Reviews (Books, Media and Tools)
VSM Offers Powerful, Simple Virtual Stage Management
A review of Virtual Stage Manager, which offers powerful and simple virtual stage Management via the World Wide Web.
With its fascinating histories of all the great operas, musicals, revues, showcases, and more, as well as easy-reference listings of works by composer, pronunciation guide, and index, 'Blumenfeld's Dictionary of Musical Theatre' is a definite must for musical theatre professionals, aficionados, and those who love them.
Web-based Stage Management with VirtualCallboard
VirtualCallboard is a useful online tool for stage and production managers, created especially for use by theatre groups.
Scene Partner Helps Performers Get Off Book
The Scene Partner app helps actors, writers and others to learn their lines more quickly and easily.
Book Review: The Entertainment Sourcebook 2011-2012
A review of The Entertainment Sourcebook 2011-2012, an invaluable performing arts reference.
The free new enhanced eBook, 'Grimm: The Essential Guide,' is now available on Apple's iBookstore in iTunes for iPad, and the non-enhanced edition will soon be available on Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet.
The Top Apps for Stage Tech
A look at some helpful and even essential apps for use in theatre tech and performing arts production.
Stage Write Review: Making Life Easier for Stage Techs
One terrific new app that takes full advantage of the iPad platform for stage techs and creatives is Stage Write, which enables any stage manager, director or choreographer to use an iPad in order to block and choreograph onstage in real-time, and then document that process in one seamless app.
Top 10 Box Office Software Solutions
Whether your performances take place in a cozy 130-seat space or a venue of thousands, Box Office and ticketing software products can be a huge asset to performing arts organizations these days. The best can transform your business, increase ticket sales and help you to reach more audiences than ever. But how to choose? Here’s a quick look at...