My name is Ann Cook. I am teaching a youth theater program for our town. We are looking to do a review that will include hard knock life and two songs from newsies and a few lines from the show. do we need to buy rights?

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March 22, 2017

Please read our section on Grand Rights vs. Small Rights.  Some rights are not MTI's to grant:

http://www.mtishows.com/dos-and-donts-of-licensing

Using lines from the show in a revue is prohibited because then it becomes a Grand Right.