Full Billing

Billing

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig.

Requirements

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.
Licensee shall incorporate the following credits and comply with all size and other restrictions on the title page of all playbills and programs, and in all houseboards, displays and in all other advertising, press release and any other promotional material, except as otherwise provided below, as follows:
SHREK THE MUSICAL
(100%)
Based on the Dreamworks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig
(15%)
 
Book and Lyrics by
Music by
DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIRE
(50%)
JEANINE TESORI
(50%)
 
Originally produced on Broadway by
DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions
(45%)
 
Jason Moore (the “Broadway Director”) shall receive billing, unless waived in writing by Broadway Director, wherever the director of such production receives credit, directly above or below the other director’s credit (as determined by producer) in a size no less than the size of the billing to be accorded the director of such production.  Broadway Director’s billing shall read as follows:
‘Original Broadway Production Directed by Jason Moore’.
 
Producer agrees to place the following credit on the title page of all programs for the Play as follows:       
“I’m A Believer” by Neil Diamond
 
In addition, Producer agrees to place the following credits in all programs for the Play as follows (need not be on title page):      
“I’m A Believer” (Neil Diamond) (c) 1966 Stonebridge Music, Foray Music. 
All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (SESAC), on behalf of Stonebridge Music,
and by Foray Music (SESAC).  All rights reserved.  Used by permission.
 
In addition, the following biographies of the Authors and the Broadway Director must appear in all programs of the Play:
DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIRE (Book & Lyrics) was most recently nominated for two Tony Awards for his work on Shrek The Musical: Best Book of a Musical and Best Score (with composer Jeanine Tesori). Prior to that he was awarded the 2008 Ed Kleban Award as America’s most promising musical theatre lyricist and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Rabbit Hole, which premiered on Broadway at MTC’s Biltmore Theatre. Rabbit Hole also received five Tony Award nominations, including Best Play, and the Spirit of America Award. His other shows include Fuddy MeersKimberly AkimboWonder of the WorldHigh Fidelity and A Devil Inside, among others. In addition to his work in theatre, David’s screen adaptation of Rabbit Hole just finished shooting. It stars Nicole Kidman and is directed by John Cameron Mitchell. David is a proud New Dramatists alum, a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the Juilliard School, as well as a member of the WGA and the Dramatists Guild Council.
JEANINE TESORI (Music) has written three Tony-nominated scores for Broadway: Twelfth Night (Lincoln Center); Thoroughly Modern Millie (lyrics, Dick Scanlan); and Caroline, or Change (lyrics, Tony Kushner; director, George C. Wolfe). The National Theatre production of Caroline, or Change in London received the Olivier Award for Best New Musical. Her first musical, Violet, written with Brian Crawley, received the NY Drama Critics Circle Award. She has received Drama Desk and Obie Awards, and was cited by ASCAP as the first woman composer to have “two new musicals running concurrently on Broadway.” She composed the music for the New York Shakespeare Festival’s Mother Courage, directed by George C. Wolfe and translated by Tony Kushner. Film scores include Nights in Rodanthe, Winds of Change, Show Business and Wrestling With Angels. She composed songs for the movie Shrek the Third and for the Disney DVD releases Mulan II, Lilo and Stitch II and The Little Mermaid III. Ms. Tesori is a member of the Dramatists Guild. She is a graduate of Barnard College and lives in Manhattan with her husband, Michael Rafter, and daughter, Siena.
JASON MOORE (Broadway Director). Broadway: Avenue Q, Steel Magnolias. Carnegie Hall: Jerry Springer: The Opera. Off-Broadway: Speech and Debate (Roundabout), Avenue Q (the Vineyard), Guardians (the Culture Project), The Crumple Zone. Associate directing: Les Misérables (Broadway, national tour), Ragtime (Vancouver). Writer: The Floatplane Notebooks (Charlotte Repertory Theatre). TV directing: episodes of “Dawson’s Creek,” “Everwood,” “One Tree Hill” and “Brothers and Sisters.” Jason has a BS in performance studies from Northwestern University.  
In advertisements of 1/4 page size or less or where only the title of the play, stars and/or producers billed above the title, critics quotes, ticket price scales, performance dates and venue are provided, the following “shortened billing” is permissible:
SHREK THE MUSICAL

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