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 (for sale of scripts see below):
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 10 scripts plus £75 per performance or 5% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater
sale of 8 scripts, plus £50 per performance or 5% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater
Angel / Ben and Joe's / Los Feliz / Now We Are Pope / Sunset / Tadzio Speaks . . .
sale of 2 scripts, plus £50 per performance or 5% of the gross box office takings, whichever is the greater
no charge for use of extracts / scenes in classes which are only observed by the course leader and students (but see The Report below)
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 £40 per performance
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;
Sale of scripts
Sale of 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
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