With audiences and donations down by at least 20 percent, theatre leaders say the move was “unavoidable.”
Filling a major vacancy at the helm of the three-theatre L.A. company, Desai comes to the job after 7 years leading East West Players.
When the L.A. theatre announced a season light on women playwrights, a protest led to change and greater transparency.
The first woman to manage the $55 million Center Theatre Group offers tips on how to raise money for innovation.
Bain Boehkle is stepping down as artistic director of the Jungle Theater. That plus new hires and staff transitions at various theatres nationwide.