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Emceeing: another modest example, from 7/5/15

(I was asked by a group of performers/students for some sample emceeing scripts four years ago, so here is my occasional response. This time I was asked by our Barber Shop interim director, Paul, if I’d do the emceeing for the Marin County Fair, in San Rafael, about 20 miles north of San Francisco. But […]

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Emceeing: the thinking behind writing the 11/4 two-hour show script

On 11/4/12 the Golden Gate Marin County Barbershoppers performed the two-hour show called “Barbershopping from Coast to Coast” at the Civic Center in San Rafael. (See the actual script on the blog mentioned below.) I wrote and emceed that show, so let me share the thinking that went behind its preparation and editing. —– First, […]

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Emceeing: a full script for a two-hour show

This is the final version of a full two-hour show called “Barbershopping from Coast to Coast” and performed at the Civic Center in San Rafael on 11/4/12. I was the author of the script (with lots of help from the Golden Gate Marin County Barbershoppers) and I did the emceeing (as master of ceremonies). —– […]

Emceeing: how to write a script that works!

If you’re comfortable with your topic and audience and you enjoy speaking in public, there are just a few bases you must touch to hear a volley of “great job’s” later on. If you’re not, you may have to tape your script to your glasses and vary nary a whit from its message. Let’s assume […]

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Final Act in “One Way to Write a Script for Your Club or Singing Group”

Many of the readers of my blog “One Way to Write a Script for Your Club or Singing Group” (posted about a week back) have asked how the show went, so here’s a quick post-show report. The show was performed at 2 p.m. sharp this past Sunday in the Showcase Theater at the Marin County […]

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One Way to Write a Script for Your Club or Singing Group

This script was written for the local (Marin Golden Gate Chorus) Barbershoppers, for an annual show on November 6, 2011, at the Marin County theater at the fairgrounds, a once-a-year moneymaker with about 20 singers and an audience of 200+. Mind you, I write books and articles for a living, plus review and sometimes improve […]

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