Kathleen Kane

Wandering Eye: The changing role of theaters, inside terrorist group The Front, and more

Wandering Eye: The changing role of theaters, inside terrorist group The Front, and more

In a recent op-ed, the Guardian's Lyn Gardner questions the role of regional theaters in a changing society. Many theaters feature more social justice-oriented work in their programming yet continue to place their own survival above the welfare of their respective communities. Today, theaters often teeter on the edge between cultural institutions and sources of luxury entertainment for the privileged. It's a problem without a simple solution, it seems, but one that art institutions can begin to address by reconsidering their priorities. "If, in...

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