Does America Need A New National Theatre?

A proposal for a new national theatre for the site of the World Trade Center has theatre people talking. “A sampling of theater observers and major theaters in the region suggests that while the idea of showcasing the nation’s best regional theater in New York is laudable, the creation of such a super-regional theater would be immensely complicated to fund, curate and execute. For those of us who have been around long enough, this is at least attempt six or seven to do something like this.”