What Would An American National Theater Look Like?

american national theater footlightsPlaybill believes it knows how an American National Theater should look… and why America needs one:

…unlike most nations (the U.K., France, Germany, Japan, China, and India among many others), the U.S. has no government-sponsored dramatic company and no single building that houses America’s brand of theatre. Why? What would a national theatre look like in America? Or, are we better off without one?

Many national theater leaders are quoted in the article including the Editor-in-Chief of American Theatre and the Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

About Tracey Paleo

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Tracey Paleo is Associate Editor at FootLights Magazine. She's also the Founder and Chief Editor of the arts and culture site, Gia On The Move, where she often reviews live performance events.

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