Zach Halliwell

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The next generation is finding new places to do theater. | | The Producer's Perspective

Site specific and environmental theater has always been a “thing.” (I was one of the few that got to see Jonathan “<i>Rent</i>” Larson’s site specific <i>JP</i> …

Broadway’s fight with the FCC. | | The Producer's Perspective

There’s a battle being waged right above our heads on the ol’ Broadway.<p>And it’s invisible.<p>For years, the Broadway League has been mixing it up with …

Do stage actors mumble too much?

It's been a few weeks since actor Imogen Stubbs complained about actors who mumble. Since then I've been listening hard, and I'm not entirely convinced that Stubbs and Rada's Edward Kemp are right when they say modern actors are inaudible. Sometimes the spaces they work in have less satisfactory …

Does digital technology help theatre – or hinder it?

Technology can be a wonderful thing, surprising audiences and creating new ways of experiencing theatre. But you wouldn't know it from this year's Edinburgh international festival<p>I'm seriously beginning to wonder whether the Edinburgh international festival has yet to experience that new-fangled …

Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2014 Lineup Announced

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2014 Out of the Loop …

Theatres struggle with ticket resale at inflated prices

<b>Theatres say there is little they can do to stop the practice of tickets being sold at vastly inflated rates on the secondary market.</b><p>The problem affects most of the UK's biggest venues, including theatres that are subsidised by the state.<p>At the time of writing, one website was offering two tickets …

For 44 D.C. area theater companies, new plays by women will take center stage in fall of 2015

By Peter Marks<p>Forty-four Washington theater companies announced Thursday that each will produce a world-premiere play by a female dramatist in the fall of 2015, one of the more audacious and ambitious responses by an American city to the gender gap in high-profile jobs in the arts.<p>The Women’s …

Angela Lansbury praises UK actor training compared to US

Angela Lansbury has paid tribute to the “wonderful” and “complete” training that actors receive in the UK, compared to that which is provided in the …

An Unexpected Tool of Great Leaders: Art

Startup veterans argue founders need to wrap their minds around human motivation and group dynamics. Neuroscientists have an easy suggestion of how to accomplish this.<p>Many entrepreneurs start their own thing in part because they want to escape the politics of bigger organizations. Their small …

Focus on Culture (SSIR)

If we want to make innovation and sustainability accessible and commonplace throughout the nonprofit sector, it is time that we get serious and …

Creating a Culture of Unconditional Love

During my first decade working in the Buenos Aires office of Egon Zehnder in the late 1990s, our Argentine executive search practice soared, recording the highest per capita financial performance in the whole firm for five consecutive years. But we all know what happened in 2001. By the end of the …

Cause Marketing: It’s All About Planning & Relationships

<i>Originally posted by me at… Champions for Kids</i><p>Cause marketing in the digital age has never been easier (or harder). In one sense, there are a …

The Five Superpowers of Marketing

Customers are more connected and empowered than ever before. If you want to win their hearts and minds, you have to master the latest technology, assimilate vast quantities of data, engage and delight your customers, and deliver products and services that surpass expectations. Plus you have to …

Marketing

The Five Mistakes Donors Make (and How to Fix Them)

By many measures, Americans are among the most generous people in the world, giving about $300 billion to charities every year to help those who are less fortunate or to otherwise make the world a better place. Unfortunately, all that generosity does not have the world-improving impact that it …

A Negative Mind Will Never Give You A Positive Life

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

Have We Finally Found the “Lost” Shakespeare?

When William Shakespeare’s friends and fellow actors and authors published his collected plays in 1623, 7 years after the Bard shuffled off this …

Get an Eerie First Look at Broadway’s Murderous Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall

Stenographer-turned-murderer Ruth Snyder is resurrected on Broadway in the haunting drama <i>Machinal</i>, a 1928 play by Sophie Treadwell inspired by …

The Weir playwright Conor McPherson on the art of acting | London Evening Standard

The power of the charm is undeniable. We pay good money to be swept away by it and I have spent my working life engaged in the manipulation of it. As …

More on what really annoys your donors

My blog post What <i>really</i> bugs your donors? has gotten <b>a lot of traffic</b>.<p>I've received <i>over</i> 100 responses between the question on LinkedIn, the comments …

9 Web Marketing Tools You’ve Never Used

There are thousands of tools available to web marketers, many of which are so popular, you’re probably using them already. So rather than rounding up …

Social Media

4 Tips to Turn Website Click Data into Next Steps for Nonprofits

Nonprofits are focusing more and more on increasing email click-throughs and rightfully so. More click-throughs lead to more donations, and clicks …

How one nonprofit dominated their giving day

<b>Target audience:</b> Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, fund-raising professionals.<p>JDLasica and I had the honor of …

How To Write A Mission Statement

By definition a mission statement is the official line on the aims and objectives of your organisation. Academic papers have been written about how …

Top 6 Non Profit Marketing Blogs You Should Be Reading

Top 6? Why not top 5? Well, I like to shake things up around here. Keep it fresh and original. And also, if we’re being honest, I couldn’t stick to …