Operating Budget
 
 
SALARIES
101 
102 
103 
104 
105 
106 
107 
109 
109 
110 A 
111 
112 A 
113 A 
114
Principals (2 @ 10,000; 1 @ 2,500; 2 @ 1,250) 
understudies (3 @ 1135) 
stage managers (1,704=scale + 100; 1,310) 
general manager 
company manager (parity with stage mgr.) 
press agent (scale +100) 
wardrobe/hair (1,500; 1,000) 
company crew (carp, elecs, props @1,500) 
dressers - pink (2 @700) 
house crew (basic crew incl. in house p/r & exp) 
local dresser (596.51 + 8%) 
wardrobe daywork 
musicians 
production assistant
27,500
3,405
3,014
2,500
1,704
1,871
2,500
4,500
1,400
1,637
644
735
3,379
500
________
55,289
PER DIEM (NYC)
115 A star 1 b/r apt @ 4,500/month
1,575
 
RENTALS
116 
117 
118 
119
electrics 
sound 
piano (6" black b grand; 1st 4 wks @ 160) 
misc.
3,500
1,500
110
750
________
5,860
 
DEPARTMENT EXPENSES
120 
121 
122 
123 
124 
125 
126 
 
general, company & stage managers 
carpentry 
electrics & sound 
props (including food) 
press agent 
wardrobe & hair 
piano tuning (2 @ 70 + tax)
350
100
450
500
250
450
150
________
2,250
 
FIXED ROYALTIES
127
128
129
130
131
set, costume, lights @250
sound
technical supervisor
casting
musical supervisor
750
100
500
500
0
________
1,850
 
ADVERTISING & PUBLICITY
132
133
134
 
newspaper, outdoor
tv & radio airtime
talent payments & misc.
40,000
7,500
2,500
________
50,000
GENERAL & ADMINISTRATIVE
135
136
137
138
139
140
141 A
142 A
143
144 A
145
146 A
147
office
general manager's office
legal
accounting
insurance (24,750 - 10,000 prod./26 weeks)
payroll taxes (18%)
union assessments
vacation & sick pay
league dues
star transportation
star phones (2 @ 50)
closing costs
miscellaneous
1,000
250
500
450
567
9,952
3,848
961
225
0
100
2,096
750
________
20,699
 
THEATRE
148
149
fixed rent
house payroll + expenses
0
37,000
________



37,000
________
TOTAL FIXED EXPENSES (NYC)
174,523
 
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES FOR 00T WEEKS
 
PER DIEMS (ADDITIONAL OOT)
150
151
152
153
154
155
1 star hotel (1 b/r @ 200/day)
1 star p/d @ 100
"Bubbie" hotel @ 150/day
"Bubbie" p/d 75
7 AEA + co. mgr @ 96/day
7 crew @ 100/day
1,500
700
1,100
525
5,376
4,900
________
14,101
________
TOTAL FIXED EXPENSES (OOT)
188,624
 
B.O. GROSS CAP. (800 seats @ 50 avg)
400,000
 
BREAK-EVEN SCHEDULE
156
157
158
159
160
161
box office gross
fixed expenses (NYC)
theatre share (5%)
royalties (12.375% @ 500/1%)
total expenses
weekly profit (loss)
190,222
174,523
9,511
6,188
190,222
0
 
RECOUPMENT SCHEDULES 70% 85% 95%
162
163
164
165
166
167 A
168
box office gross
fixed expenses
theatre share (5%)
total expenses without royalties
weekly profit (loss) without royalties
royalties (12.375/13ths of 40% profit)
weekly profit (loss) including royalties
280,000
174,523
14,000
188,523
91,477
34,831
56,645
340,000
174,523
17,000
191,523
148,477
55,393
93,083
380,000
174,523
19,000
193,523
186,477
69,570
116,906
 
169
170
capitaliztion
#weeks to recoupment
2,500,000
44
2,500,000
27
2,500,000
21