The Arts Council: free-for-all commentary
(The Guardian, 21 April 2005)
Corporate sponsorship: "it's a marketing
A valuable model for arts managers on
Ticket Agents: users' guide to buying and selling
"The arts, it is thought, will transform
regions, improving the local economy and tackling social divisions
... It doesn't matter so much what is on the stage, so long as people
are being 'creative'". The proliferation of (Lottery funded)
venues: the dearth of artistic product to put in them.
The slow asphyxiation of our Scottish, Welsh
and English National opera companies. Now where's that fat lady?
"The disappearance of the Broadway play
poses a significant problem for anyone who wants to make a living
West End tickets now cost £65 ... Phil
McIntyre Productions raises the cost of a West End ticket above Broadway's
top price barrier
The Classics in the Slums: an essay for all audience
The twelve most interesting theatre companies
in the USA?
The West End: "What's required is more vision
from theatre owners and producers, and a determination to offer the
widest possible variety of drama and entertainment in premises fit
for the 21st century."
How to be a successful playwright?
Culture wars now have UN peacekeepers, too: "Italy
alone ... was given responsibility for protecting and restoring Iraq's
"Popularity no longer has a monopoly on
"Where have the impresarios gone?"
"Lasting political art tends to be more
covert than overt ... "
"The moment we're in is not a moment of
Don't Be Anything Less Than Everything You Can Be
“My son is never, never going to become an
Who needs Sophocles?
Why is art not reflecting world events?