FAQs

How can I read a perusal script?

Just fill out a Perusal Request Form (found under each show page) and we’ll take care of the rest.

 

How do I apply for a license?

Simple. Fill out our Licensing Application, which can be found under each specific show page.

 

What are the fees for producing a musical?

Fees are based on a variety of factors specific to your production. Fill out a Licensing Application and we’ll get back to you with a quote lickety-split.

 

What materials are included in the production materials package for a show?

The specific materials included in the production materials are dependent on the specific show. For more information, visit the show’s page.

 

How long does it take to find out if I will have the rights to perform a show?

We aim to get back to you within 10 business days.

 

How quickly will I receive my production materials?

If your order is paid in full, materials will be shipped immediately.

 

Can I pay with a credit card?

Yes, you can pay the fees associated with your license agreement by credit card.

 

Do we always need a performance license even if we are not charging admission?

Yes. As copyrighted works, every musical represented by BROADWAY LICENSING requires a performance license agreement each and every time it is presented whether admission is being charged or not or if the show is a remounting of a previous production.

 

Can I change or cut language in the script?

In order to change or remove any language, you must receive prior permission from Broadway Licensing. If you cannot perform the musical without such changes, you should not hold auditions until such permissions have been granted. Please send an email to [email protected] with the details of the changes you are interested in making. We will respond as quickly as possible.

 

Do I have to return the production materials at the end of my production?

Nope. We do not require you to ship the materials back to us. Please recycle.

 

Where can I find a copy of your company’s W9?

You can download it here.

 

Which websites can I use to stream my production?

Currently, the only approved platform to stream Broadway Licensing shows is ShowShare by Broadway on Demand, powered by Stellar Tickets.

For more information, click HERE.

 

What is ShowShare?

ShowShare is Broadway On Demand’s streaming platform, powered by Stellar. Utilizing top-of-the-line security features, ShowShare provides high-quality streaming for amateur and professional productions. For more information click HERE.

 

How do I order ShowShare?

When you are submitting your licensing request for a show with streaming rights available, answer the questions in the Streaming Rights portion of the application and select Streaming + Archival Video License in the Production Resources section. Your licensing rep may reach out to you with further questions regarding your streaming plans.

 

Which shows have streaming rights available?

For the current list of shows with streaming rights available, click HERE.

This list is being updated regularly, so check back for added titles.

 

What do I do if I want to stream a show and it is not listed as having the streaming rights available?

If you want to stream a show that is not listed as having streaming rights available, please feel free to reach out to your licensing representative or email us at [email protected] with your request. Please be as detailed as possible regarding your streaming plans as we will be checking with the rights-holders.

As soon as we have additional information, we will let you know.

 

How much does ShowShare cost?

The price for Streaming + Archival Video License for musicals is $150 and it includes rights for both streaming and archival video.

For Professional Theatres: Prices vary depending on your production plans. Please speak with your professional licensing representative for more details.

 

What do I get when I purchase ShowShare?

When you purchase ShowShare with a Broadway Licensing title you get a streaming licensing rider, which gives you the rights to stream your production on Stellar and you get the platform to stream your production.

For schools, you also receive the archival video license which allows you to keep a recording for archival purposes.

 

If I purchase ShowShare do I still have to license the performance rights?

Yes. You will need to license as many performances as you plan to stream and pay the applicable royalty fees for those performances.

 

Can I sell tickets using ShowShare?

Yes. ShowShare is pay-per-view streaming so you will absolutely be able to sell tickets to your audience.

 

How much are the ticket/pay-per-view prices?

You determine your own base ticket fees.

 

Can I sell my pay-per-view tickets through another ticketing partner?

You may sell tickets through a different third-party ticketing platform.

 

What technology do my viewers need in order to view my streamed production?

Desktop or Laptop Browser: Stellar streams work on most browsers on both Mac and PC computers. We recommend the latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari for the best viewing experience. To view the stream using your web browser:
  1. Visit “Your Tickets” on the top menu bar on the Stellar website or by visiting https://www.stellartickets.com/wallet
  2. If prompted, log in to the Stellar website using the same email address as your ticket was purchased under or issued to.
  3. Find the event you are ready to stream in Your Tickets and click on it.
  4. Click the purple “Enter Livestream Button” to enter the stream. This button automatically becomes active roughly one hour before the show begins.
Mobile Browser: Viewing on a mobile browser works the same as viewing on a desktop browser. To view the stream using your mobile web browser:
  1. Visit “Your Tickets” in the top hamburger menu on the Stellar website or by visiting https://www.stellartickets.com/wallet
  2. If prompted, log in to the Stellar website using the same email address as your ticket was purchased under or issued to.
  3. Find the event you are ready to stream in Your Tickets and click on it.
  4. Click the purple “Enter Livestream Button” to enter the stream. This button automatically becomes active roughly one hour before the show begins.
For more ways to watch the stream visit the article below: What devices can I use to watch events on Stellar?
 

I have many more questions. Where can I get answers?

Streaming theatre is new and we understand you may have more questions. More information can be found on Broadway On Demand HERE or by contacting [email protected].