Big Ticket Item

Chapman, Stephen
July 1977
New Republic;7/9/77, Vol. 177 Issue 2/3, p13
Focuses on the Kennedy Center, the national cultural center in Washington. Features of the Kennedy Center; Background on the establishment of the cultural center; Reference to the Kennedy Center as a national project and a national possession; Comparison of the Kennedy Center with several Broadway theaters in New York; Demographics of the audiences of the Kennedy Center; Criticisms against the funding for the Kennedy Center.


Related Articles

  • Off-Broadway theaters take their last bow. Souccar, Miriam Kreinin // Crain's New York Business;6/5/2006, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p1 

    The article reports that with rising costs and dwindling audiences, off-Broadway theaters in New York City are facing their final curtain call. The plight of the city's commercial off-Broadway theaters is all the more painful because their glitzier counterparts are thriving. Some theater...

  • Effects of Censorship Pressure on the New York Nickelodeon Market, 1907-1909. Armour, Robert A. // Film History;1990, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p113 

    By 1907 attendance at New York's nickelodeons had begun to increase dramatically, and pressure from various civic groups urged legislative action against these theaters. The celebrated closing of New York's nickelodeons in December 1907 is examined in the light of various political and economic...

  • Marquee Musings.  // American Theatre;Nov2010, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p12 

    The article reports on the official renaming of the former Henry Miller's Theatre to Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York City on September 15, 2010.

  • OFF B'WAY PLACES A CHERRY ON TOP. Thielman, Sam // Variety;3/23/2009, Vol. 414 Issue 6, p28 

    The article focuses on the off-Broadway theatrical company Cherry Lane Theater. The company has signed an agreement with the artists' cooperative Westbeth allowing it to renovate and use the latter's theater to stage productions. The terms of the lease are considered generous. Many New York City...

  • Chicago Shubert Renovation a Go. Abarbanel, Jonathan // Back Stage;2/6/2004, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p6 

    Actors playing Chicago's Shubert Theatre won't need a coat to get to their hotel anymore. The Nederlanders will partner with Chicago based Northern Realty Group on the $25 million project, of which $5.5- $6 million will come from Chicago's Tax Increment Funding (TIP) District. The Shubert,...

  • CARMEL's play for the arts. O'Malley, Chris // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/21/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p15 

    The article reports on the implication of Carmel Performing Arts Center on the region's core cultural institutions in Indianapolis, Indiana. According to a head of an arts organization, it is awful Carmel is trying to compete with Indianapolis. Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard sees Carmel's efforts as...

  • MEMORIES OF BROADWAY'S PRESENTATION HOUSES. Atkins, Bob // Marquee;2005 Third Quarter, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p11 

    The author looks back to his adolescence and love for theaters in the 1940s. He recalls his experience of visiting and watching at six presentation houses in Manhattan, New York. The author first recounts how his love for theaters began in 1938 and how it was further reinforced. The theaters...

  • Two Shubert Theaters Renamed. Dorbian, Iris; Murray, Matthew // Stage Directions;Jul2005, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p10 

    Reports on the rededication of the Broadway theaters of producing powerhouse The Schubert Organization on May 9, 2005 in New York City. The Plymouth Theater; The Royale Theater.

  • Rebuilding the Broken Center. Keil, Beth Landman; Mitchell, Deborah // New York;12/13/99, Vol. 32 Issue 48, p13 

    Deals with the secrecy surrounding the report about the proposed renovation of Lincoln Center in New York City, New York. Estimated cost of the renovations; Planned expansion of the New York State Theater.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics