The ultimate primer on “devised” theatre, and a must-see for anyone aspiring to a career in the arts, The TEAM Makes A Play is an exclusive first-hand look at what it really takes to make a play; about heart and love and money and art, and the struggle to make a living doing what you love.

 The team Makes a Play

directed by paulette douglas

They're young, they're talented, they're broke...
the struggle to make a living doing what you love.

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This exciting new documentary, directed by 5 time Emmy Award-winner Paulette Douglas, captures the inside story behind the making of the TEAM's much acclaimed Edinburgh and National Theatre hit, Mission Drift.

Set against the backdrop of the worst financial crisis since the Depression, this exciting new documentary captures the TEAM—internationally acclaimed Brooklyn-based theatre ensemble and four-time Fringe First winners— fighting to keep their company afloat while caught in the midst of creating Mission Drifttheir critically acclaimed musical epic about American Capitalism.

Granted unprecedented access to the TEAM’s collaborative creative process, multiple Emmy Award-winning director Paulette Douglas follows the company for three years, from initial concept to world premierefrom New York to Vegas to Europein a rare behind-the-scenes look at all the passion, disappointment, and drama of this roller coaster ride through the heart of indie theatre.    

“If you're at all interested in how theatre is made TEAM Makes A Play is a must - fabulous film”  Clare Simpson FringeReview

“the creative process at its most raw…an unprecedented view”  
Sam Waddicor Broadway Baby 

“inspiring and magical”
Claudia Lorenzo La Critica Film Magazine

 “Paulette Douglas has made a film that goes as
near to being part of the creative process and
understanding it as any observer can do.”
Clare Simpson FringeReview 

produced and directed by Paulette Douglas
co-produced and edited by Andrew Morreale
music by Heather Christian
creative consultant Rachel Chavkin 

running time 92:00
copyright 2013 RED PAW Productions and the TEAM

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