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Around the country, traditional regional theater companies are struggling.
A recent report says shares that theater companies stil of various sizes are in deep financial trouble, in what is rapidly turning into the most severe crisis in the 70-year history of the regional theater movemen.
But a new refrain is being heard. Small Means All.
Theater companies are finding new ways and new audiences.
What does this all mean for the coastal region’s arts? And what does it mean for these community theater companies that hold a mirror to their communities, reflecting their stories, struggles, and triumphs?
In an upcoming report, we will explore what Smalls Means All for the coastal region theater scene.