Taking the Hell out of "Hell Week"

Production Week is always the most trying week of any production, but it does not have to be hell.  In many cases, it's much more stressful than it needs to be, and for no other reason than that we assume it's inevitable.  Here's an article, in part excerpted and in part adapted from my upcoming book on directing young people, that may help you create a more humane production week for everyone.