Publicity by Word of Mouth

The single most effective tool that helped my one-woman show throughout its journey from stage to bigger stage to film, etc. has been Word of Mouth. You can publicize until you’re flat broke, take out ads, mail out a jillion flyers, email the planet, but in my experience nothing worked better than People Other Than Me telling their friends, “Dude, seriously, you gotta see this show.” Continue reading

Self-Producing I: Overview – Challenges

Having a run of your show at a theater may seem like the holy grail of solo-performing. Your name on the marquis, a fancy poster, a regular schedule of performances to which everyone can come. Reveiws! Packed houses! Recognition! Yes, self-producing a theater run of your one-person show can be phat satisfying Continue reading