Full Billing

Billing

Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx

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.
 
AVENUE Q
(100%)
 
Music and Lyrics by
ROBERT LOPEZ and JEFF MARX
(50%)
Book by
JEFF WHITTY
(50%)
Book based on an original concept by
ROBERT LOPEZ and JEFF MARX
(50%)
 
Such billing shall appear on the same line, immediately following the title of the Play, with no other words appearing on such lines. No one may receive billing larger than Authors, and only the director may receive credit the same size as Authors.


Licensee agrees to include the following credit on the title page of all theater programs and scripts published by or under Licensee's authority hereunder:
 
The world premiere of AVENUE Q was presented by the Vineyard Theatre and The New Group, New York City, February 2003. AVENUE Q premiered on Broadway at the Golden Theater on July 31, 2003, produced by Kevin McCollum, Robyn Goodman, Jeffrey Seller, Vineyard Theatre and The New Group.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Authors need not receive billing in paid print advertising of less than π page or in other paid advertising and publicity, in which only the title of the Play, the name of the theater, critics' quotes and/or ticket price scales appear. In such advertisements, the following "shortened billing" is permissible:

AVENUE Q
 
2. ORCHESTRATOR CREDIT

Licensee shall accord the following credits (in the same size, prominence and style of type as that used for the musical director's credit) on the main credit page of all theater programs, on houseboards and in all advertising and publicity in which the musical director is billed:
Orchestrations and Arrangements by
Stephen Oremus
(50%)
 

3. DISCLAIMER

Licensee agrees to include the disclaimer "Avenue Q has not been authorized or approved by the Jim Henson Company or Sesame Workshop, which have no responsibility for its content" in legible type with a conspicuous font, placement and size, in the following places:

(a) Playbills/Theater venues -- The disclaimer must be posted (on signage) at the box office and in each lobby in the theater. The disclaimer must also appear in playbills and similar in-theater materials. The disclaimer need not appear on tickets.

(b) Web sites -- If puppets are featured on any website, the disclaimer must appear on the home page of any permitted AVENUE Q web site.

(c) Ads -- If puppets are featured in any advertisements, the disclaimer must appear in advertisements, excluding ABC listings in newspapers and ads of less than π page.

(d) Misc. -- If puppets are featured on any of the following items, the disclaimer must appear on posters and house cards, souvenir books, permitted merchandising and stickers affixed to permitted apparel (to the extent such rights are granted).


4. PUPPET DESIGNS RIDER

This license does not include the right to utilize the puppet designs created by Rick Lyon ("Designer"), which are owned by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. If Designer's puppet designs are utilized, Designer will receive solo billing in a line where no one else is billed prior to the line on which scenery, costume, and lighting designers' names appear, in a size equal to the largest of that of other designers, music director, arranger, orchestrator, general manager, publicist, assistant director, casting director and below-the-title associate producers. Designer's credit shall appear as follows:
Puppets Conceived & Designed by
Rick Lyon
(50%)

5. ANIMATION VIDEO


If you purchase the Animation Video for your production, you agree that the designer of the Animation Video shall receive billing on the title page of all theater programs as follows:
Animation Design by
Robert Lopez
(50%)
 

Wherever credits are accorded in connection with the Play in a so-called "billing box", or based on a separate "billing title" as opposed to the artwork title, provided all credits (except stars above the title, the Author, the Director/or the Producers of the Play) are so credited, the size of the Animation Designer's credit shall be equal to that of the scenic, lighting, costume and sound designers and determined by the size of the Play in said "billing box" or "billing title."

Whenever credits are accorded in connection with the Play in a so-called "movie" or "run-on" billing, provided all credits (except stars above the title, the Author, the Director and/or the Producers of the Play) are so credited, the size of the aforementioned credit shall be equal to that of the scenic, lighting, costume and sound designers and shall be determined by the size of the title of the Play in said "movie billing."
The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited