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Performing Rights


This page deals only with rights to perform my plays on stage or as teaching aids. For the rights to publish my fiction or produce my plays in any other format (audio, visual, live, recorded, film, online etc) contact me.


With the exception of The Report (see below), extracts of up to 500 words from each play may be used in auditions or drama courses for no fee. Otherwise, worldwide performing rights are available as follows. Access scripts here.


Commercial Productions
where cast and crew receive at least the legal minimum wage in the country where the production takes place

The Satyricon / Volpone
sale of 3 scripts plus 75 per performance or 5% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater


Casanova Dreaming
sale of 3 scripts, plus 50 per performance or 5% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater


Angel / Death on the Lido / Now We Are Pope / Sunset
sale of 1 script (not applicable to Sunset) , plus 50 per performance or 5% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater


The Report
25 per performance



Community / Amateur Productions
where cast and crew receive either no wage or profit share less than the legal minimum wage in the country where the production takes place

The Satyricon / Volpone
sale of 3 scripts plus 50 per performance or 3% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater


Casanova Dreaming
sale of 3 scripts plus 35 per performance or 3% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater


Angel / Death on the Lido / Now We Are Pope / Sunset
sale of scripts (not applicable to Sunset), plus 25 per performance or 3% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater


The Report
10 per performance



Drama Colleges / Courses

Teaching
no charge for use of extracts / scenes in classes which are only observed by the course leader and students (but see The Report below)


Performance
for productions of complete plays where the audience consists of other students and / or the public


all plays, except The Report
sale of 1 script, plus 30 per performance


The Report
For all use - including auditions / study / rehearsals / performance of extracts or complete play, individually, in classes or in performances restricted to college members and their family - 10 per course per academic year; download script


Sale of scripts


Sale of published scripts should be confirmed either through purchase from Arbery Books, or, where bought from other sources, by sending a picture of the relevant number of copies when applying for performing rights. This does not apply to plays available only in pdf.


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