Production Manager’s Toolkit: Successful Production Management in Theatre and Performing Arts


SKU: 9780367406363
Author: Gillett, Cary Sheehan, Jay
Publication Date: 03/14/2023
Publisher: Routledge
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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The Production Manager’s Toolkit Second Edition offers an up-to-date, comprehensive introduction to a theatrical and special event production career for new and aspiring professionals, given by expert voices in the field.

The book discusses management techniques, communication skills, and relationship building tactics to become effective and successful production managers. With a focus on management theory, top production managers provide insights into budgeting, scheduling, meetings, hiring, maintaining safety, and more. Through interviews and case studies, production management techniques are explored throughout various entertainment genres including theatre, dance, opera, music, and special events. The second edition includes all new case studies, new chapters, and updated content throughout, showcasing a continued progressive approach to the job and the field.

Filled with references, tools, templates, and checklists, The Production Manager’s Toolkit is an invaluable resource for students of Production Management, Events Management, and Stage Management courses, as well as new and aspiring professionals.

The book includes access to a companion website featuring downloadable paperwork and links to other useful resources such as unions, venues, and vendors. (