Where to search for plays written for virtual production:
Playscripts – originals and adaptations for online performance
Playscripts – full length plays for online performance
Project Y – plays written for Zoom
Pioneer Drama – royalty-free comedy skits written for virtual performance
TheatreFolk – plays for online performance
Here’s the Pentacle Theatre library.
Here is (nearly) everything (non artistic) that a director and team will need during the process of producing a Pentacle Theatre show.
Pentacle Theatre’s guidance
Audition information, photo-release and parent/guardian acknowledgment, must be returned to the office for every person cast in a Pentacle Theatre production. For minors, directors must ensure that a parent or guardian signs this release for any minor cast in a Pentacle Theatre production. The business office will provide copies of this form, Casting Best Practices, Minors at Pentacle Theatre in the audition packet, along with scripts, deposits, name tags and pens.
Accident & incident Report Form 2.20.19 to be completed in the event of an accident or near miss at the theater: falls, trips, bumps on the head, electrical shock, etc. anywhere on the theater grounds.
Bio Form (Google form) to be completed by the production team and members of the cast for the program.
BoardLiaison-CheatSheet 8.30.19 rev, what to expect from your board liaison.
Casting Best Practices, developed in 2017 to address community questions about casting at Pentacle Theatre.
Directors Handbook (2020) 2.06.2020, includes administrative guidance, key contacts, preshow announcement guidelines, safety guidance and ticketing policies. In development: Draft Technical Director Timeline 3.15.19, which identifies key milestones for set design and build and other technical elements of a production.
Facilities concerns reporting form, posted in the green room to let facilities maintenance coordinator know of issues with the building and grounds.
Sexual harassment statement, expresses the board’s lack of tolerance for sexual harassment and encourages the reporting of incidents of alleged harassment.
Reimbursement request, submit receipts for costumes, props and other supplies using this excel spreadsheet. PLEASE SUBMIT IN EXCEL.
Stipend Agreement, must be completed for every person receiving a stipend and returned to the office.
Thank you for protecting our investment in our sound equipment, poster to hang to advise musical casts of the costs of sound equipment.
Workplace Harassment identifies unacceptable behaviors and addresses what to do in cases of bullying or other problem behaviors at Pentacle Theatre.
Other key Pentacle Theatre policies
Guidance from the American Association of Community Theatres
Laws govern many aspects of producing a play. Please review these requirements to avoid any missteps.
Pentacle Theatre’s Script Library
Available to check out from the Pentacle Theatre Office with a refundable deposit. We have not confirmed that every script is in the theater’s physical custody.
Teamwork Projects video introduction
Pentacle Theatre’s office and technical director use Teamwork Projects to manage workflows, keep information in one place and communicate with all team members. There are two ways to use the tool, online and with an app.