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Form of Underlying Rights for Musicals

Form of an option agreement used for an author to obtain the basic right to adapt a work as a musical from an existing work in which a second author holds copyright. This form only deals with the acquisition of the option to adapt a copyrighted work and hold a staged reading. It does not guarantee the...
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Premiere Production - National

This agreement is not intended to be used at the LORT, Off-Broadway or Broadway levels. Form of small theatre contract for theatres presenting professional, premiere productions. Also see PREMIERE...
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Premiere Production Contract - NY/LA

This agreement is not intended to be used at the LORT, Off-Broadway or Broadway levels. Form of small theatre contract for theatres presenting professional, premiere productions in the New York or Los Angeles areas. Also see PREMIERE PRODUCTION CONTRACT: ...
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Form of Licensing Agreement

This contract is short, straightforward and not intimidating, and it is especially useful when an author and producer are looking to enter into a very simple agreement, especially for amateur and school/university productions.
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Collaboration Agreement for Plays

Form agreement for collaboration between authors writing a straight play. It is in the best interest of parties to enter into a collaboration agreement early in the creative process, to avoid potential difficulties that could arise at a later time.
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Collaboration Agreement for Musicals

Form agreement for collaboration between authors writing a musical. It is in the best interest of parties to enter into a collaboration agreement early in the creative process, to avoid potential difficulties that could arise at a later time.
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Form of Commission Agreement for Plays and Musicals

Agreement between a commissioning producer and author(s) to write and revise a play or musical. The author(s) retain(s) the sole ownership of the play and maintain(s) control over additions, changes, and modifications. This agreement covers only the writing of a new piece and the producer’s right to...