Four years ago the Cleveland theatre was losing money. Now, thanks to savvy, responsive leadership, it’s running a surplus.
As a new generation of producers become nonprofit artistic leaders, they are redefining the parameters of the job.
Many theatres consider ‘excellence’ a priority, even a mission. But what do we mean by that word?
Our engagement efforts will fall short if we don’t ask who we’re serving and why—and consider a new model to reach new goals.
This epic ‘gay fantasia’ emerged from the recession-wracked regional theatre of the early 1990s, but the field may be even more risk-averse now.
Three theatres that didn’t let a crisis stop them—or go to waste.
Sure, theatres can find ways to spread the word without critics, but patrons still want—and deserve—disinterested reviews.
In a state that tipped red decisively in 2016, the opportunity for theatrical dialogue across divides seems ripe and freshly urgent.
Caution may make sense in a crisis, but our long-term missions require us to make bolder choices.