BREAKING NEWS: How your show could win a licensing deal . . . thanks to Rave and StageRights!

In case you missed it, last week we extended the deadline for submission to the Rave Theater Festival by one week!

That’s right, the final FINAL deadline to get your script submitted is this Sunday, March 8th at 11:59 PM.

Why did we extend?

Well, we wanted to get you TheaterMakers out there a chance to polish up your scripts, you perfectionists you.

But there was another, much more exciting reason.

It started last weekend at my Inner Circle weekend.  We were lucky enough to have Roger Bean, the founder and head honcho at StageRights, speak to my elite group of TheaterMakers about how to get their shows licensed.  And when Roger and I got to talking about Rave, he said, “How can I help?”  And before I could even answer he said, “What if I gave one show a licensing deal?”

He had me at licensing deal.

So he and I shook hands, and bam . . . just like that I’m thrilled to announce that one of the shows that appears at this year’s Rave WILL get published and a licensing deal at Stage Rights!  (And, yeah, even an advance!!!!)

If you don’t know StageRights and you are a TheaterMaker, you should.  They are one of the few independent licensing companies left and do a fantastic job for their Authors (and I’m proud to be one of them).

To have one of our Rave shows get a guarantee at what all Authors dream about is . . . well, a dream come true for this founder of Rave.

So, you see, we HAD to extend it by a week in order to give you a chance to not only get into Rave, but to also get published!

But you only have 6 days.  So submit today.  You never know what will happen if you do.  You could get a great NY Times review like some of our last year’s shows.  You could get optioned by a Producer like some of last year’s shows.

Or you could get licensed by StageRights . . . which will happen to one of THIS year’s shows!

Thanks again to Roger and StageRights.

And submit!


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