Theater and musical theater (18 publications)

Aggregate Financial Measures of Nonprofit Theater, Dance, and Classical Music Organizations in 1982 : Research Division Note no. 26

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1987
10p.

Using data from the 1982 Census of Service Industries, this Note reviews aggregate financial conditions of nonprofit theater, dance, and classical music organizations. Revenue/expense ratios, detailed sources of revenues, and other information are presented for the three broad groups and for the following selected fields: resident theaters (LORT), stock theaters, Off-Broadway theaters, Off-Off-Broadway theaters, children’s theaters, community theaters, ballet companies, modern dance companies, symphony orchestras, opera companies, and chamber music groups.

Subjects:
Arts--Economic aspects--United States
Dance--Economic conditions--United States
Theater--Economic conditions--United States
Music--Economic conditions--United States
Performing arts--Economic conditions--United States

All America’s a Stage

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
8p.

All America’s a Stage examines developments in the growth, distribution, and finances of America’s nonprofit theater system since 1990. Nearly 2,000 nonprofit theaters were analyzed for the study. While the research indicates broad growth and generally positive fiscal health, it also reveals decreasing attendance rates and vulnerability during economic downturns.

Subjects:
Theater--Economic conditions--United States
Theater--United States--Statistics
Theater--United States--Finance

American participation in theater


Contributors:
AMS Planning & Research Corp.
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : Seven Locks Press, 1996
vi, 50 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Theater audiences--United States
Theater audiences--United States--Statistics
Theater--United States--Statistics

Beyond the Building : Performing Arts & Transforming Place

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2015
63p.

A white paper based on the “Beyond the Building: Performing Arts and Transforming Place” convening which was held by the National Endowment for the Arts with support from ArtPlace America in November 2014. The convening focused on developing a better understanding of how performance-based organizations, and the artists they engage, use the term creative placemaking and transform places through their artistic practices.

Subjects:
Performing arts--United States
Music--United States
Theater--United States

Census Reports 28% Increase in Number of nonprofit Theaters: 1982 – 1987 : Research Division Note no. 45

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1993
10p.

A comparison of revenues for nonprofit and taxable theaters, using the 1982 and 1987 Census results. Distribution of revenue by source (private, public, admission, etc.) for each type of theater is also provided.

Subjects:
Theater--Economic conditions--United States
Artists--United States--Statistics

Census Reports Number of Performing Arts Organizations up by 11% From 1982 – 1987; Receipts/Revenues Top 6.68 Billion

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1993
15p.

A comparison of the taxable and nonprofit sectors of performing arts organizations (theater, music, dance) using data from the 1977, 1982, 1987 Censuses.

Subjects:
Artists--United States--Statistics
Dance--Economic conditions--United States
Theater--Economic conditions--United States
Music--Economic conditions--United States
Performing arts--Economic conditions--United States

Conditions and needs of the professional American theatre


Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts. Research Division
Mathtech, inc.
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 1981
131 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

“A condensed version of the reports and exhibits prepared by Mathtech, Inc.”

Subjects:
Theater--Economic conditions--United States

Count of Performing Arts Organizations Up by Over 30%, 1987-1992 : Research Division Note no. 62

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1998
14p.

A comparison of the taxable and nonprofit sectors of performing arts organizations (theater, music, dance) using data from the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, 1982, and 1977.

Subjects:
Performing arts--Audiences--United States
Performing arts--Economic conditions--United States

Expanding the audience for the performing arts


Authors:
Andreasen, Alan R, 1934-
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : Seven Locks Press, 1990
v, 56 p. ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Performing arts--Audiences--United States
Performing arts--Public relations--United States
Performing arts--United States--Marketing

Macbeth


Authors:
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : Alabama Shakespeare Festival, 2004
[16] p. : ill., ports ; 22 cm.

Program booklet for Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s production of Macbeth for the Shakespeare in American Communities Military Base Tour, Sept.-Oct. 2004. “National Endowment for the Arts presents Shakespeare in American communities.”

Subjects:
Alabama Shakespeare Festival