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maglite

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prompt book
« on: Nov 21, 2006, 03:23 pm »
Who gets the prompt book at the end of a run.  The director asked for it and so did the producer.  Who does it belong to?

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Re: prompt book
« Reply #1 on: Nov 21, 2006, 04:20 pm »
In an AEA setting, the prompt book typically stays with the producer, but I don't know of any rules that would prevent you (or the producer) from also giving the director a copy.

We have another thread on a similar topic that you may want to look at: 
http://smnetwork.org/forum/index.php/topic,987.0.html
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Re: prompt book
« Reply #2 on: Nov 21, 2006, 07:03 pm »
I quote Matt Shiner (if I may) from a previous thread:

"As far as a director asking for a prompt book, I would ask them to ask the production management for a copy.  I would not give it out."

I completely agree.  It is up to the Producer/Theatre to decide who gets a record of the production.

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