Theatre Law: Dramatic Production Rights & Responsibilities

CA Lawyers for the Arts | Wells Fargo Building 2140 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704 | October 25th, 2017

Theatre Law: Dramatic Production Rights & Responsibilities

What every Playwright and Theatre General Manager Needs to Know about Theatre Commission and Production Agreements 

Wed. Oct 25, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm PDT

This workshop will cover the critical issues in theatrical commission and production agreements, from the scope of production option and subsidiary rights reasonably expected on a commission, to Playwright copyright, royalties and continuing publishing and licensing interests.

  • What are the key considerations for each party to dramatic commission and production agreements.
  • What are the industry standards on royalties, subsidiary and residual rights on commission and/or premiere productions.
  • Real production rights agreement examples will be reviewed.

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