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printing actor scripts single or double sided?
« on: Aug 29, 2018, 05:22 pm »
Im working on a new play so we are printing scripts for actors. Should these be single or double sided?

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Re: printing actor scripts single or double sided?
« Reply #1 on: Aug 29, 2018, 09:15 pm »
Doing single-sided uses less paper, but doesn't leave much room for actors to make notes for themselves. Double-sided is more environmentally-friendly, but if you have script changes it's harder to do replacement pages.

I tend to think single-sided is better, especially with a play where you're going to have a lot of script changes. If I'm printing extra copies to have in the rehearsal room or backstage, I do those double-sided.

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Re: printing actor scripts single or double sided?
« Reply #2 on: Sep 05, 2018, 10:44 am »
I typically ask my cast which they prefer. I know some of them want the backside of the sheet blank for taking notes, but some are very environmentally conscious and prefer to save a few trees.
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Re: printing actor scripts single or double sided?
« Reply #3 on: Dec 06, 2018, 11:31 pm »
How about for staged readings? Is there a standard for that?

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Re: printing actor scripts single or double sided?
« Reply #4 on: Dec 09, 2018, 11:37 am »
It really depends on the show. If it's a new script, do it single sided, as rewrites will be much harder to insert if it's double sided. I'm not sure there is one single "standard," otherwise.


How about for staged readings? Is there a standard for that?
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