ANY COMMUNITY CAN HOST THE PLAY: INDIVIDUALS, COMMUNITY THEATER GROUPS, OR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. TYPICALLY PERFORMANCES AREPRESENTED IN A THEATER OR COMMUNITY RENTAL SPACE. BOLD EVENTS CAN BE PRODUCED UP TO 6 TIMES PER CALENDAR YEAR. THERE IS A SMALL LICENSING FEE TO PRODUCE THE PLAY. WE ASK THAT YOU ABIDE BY OUR REQUIREMENTS BELOW.
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You must register for the rights to host a performance of the play EVERY year.
There is a $250 licensing fee per year. Performances can happen any time of the year, but you may only perform the play 6 times in one calendar year.
We require an active email address for every BOLD organizer.
Every production must have at least one performance with an organized BOLD Talkback (Q&A session). We encourage you to do it for every performance. This play leaves people eager to talk about local childbirth issues.
YOU CAN REGISTER BY SCROLLING DOWN TO THE REGISTRATION FORM.
Organizers & all supporting teams should NOT be paid. (Union technical staff contracted by venue are the only exceptions.)
Keep production costs down. No more than 25% of your money raised can go to production costs.
You must choose an organization or group working to improve childbirth. Ideally choose a local organization. No for profit companies.
Mention your beneficiary in your activities, outreach and publicity.
Use ONLY the version of the script for the year of your performance. NO books or previous scripts are authorized.
No edits are allowed to any of the word of the play unless they are approved for cultural reasons.
No additions to the script is allowed.
You may not reproduce the script for any purpose other than your BOLD production.
A minimum of 8 people in any performance. No maximum. Many characters play multiple roles so the play can be done with just 8 people.
Strive for diversity.
You must use your the title, Birth, a play by Karen Brody in all your communication materials.
You must adhere to the marketing guidelines provided on the BOLD organizer manual.
No excerpt performances of the playfor promotional purposes or otherwise unless approved by BOLD.
Your official event name is: BOLD [your location]. All websites, Facebook page and other media created must refer to you by this name.
You may film the play and provide a copy (at no charge beyond cost) for the cast and crew.
You may not distribute any portion of the play for sale or otherwise beyond 3-5 minute publicity clips.
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