My brain is so wired to Broadway but that's obviously a good point about some productions.
With the understanding that I am not pressing anything at all and I am happy with whatever you do or don't do, I am still not crazy about "rights holder" because what's being protected is actually a lot broader than the rights holder. In my experience, the most aggrieved parties with regard to unauthorized recordings are actually actors and not writers. While a producer may have authorization to use recordings in the AEA contract, the writer generally would not. It gets complicated and maybe steering a pretty conservative course does actually make the most sense -- at least in the absence of a separate department to monitor what's being allowed. :-)