Washington Post: “More Shows, Fewer Showgoers”By Laura & Mike Clark • Apr 24th, 2008 • Category: News, Published Elsewhere
The Washington Post reported on the Helen Hayes Awards report on the DC area’s professional companies in 2007:
…67 professional companies presenting 8,050 performances of 454 shows. … Even so, derrieres in seats numbered about 36,000 fewer in 2007, the Hayes staff reported, with 1,908,557 people attending shows.
Full story at More Shows, Fewer Showgoers
I wonder if WATCH or NVTA has similar numbers available for community theater in the region?
This article can be linked to as: http://washingtondc.showbizradio.com/goto/2254.
Laura & Mike Clark started ShowBizRadio in August 2005 because they love live theater. They each have both performed in and worked behind the scenes in DC area productions, as well as earned a Career Studies Certificate in Theater from Northern Virginia Community College. Mike & Laura are each members of the American Theatre Critics Association, and Mike is a member of the Online News Association.