A Broadway insider's advice for successfully staging a performance.

Stewart F. Lane
A multiple Tony Award-winning producer, Stewart F. Lane's credits include more than twenty Broadway shows and numerous others in London, Ireland, and the U.S. In addition to producing, he is the co-owner and operator of the Palace Theater in New York City. He has also written two plays, In the Wings and If It Was Easy, as well as a musical based on the music of John Denver, A Moment in Time. He also served for eleven years on the Board of Governors for the League of American Theatres and Producers. Stewart lives in New York City with his wife Bonnie and five children, Eliana, Harlyn, Leah, Leonard, and Franklin.

What Theater professionals are saying about:

Let's Put On a Show!

“If anyone can teach you how to put on a show, it’s Stewart F. Lane. He’s got 3 Tony’s Awards, so he knows what he’s talking about. If you want to be in theater, you need to buy this book.”

Joe Franklin
Legendary Radio and TV host

"One part George Abbott, one part, Damon Runyon, and a thousand parts practical enthusiast, Stewart F. Lane has crafted an inspiring tale, as entertaining as many shows, and as cautionary as many a Chapter Eleven filing."

Glenn Young
Founder, Applause Books

Packed with information that’s not just useful but crucial to your production’s success and sprinkled throughout with entertaining and encouraging stories from Lane’s own Broadway experience, Let’s Put On a Show! will be the helper you’ll turn to again as you make your next show your best one.

Let’s Put On a Show! is a one-stop, reader-friendly handbook for anyone producing a play or musical. Renowned Broadway producer and three-time Tony Award-winner Stewart Lane guides you through the entire process from idea to ovation, with ways to keep everyone involved working together and solutions to those little -- and not so little -- problems that occur in every show.

Let’s Put On a Show! gives novice and first-time theatre producers at all levels, but especially in community and regional theatre, a Broadway insider’s advice for successfully staging a performance -- even when you don’t have a big Broadway budget. Lane offers how-tos on the fundamentals of every aspect of production, including:

selecting a show
finding a theatre space
putting together your creative team
holding auditions and making casting decisions
scheduling rehearsals
promoting the showhandling all of the basic elements of bringing a production from the page to the stage.
handling all of the basic elements

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