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Call Number: UCF Rosen General Collection -- PN2053 .B45 2017
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Broadway General Manager is a fascinating, insightful, and entertaining glimpse into the normally closed world of theatrical general management. Penned by veteran Broadway insider Peter Bogyo, readers will gain an appreciation and understanding of what the business half of show business is all about. For the first time ever, gain backstage access to the fast-paced and glamorous world of Broadway. Broadway General Manager is an invaluable resource that examines actual production and operating budgets for a Broadway show and shares contracts for award-winning actors, directors, and designers, all of which are analyzed extensively. Also included are in-depth discussions on such topics as: How to get started as a general manager -- Negotiating contracts -- How the producing entity functions -- Programming the box office -- The issues related to hiring employees -- Binding insurance -- Financial overview -- Maintaining the run of a show -- What to do when sales start to slump -- Closing a show
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2053.S332 2012
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"The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that display step-by-step procedures and the finished product. This second edition offers even more in-demand information on stage management, drawing and drafting (both by hand and CAD), lighting fixtures, and special effects."
Production Stage Management for Broadway: from idea to opening night & beyond by Peter Lawrence
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PN2085.L39 2015
Contents: The Idea of Stage Managing -- The Cast of Characters -- Getting the Job -- Pre-Production -- Production Meetings -- Choosing Your Stage Management Team -- Before Rehearsals Begin -- Rehearsals -- Technical Rehearsals -- The Calling Script -- Previews -- Opening Night & the Critics -- Running a Show -- Production Stage Management Tips -- My Curtain Speech
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2091.S8S763 2018
"This book explains and provides templates for organizing and managing a prop shop, from pre-production organization to production processes, budgeting, and collaborations with other production areas. It explores how to plan, organize, and maintain a prop shop for safe and efficient production work."
Stage Management: the essential handbook by Gail Pallin
Call Number: UCF Rosen General Collection -- PN2085.P23 2010
Team dynamics and roles -- The production process -- The preparation period -- The rehearsal period -- Props management -- Pre-production week -- Production week -- The run -- Management techniques -- Health and safety -- Theatre unions -- The job market -- Case studies -- Creativity in stage management -- Information and communication technology in stage management -- Further reading -- Templates
A Survival Guide for Stage Managers: a practical step-by-step handbook to stage management by Mary Ellen Allison
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PN2085.A44 2011
"Are you about to stage manage your first show and have no idea where to start? This book offers simplified guidelines for a complicated job and gives a step-by-step process for organizing auditions, rehearsals, the technical aspects, and performances."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HF5416.5 2008
SAGE Business Cases -- How much should tickets to Saturday night's show cost? Theatres weigh a number of concerns when deciding how to set admission prices. This study explains the complex considerations that theatres need to factor in when arriving at their admission fees.