Posted Feb. 11
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I try my best to maintain a positive attitude about the state of theater, with the help of the friendly Header Title.
Posted Feb. 4
News and notes | Management | Process | Production
A board turns over, a theatre space will morph, a playwright's words are altered.
Posted Jan. 28
Does making big buildings help or hurt arts organizations?
Posted Jan. 21
You can come to argue over film/TV subsidies, big theater subsidies or performer pay. Take your pick.
Posted Jan. 13
News and notes | Criticism | Management | Production
Journalism, tax rebates and pictures of cats.
Posted Jan. 6
News and notes | Innovation | Production
Some other people make predictions (and prescriptions) for the new year. Some of them sound not too new at all.
Posted Dec. 31
News and notes | Innovation | Production | Vision
As promised last week, here is what to expect from 2014 (as vaguely as possible).
Posted Dec. 24
A look back at what I found interesting since I took over News and Notes.
Posted Dec. 17
News and notes | Audience | Social Service | Tradition
A high school production of Rent becomes a lightning rod; and it still prevails.
Posted Dec. 10
News and notes | Management | Production | Tradition
The Guthrie's big 50th season ends in deficit; or, How five decades can change you big time.
Posted Dec. 3
News and notes | Innovation | Process
Selling tickets (or not), getting paid (or not), bread, puppets and, for some reason, a brief appearance by Isaac Mizrahi.
Posted Nov. 26
News and notes | Social Service
An important arts philanthropist passes; but what kind of arts world to large donors help create?
Posted Nov. 19
News and notes | Fringe | Greater Minnesota | Tradition
...but, you know, you can always look to the future.
Posted Nov. 11
After a quick sidenote about money (sorry), some thoughts about theatre and Veteran's Day.
Posted Nov. 4
News and notes | Innovation | Management | Vision
I'm following the money again, even if it scares the heck out of me.
Posted Oct. 29
This week, we'll trot around the world looking for good news and somehow wind up back home.
Posted Oct. 22
News and notes | Innovation | Process | Production
The Lion King hits a billion dollars. Then there's the rest of us.
Posted Oct. 15
News and notes | Criticism | Management | Tradition
Sometimes companies die. Sometimes they cheat death and come back to us.
Posted Oct. 8
News and notes | Tradition
Halloween is coming. Are you prepared?
Posted Oct. 1
News and notes | Audience | Criticism | Social Service
Three productions in Minnesota have sparked some controversy. Are we learning anything from our arguments?
Posted Sep. 24
News and notes | Audience | Process | Tradition
The Iveys have come and gone, but marriage, insurance and unemployment are here to stay.
Posted Sep. 16
A farewell to Callboard, a look back at Fringe and the ongoing saga of 'Miss Saigon.'
Posted Sep. 9
A controversial production, a life-risking artist and a sparkly awards show in this week's News & Notes.
Posted Sep. 2
Derek Lee Miller takes over News & Notes with a mighty burst of information and opinion.
Gooble gobble, gooble gobble, one of us
See it this week at The Warren Artist Habitat in Minneapolis. Presented by Workhouse Theatre.
Jena Young presents Memoirs of a Welfare Queen playing at Bryant-Lake Bowl this month.
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