Spiegel Takes Full Ownership of Theatrical Rights Worldwide

Musical theatre licensor Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW), founded by President & CEO Steve Spiegel in 2006, announces Spiegel’s acquisition of full ownership of the company. The venture was initially a partnership between Spiegel and Northwater Capital, an international IP fund based in Toronto. Spiegel spoke briefly from TRW’s New York City offices as the deal… Read more »

Video Sells Tickets: CINEVATIVE Delivers Broadway Quality Ads, Branded with Your Production Info!

When it’s all said and sung, selling tickets is a top priority for all theatre organizations. Cutting-edge marketing that really works to sell your show relies on top-quality video promos for social networks, your website and broadcast. When you post a high quality video on your website and Facebook, Twitter, et al…you get results. Video… Read more »

Unforgettable Moments from the 2014 EdTA HS Thespian Festival: True Connections

One of our biggest and best opportunities to meet our customers happens at the end of June each year in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Educational Theatre Association’s (EdTA) International Thespian Festival is held in this lovely and welcoming city each summer on the campus of the University of Nebraska. This year, nearly 4000 Thespians and their directors… Read more »

Tips, Tools & Tricks from Three Spamalot Directors That’ll Put the Python in Your Production

Getting in the driver’s seat for a production of Monty Python’s Spamalot, the Eric Idle and John Du Prez penned Tony Award-winning Best Musical, is a true opportunity to give your cast, crew and audiences the theatre experience of a lifetime. Since launching the wide-release of Spamalot over a year ago, there have been hundreds… Read more »

The JJ Project: “It is about how one boy’s hope and courage can inspire the community.”

The JJ Project We’re asking our family of customers to join us in this brilliant project…and it won’t cost you a penny. (Just a little love!) The TRW Partnership Team is Theatrical Rights Worldwide’s community outreach organization. Created in 2009, the Partnership Team’s mission calls for planting seeds in schools and theatre companies to grow… Read more »

ROCS is Here! The Next Generation of Rehearsal and Performance Accompaniment Products from TRW

Now, you can virtually send your music director home with each and every member of your cast! Show|Ready™ allows you to play a customizable rehearsal track of your show, complete with individual vocal parts, on a Mac, PC, or iOS device. With an intuitive interface, Show|Ready™ gives you complete control over which parts you hear,… Read more »

RING OF FIRE Brings Cash and His Music Back to Life: “What it really is, is great theater with music. Or music with great theater…”

NEWLY REALIZED SHOW SHINES IN MILWAUKEE REP PRODUCTION TRW’s Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash has had a remarkable journey from Broadway to theaters across the world. Now the show is getting a hot new re-conception by original ROF creator Richard Maltby, Jr., at the Milwaukee Rep, now playing at the Stackner Cabaret,… Read more »

Molly Shannon’s TILLY THE TRICKSTER: New TYA Musical in Development from TRW!

Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) is the home to a brilliant collection of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) musicals including, How I Became a Pirate, Pinkalicious the Musical, No Dogs Allowed!, Awesome Allie: First Kid Astronaut, StinkyKids THE MUSICAL,Wanda’s World, Holding the Torch for Liberty, Nora’s Ark, Anne of Green Gables, Sleepy Hollow a musical tale, and The… Read more »

Changes? Just Ask!

Dear TRW theatre family, The majority of the musicals in our catalogue were written for the Broadway stage, to be performed by professional actors in front of audiences expecting and accepting of a heightened level of language, nuance, subject matter and presentation. In essence, the Broadway production is a “destination experience” for those who attend…. Read more »