Full Billing


Story by Paul Gordon, John Caird, and Sam Caird with grateful thanks to Charles Dickens


You must give the authors/creators billing credits, as specified in the Production Contract, in a conspicuous manner on the first page of credits in all programs and on houseboards, displays and in all other advertising announcements of any kind.
Percentages listed indicate required type size in relation to title size.
You agree to bill the Play and the Authors in all programs, houseboards, displays and in all advertising and all paid publicity, in the following manner:
Book by
John Caird & Paul Gordon
Music and Lyrics by
Paul Gordon
Story by John Caird, Sam Caird and Paul Gordon
The credits for the Author shall appear whenever and wherever the title of the Play appears on a separate line immediately following the title of the Play and in a size not less than 50% of the size of the largest letter of the title of the Play. No one but producers, prior presenters of the Play and stars of the Play may receive billing above the title, and no one except stars receiving billing above the title may receive larger or more prominent billing than that afforded the Author.
The following credits shall appear on the title page for all programs of the Play utilizing the original orchestrations of the Play, in first position of the credits for the music staff:
Orchestrations by Brad Haak, Conor Keelan and Paul Gordon
ADDITIONAL TITLE PAGE BILLING: The following credit shall appear on the title page for all programs of the Play:
Originally Developed by Rubicon Theatre Company, Ventura, California
Developed in part at Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
SHORTENED BILLING: In advertisements of 1/4 page size or less, where only the title of the Play, performance dates and venue are provided, the following “shortened billing” is permissible:
Copyright Notices:
Book copyright © 2020 John Caird and Paul Gordon
Music and lyrics © 2020 Paul Gordon. Paul Gordon Music (ASCAP)

Video Warning

If you purchase a separate license to allow non-commercial video recording of this production, you must print the following in your program. ANY VIDEO RECORDING MADE OF THIS PERFORMANCE IS AUTHORIZED FOR PERSONAL, AT-HOME, NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. THE SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH RECORDING IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED UNDER FEDERAL COPYRIGHT LAW. If you do not purchase the separate license for video recording, you must print the following in your program. The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited