Big News Leap Day Post

A lot of news stories caught my attention today, half of them theatre-related. Here’s some bits: HowlRound and Julie Felise Dubiner dare literary managers and dramaturgs to reach new heights with play development. One of my favorite quotes: We must read books and newspapers and travel and meet other theater makers and people who make […]

Julie Taymor makes the big bucks

There’s so much entertaining scandal surrounding Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark. The deal announced Thursday should leave Taymor’s Spidey-sense — and wallet — tingling: She will reportedly receive full royalties of nearly $10,000 a week through the show’s entire New York run. … Under the agreement, Taymor will also collect unspecified compensation when the production […]

The Intiman Raised $1 million

Congratulations, I hope, to the Intiman, which BAAAAAAAARELY made its fundraising goal. I hope the theatre takes notice that the public, in mostly small donations, contributed the bulk of the money raised. The largest pledges were four $100,000 gifts from repeat Intiman benefactors Sue Leavitt and Bill Block; Eve and Chap Alvord; Marcia and Klaus […]