Though much talk has surrounded possible federal funding, let’s imagine a world based in repertory theatre and funding from the state level.
A stage manager’s stopwatch keeps a COVID vigil, and a reader expresses skepticism about arts funding as a panacea.
The live performance grantmaker has opened this cycle to a low-maintenance lottery of previous grantees, finalists, and semifinalists.
This week the critics talk to the grass-roots campaign Be An Arts Hero and discuss shows they’ve seen, including last week’s Democratic convention.
The arts are not a luxury but a huge economic engine for America’s cities and towns, and a reflection of our national culture. They deserve your unstinting support.
As we face another Depression, can we dream of a new Federal Theatre Project? Any such hope begins with political organizing onstage and off.
How many people could have been helped if they’d been exposed to theatre?
A healthy economy may be one pretext for renewed fundraising appeals—but then again, so could an unpredictable new tax regime.
The new book ‘Drop Dead’ puts a debate we’re still having—between art for art’s sake and art for the common good—into stark relief.
A discussion on why the arts should be publicly funded.