The Complete Idiot's Guide
To Amateur Theatricals

By John Kenrick

"If you're planning to produce a play or musical on the non-professional level, you should definitely check out John Kenrick's The Complete Idiot's Guide to Amateur Theatricals. Kenrick thoroughly covers such topics as "Great Shows for Beginners," "Facilities," "Financial Realities," "Auditions and Casting," "Basic Stagecraft," and "Selecting Production Staff" in a highly informative, entertaining way."
- Michael Portantiere,

So you want to put on a show? In this book, theatre lovers, drama teachers and community groups can learn about picking the right show, licensing, casting, and budgeting; organizing a production schedule; costumes, makeup, staging, lighting, music, tickets, fundraising, programs, cast parties . . . and more!

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How three creative people have kept amateur theatre alive and thriving in their communities despite a variety of challenges:

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