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Deirdre Lovejoy’s (and Tom Hanks’) opening night and more from Marcia
Marcia and daughter Deirdre Lovejoy in New York in April
Recorded before this week’s Tony Awards, this episode features Marcia telling us all about the opening of Tony-nominated “Lucky Guy” with Tom Hanks and daughter Deirdre Lovejoy, plus the revival of “Pippin” and more fun in the Big Apple. Marcia tells it so well.
Congratulations to Deirdre on such a successful run of this play. She’s chronicled a lot of the experience on her LuckyGirlBlog.
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Entertainment attorney Gordon Firemark shares insights about music licensing and more. Community theatres often use recorded music as part of pre-show or intermission, and sometimes within productions. All uses of recorded, copyrighted music require some kind of licensing — a fact that somehow gets “forgotten” by many producers. The way in which a particular piece of music is used makes a difference as to what the licensing (and licensing costs) will be. And it can get complicated. . . . → Read More: Demystifying music licensing for theatre
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Festival founder Jessica Hardy tells us all about this unique comedy event
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Now in its third year, the Chicago Comedy Film Festival encourages and rewards independent comedy film-makers and gives them a venue in Chicago. A few years ago, filmmaker, actress, Second City alum and improv teacher Jessica Hardy and her husband Brent Kado were making comedy “mockumentaries” and discovered that there was no Chicago-based venue for them and other comedy filmmakers to show off their work. So they decided to launch their own . . . → Read More: Chicago Comedy Film Festival