It is noted elsewhere in the bug forum that the project templates are ported over from the mac version and may be buggy. I just wanted to point out one of those bugs. In the Stage Play US project template, the instructions read as follows:
However, when I tried these methods, there was no “new from template” command available. The “New Scene” template is present in the Templates folder, though. I was able to just copy-paste that, although it seems like the “new from template” command is supposed to be there.
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate
V.: Scrivener Beta 5.55