Theater people are wagging their tongues about Rocco Landesman’s comment last week that seemed to suggest that America has too many theaters. Landesman, a former Broadway producer, is chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
To set the record straight, here’s a New York Times blog post that tells exactly what he said and quotes a few responses. What do you all think? To solve the funding problem, do we need to kill off theaters?