dinner and fine theater.
$18 Adults. $10
12. $8 Theater Only.
$30 per couple l Birthdays &
– On The House l Available seating only.
begins at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m.
The PageAmerica Yacht Club opened
May 1, 2002 and became a regional sensation through the promotional
effort of Publicity Stunt Studios. Patterned after the Tijuana Yacht
Club in Indianapolis, Ash Fork's Yacht Club boasts over 200,000 square
feet, 5 intricately designed levels and features a wide range of
entertainment and activities. There are
venues to please every taste. Situated on 65 acres for a proposed theme
water amusement park and now the home of the Sand Devils hockey team,
the opening of Page's first Dinner Theater was imminent.
The Nervous Wrecking Crew began as a
Northern Arizona University theater graduates under the name Nervous
The company’s repertoire originally included high anxiety plays such as
George Orwell’s 1984 and Man Without A Thingy. Castlerock Pictures
Dallas Sherwood’s screenplay for Man Without A Thingy and the film
launched the Nervous Rex Menstral Company into national acclaim.
Through the inspiration and
professor emeritus, Dr. ‘Mac" Groves, Nervous Rex entered its 3rd
season, renamed; Very Nervous. The notorious Flagstaff Riots in the
of 1999 inspired yet another name change when Very Nervous’s playhouse
destroyed by a wrecking crane that had been commandeered by a drunk
School student, hence; Wrecking Crew. Some of the actors actually
Publicity Stunt Studios hired the
company in 2000 to act in their local advertising productions. When the
Club opened in January, 2001, the call for a dinner theater troop was
filled when Publicity Stunt negotiated an entertainment contract to
provide the Yacht
Clubs dinner theater shows.
Our Mission is to provide the most
professional theater in the United States, by hiring and retaining only
the most competent professionals in every aspect of our endeavors: In
production, management, performance and through our community outreach
and educational programs.
Focus and Objective
The goal of The Nervous Wrecking
draw attention to and promote the Fine Arts in Northern Arizona. We
believe that through productive collaboration with affiliated
commercial and non-profit agencies specializing in technical and
promotional aspects of performance, that the highest and greatest
conceivable potential will result in every pursuit.
Our focus, in its entirety, is upon performance and providing character
for media, advertising, promotional and educational concerns. It is our
to symbolize and present to the community an everlasting appreciation
our Art, the value of our Art and the need for our Art in which the
may share, uphold and support with unreserved passion.
2001 – A place
YEAR PRODUCTION RUNS
l Gone With The Wind
l Dirty Works At The Crossroads
l The Three Musketeers
l Man Without A Thingy
What could be a better opening act
season opener Gone With The Wind? With 370 table guests and
room only, the raving reviews stunned all of Northern Arizona. The
production overran 2 months beyond the scheduled strike date, to the
elation of Phoenix Valley and Statewide residents who would have never
seen it without the gracious
extension. Opening Night was filled entirely by local residents, the
the Governor, invited dignitaries and a few surprise guests from Sunset
Elizabeth Taylor sat at an honorary table with her 12th
William Henry ‘Wild Bill’ Gates III.
Dirty Works At The Crossroads
incredible audience locally, from the Valley, and much to our
from foreign countries, who by now had heard of the Yacht Club’s fame.
in Flagstaff nearly tripled as a result of the Yacht Club Recreational
The response to Crossroads called for greater consideration of future
planned melodramas. The Santa Fe Railroad spontaneously donated $20,000
to the company
in exchange for painting their logo on the train.
The Three Musketeers was a
boggling success when director Mac Groves invited Michael York to
reprise his former role in the stage version of the play. Mac &
Michael, who have been long
time friends (and the media referred to as M&M’s) promoted the play
a tri-State publicity tour. There was a modest tiff during the
between Mac and Michael when screaming young girls utterly inundated
for autographs, which York resented. The performance none the less, was
done by York whose understudy replaced him during the last act on
night when York’s left ventricle collapsed during a sword fight. York
beautifully and currently resides in Williams, Arizona.
Man Without A Thingy opened
Yacht Club’s first bona fide disaster when the local religious
institutions formed an opposition group to obstruct the play’s opening
night. The House opened at 75% capacity on opening night and among the
audience was Steven Speilberg and his good friend George Lucas who
totally loved the performance. Speilberg bought the script from
playwright Dallas Sherwood, who thinking ahead, had
already written a screenplay. Sherwood won an Emmy for Best Screenplay
the 2002 Academy Awards and currently resides with the company as a
consultant. She now owns a controlling interest in Publicity Stunt.
OUTREACH: The Nervous Wrecking Crew
closely in all facets of Flagstaff academia and hosts many educational
programs at minimal cost for local residents. There are tentative plans
to construct an Acting School once accreditation and a dedicated
faculty can be obtained. Accreditation is in the final review stages by
the Arizona State Education Board and the recent contribution of $2M by
Seven Gates to NAU has greatly shifted the odds in our favor.
VOLUNTEER SUPPORT: Our insurance
not cover non-employees in the industrial areas of the stage, however,
Steve Wynn from Las Vegas is forwarding tips on how to get around it.
We will either
buy his insurance cartel or implement a procedure that OSHA will
Volunteer opportunities are currently TBA.
EDUCATION: We have done our very
accommodate local requests for technical assistance in commercial and
non-profit production projects. Our production staff currently rotates
through our existing Theatrical Arts Awareness Program which includes
acting, design and management classes. These programs are also
influenced by public opinion and new programs will be added as public
GRANT WRITING METHODS: The bulk of
donations and grants come from private enterprises that desire
placement in our marketing, merchandising and presentation forums. We
have an existing rate table for commercial advertising but our more
generous donations come through unique requests, such as providing
product cameos during a production run or by adding
an entity to our list of sponsorships.
FUND-RAISING PROJECTS: Our Spotted
Menu attracted a Full House, including non-R.S.V.P’s from the EPA. The
dinner ran for two nights successfully but was cancelled when no more
could be found. The money raised at $1,500 a plate exceeded the goal
by the City Counsel to complete construction of a casino planned on 5
on the Theme Park Platt. The Bureau of Indian Affairs will recognize
Recreation Complex as a Reservation once we have a minimum of 51%
on the payroll. The enrollment in Native American language classes has
by 2,100% and the number of desirous casino investors has reached an
number. A prospectus is no longer obtainable.
Fiscal Year: 01NOV01-31OCT02
2002 2003 2004
Payroll: $ .9M $ $ $ $
Budgeted: $ .9M $ .9M $ 1M $ 1M $1.1M
Production: $ 1M $ $ $ $
Budgeted: $ 1M $ 1M $ 1M $1.1M $1.1M
Marketing: $.15M $ $ $ $
Budgeted: $.15M $.15M $.16M $.16M $.17M
Contingency: $.15M $ $ $ $
Budgeted: $.15M $.15M $.15M $.15M $.16M
TOTAL EXPENCES $1.3M
Show Revenue: $1.27M $ $ $ $
Projected: $ .76M* $1.5M** $1.5M $1.5M
Education Revenue: $ 40G $ $ $ $
Projected: $ 15G *** $ 40G $ 50G**** $
Advertising Revnue:$ .25M
Projected: $ .1M $ .25M $ .25M $ .25M $
MISC Revenue $ .1M $ $ $ $
Projected:***** $ -0- $ .1M $ .1M $ .1M
TOTAL REVENUE $1.87M
GROSS PROFIT $ .57M
calculated at 60% House capacity.
**After a successful
season, ticket prices will increase $3 that will reflect a $230,000
revenue increase, if first year sales are reflected in the next season.
***The budget was
approved with a provision for one acting class capped at 20 students
per session and
10 sessions per year. In fact, 4 classes were conducted and tuition was
****The addition of a
ship entertainment management course is expected to increase Education
*****We were unable to
the reputationally-induced trend of cameo product endorsements.
and Tax Information
SPECIFIC EXPENDITURES are
itemized in the quarterly audit and permanent records are maintained by
Gates Entertainment. All corporate information is available for public
inspection by requesting a quarterly stockholders report.
Company Name & Address: Publicity Stunt Studios, POB 3121, Page, AZ
Federal Tax ID No.: 55-51315113 Off Shore Account: x Yes o No
Please answer each line carefully.
Line 1. How much did you make in
Line 2. SEND IT IN.
15 April 2002
Line 3. Preparer’s Signature Date
Line 4. Mail to: Internal Revenue
Two full-time production crews
rotate through what appears to be a fairly relaxed production schedule.
contrary, the 4-day production week is very demanding and requires that
staff members adhere to stringent performance standards both on and off
The Nervous Wrecking Crew receives pay and benefits that is highly
on a national scale. Seven Gates Articles of Incorporation deny the
of Unions within the company and this has tremendously helped to keep
reasonable. Our pay scale currently meets or exceeds the demands of
Unions and our negligible turnover affords sufficient incentive to
operations in this fashion.
The management office receives
300 new job applications weekly.
Publicity Stunt Studios is currently
it’s production capability to support the increasing demands of the hit
television series Flagstaff 2098 which debuted on KNAU in March, 1999.
The series is
filmed entirely in Flagstaff and takes place 100 years in the future.
Crew actors have found themselves loaned more frequently to the set of
2098 as the expansion of studio capability has inspired the writers to
the dynamics and demands of the show. Flagstaff 2098 is now syndicated
78 networks around the world.
Screening for a 3rd full
crew is in progress to offset on-going engagements, local media
requirements and the production of Flagstaff 2098.
The Executive Producer of Publicity
Studios sits on the Seven Gates Group board with the weighted power of
The Executive Director of The
Company answers to the Executive Producer of Publicity Stunt Studios.
following formula is used at the Yacht Club only:
The Executive Director is
Managing Director and an Artistic Director.
The Artistic Director is
Production Producer and the Technical Designer. All other Designers
under the TD including sound and camera crews.
The Production Producer manages the
stage, house crew, enforces all scheduling and acts as a liaison
production and other department heads.
The Managing Director has an Office
and a Public Relations Manager.
The Office Manager is in charge of
accounting, payroll, licensing, all reporting, ticket sales, contracts,
management and hires competent personnel to complete this task.
The Public Relations Manager is
for publicity, speaking engagements, direct contact with concerned
authorities, the media, reproduction, distribution, advertising,
promotional materials and hiring competent staff to accomplish this
Public suggestions were not expected
determine our marketing strategies as much, but the Wrecking Crew’s
‘cult’ status in
spheres, has caused us to accept the desires of fans who have voiced
regionally. The Spotted Owl Dinner, for instance, left a permanent
on the community with regard to implementing their ideas with little or
bureaucracy. Apparently, when we demonstrate that "we’re listening" to
public through action, the public rewards us with faithful patronage
a surge of creative ideas. In this respect, volunteerism has exceeded
expectation for a public outreach program. The Marketing Plan is not
-- there are no plans to fix it.
& Special Plans
One of the Wrecking Crew’s greatest
been the maintenance of an outstanding repore with local authorities,
school district and elected officials. Beginning in 2002, we will be
hosting a production
meeting with representatives from all of the influential facets of the
This meeting will largely affect our public relations agenda by
those actions that will most benefit the community through fund raising
Publicity Stunt Studios, the
company for The Nervous Wrecking Crew, is the entertainment division of
Seven Gates Group, LLC. Seven Gates is headquartered in Page, Arizona
and is comprised of three divisions:
l Seven Gates Entertainment serves as the
division of the group and is the original corporation from which the
l Publicity Stunt Studios began as a record label; was
by Seven Gates and expanded into an entertainment management company.
label continues as Publicity Stunt Records and has extended its reach
include large-scale acoustical engineering for both theater and film.
Publicity Stunt Records produces the soundtrack for Flagstaff 2098 and
sound rigging at the Yacht Club.
l Cyonic Nemeton is an Internet information and marketing
created specifically by the Group for information management and global
marketing research. Cyonic Nemeton hosts the industrial espionage
component of the corporation
and provides industrial security for other Group ventures.