The piano vocal score is paramount and ought to be given the same attention in preparation as the script of your musical. Without a properly formatted piano vocal score, you risk losing valuable time, money, and resources.
Sam Steere, a recent recipient of a Musical Writers staged reading, shares his experience and offers tips for preparing for Pitch Night and the Academy Reading Series.
A concept album—essentially a full cast recording of your show—is a great marketing tool. Academy Member Wayne Morris shares how he created one without leaving his basement!
We’ve compiled feedback from our Academy Reading Series about what audiences, producers, and actors want to see in future new musical work.
Director Ilana Ransom Toeplitz generously shares her thoughts and experience on the process of working with writers on new musicals.
Carol de Giere and Stephen Schwartz discuss the importance (and challenge) of constructing successful opening numbers — and offer a few tips!
At some point, we all find ourselves stuck creatively. Here are several ways to help you move forward when things seem to be stalling out.
Submissions are open for the 2022 THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reality Edition, where storytellers explore how AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) can be used to help develop, rehearse and/or distribute musicals. Teams receive technology to assist in their experimentation and investigation along with access to some of the top professionals in the emerging field today.
Best practices, settings and equipment to look and sound your best during Zoom meetings or online recording.
Today’s musicals journey through time with concentrated stories and employ devices like montages, backstory, and ticking clocks to keep audiences engaged.
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