Tony Award-winning set designs. With roots in folk art, the use of salvaged materials deliberately raises the intrinsic and monetary value of recycled objects. It gives items a second life, and transforms the mundane into the extraordinary. Through the manipulation of forms, mass and surfaces ...

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