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Arts & Economic Prosperity Study Launches In Fairfield County Photo Arts & Economic Prosperity Study Launches In Fairfield County
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County will launch its local participation in the Sixth National Arts & Economic Prosperity Study (AEP6) on October 19th with a visit from Randy Cohen, VP for Research at Americans for the Arts.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Is a Subscription Model the Correct Model for an Arts Organi Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Is a Subscription Model the Correct Model for an Arts Organization?
by Alex Freeman - May 31, 2022

As we hit the unofficial start of summer, overall the trends are looking up for Broadway and the broader theatre industry. That isn’t to say there aren’t ongoing challenges: ever-shifting health and safety protocols, continued reports of toxic work environments that need to be sorted, and a major shift in how audiences are buying tickets.

The Exchange is Awarding $310,500 to 18 Regionally Based Arts and Cultural Organizati Photo The Exchange is Awarding $310,500 to 18 Regionally Based Arts and Cultural Organizations and 15 Students
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

The Exchange (formerly the Woman's Exchange) announced that it will award $310,500 to 18 regionally based arts and cultural organizations and 15 students. The awards will be given at an invitation-only event at The Exchange on June 9. The largest award is for $60,000 and is being given to the Asolo Rep in memory of Elizabeth (“Liz”) Lindsay, who was the co-founder of The Exchange and served on its board for 60 years. Lindsay, a long-time pillar in Sarasota's art community, died in January. 

Industry Pro Newsletter: Nicole Rosky New Editor-in-Chief of BroadwayWorld, New Data  Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Nicole Rosky New Editor-in-Chief of BroadwayWorld, New Data on Pandemic Recovery
by Alex Freeman - Mar 21, 2022

New data points show that the theatre industry is once again at an inflection point - first, data backs up the anecdotal sense that the recovery from the pandemic shutdown has been uneven across the globe, and across different regions within countries. With pandemic response being handled on a local level, this uneven recovery is not surprising.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Tony Awards Have a Date, New DEI Report from AEA Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Tony Awards Have a Date, New DEI Report from AEA
by Alex Freeman - Mar 14, 2022

The announcement of the Tony Awards and the return of the BC/EFA Red Bucket campaign brought a huge sense of normalcy back to the theatre industry last week - unfortunately this week, we were also reminded how far the industry has to go in establishing the new normal with the release of Actors Equity Association’s latest Diversity and Inclusion report.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Kelvin Dinkins, Jr New Executive Director at ART, Barbara Ga Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Kelvin Dinkins, Jr New Executive Director at ART, Barbara Gaines to Retire from CST
by Alex Freeman - Mar 7, 2022

With many of the pandemic restrictions being lifted in New York City this week, that the Broadway COVID safety team will celebrate their 2,000th performance on Broadway Tuesday night highlights the new phase of normalcy that the industry has entered.

Industry Pro Newsletter: NLRB examines the Independent Contractor Question Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: NLRB examines the Independent Contractor Question
by Alex Freeman - Feb 28, 2022

The geopolitical landscape shifted in a major way over the weekend, with Russia invading Ukraine in an unprovoked attack on their sovereignty. The resulting conflict has caused many arts organizations, including the Met Opera, to cut ties with artists and organizations that are connected to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Associates Get a Union, Gulfshore Playhouse Joins LORT Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Associates Get a Union, Gulfshore Playhouse Joins LORT
by Alex Freeman - Feb 21, 2022

Congratulations to Gulfshore Playhouse on becoming the 77th member of the League of Resident Theatre’s - a story we have under the regional section of this week’s newsletter. We also have the story of Hollywood retaining their return to work protocols to keep their sets as safe as possible, even as several states and municipalities roll back their own mandates.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Dramatic Publishing Wins Arbitration, Regional Jimmy Awards  Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Dramatic Publishing Wins Arbitration, Regional Jimmy Awards Competitions Announced
by Alex Freeman - Feb 14, 2022

Across the industry last week, two trends have begun to emerge more fully: the first being we continue to have more data on just how bleak things were for the industry over the past two years. The second is that more companies are ready to emerge from that darkness stronger than ever - with new spaces ready to open and new seasons being announced.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Shelly Lowe Confirmed as NEH Chair, Broadway Data Shows Reop Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Shelly Lowe Confirmed as NEH Chair, Broadway Data Shows Reopening Did Not Go As Planned
by Alex Freeman - Feb 7, 2022

While the data from the early winter show that Broadway’s reopening didn’t go as planned, and the January closing announcements were an emotional blow after the Omicron surge, the slate of opening dates announced on Broadway for early to mid-April, have many in the industry starting to feel optimistic that this time a corner has truly been turned.