Choosing a script may be the easiest and hardest step when putting on a show. Everyone has their own individual tastes and interests. Some things you might want to ask yourself when choosing a play are:
- What are you interested in telling or showing an audience?
- Is there a specific playwright or artistic style you are interested in?
- Is the script any good?
Michael Maggio Directing Fellow Anna Bahow talks about her interest in theater and what she is looking for in a production.
Anna Bahow, Directing Fellow: What Are You Looking For In A Script?
After deciding what play you would like to work on, you will then need to obtain the rights to perform the show: