Can Kickstarter be a viable way for writers and directors to fund a smash hit production? Can theaters use crowdfunding as an extra source of revenue to keep their operations running smoothly? The short answer: yes.
The inevitable struggles of being a writer are no secret to even those outside of the industry. Writers balance the desire to develop their voices and craft their stories with the frustrations of publishing work and the financial constraints that come with the territory. While talent is essential, success is often dependent on luck, timing, and, of course, connections.