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Learn more about pioneering Stagedoor app & the vision behind the company

In Broadway, Cabaret, Children's theatre, Circus, Features, Festivals, Inspiring people, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion, Plays, Quotes by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Have you already downloaded the new “IMDB for theatre app”, Stagedoor? Or maybe you’re already addicted to it and have become a shareholder via the company’s current, wildly popular crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.com? If not, we recommend you consider doing both as soon as possible!






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The IMDB of theatre has arrived: Stagedoor app raises 70% of Seedrs crowdfund target in 24 hours

In Broadway, Children's theatre, Circus, Features, Festivals, Inspiring people, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases, Special Events, Sticky, Video by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

On 20 November 2017, Stagedoor, the app dedicated to helping audiences discover great theatre, launched a £200,000 fundraising campaign open to the general public via Seedrs.com – and raised 70% of its target in the first 24 hours. As we write, the round is now at 97% – act fast if you want to be a part of a theatrical revolution!






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Get your Dirty Laundry here…

In Features, Inspiring people, Opinion by Chris GradyLeave a Comment

Two days ago Charli Whatley and Jason Bradbury launched their opportunity for friends, and film lovers to join them to help make the pilot episode of the web film neo-noir series DIRTY LAUNDRY. Described as “stylised, intelligent, full of dark and serious themes but portrayed through beautiful cinematography that will engage a huge digital audience looking for new content..think Twinpeaks, Brick, Bloodsimple and True Detective but enjoyed in 5 minute episodes, rather than stealing a week of your life.”






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3 important ‘new’ schemes for new musicals that get my full support

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Reviews by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

I’ve been thinking a lot about new musicals recently. It’s an oft-quoted adage (a la Sondheim) that musicals are rewritten rather than written. And that’s rewrites over a period usually of years, even decades. So, for the purposes of this blog, I’m defining ‘new’ musicals as ones still being actively re-written by their makers.






Crowdfunding – graft, grace and gratitude

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I was at a Phundee pitching night for potential crowdfunding projects last night. Each creative was telling us their project and seeking a free place on a development programme to lead them from idea through to campaign over 8 weeks. The ideas chosen tonight will be nurtured and supported by the Chief Exec and his team. When they burst onto the www they will be as ready as possible to attract full funding for their start-ups.






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How does ‘friend’ funding become crowdfunding?

In Features, Inspiring people, London theatre, Opinion, Regional theatre by Chris GradyLeave a Comment

I’m working with two crowdfunding campaigns as an Ambassador for Phundee, the new platform kids on the block, and advising others on the challenges they face setting out their appeal for funders. There is a problem, and I do believe there could be a solution. I am sure the owners of Playpen Productions will not […]