Building For The Future

At a time when many theatres are struggling to keep going and having to downsize, a number of theatre companies – like Minnesota’s Guthrie Theatre – are building and opening new projects. “Today’s projects are more likely to be about gaining flexibility and space for new programs and activities than merely adding seats. Theater companies are creating ‘campuses’ that they aim to fill with a variety of artistic activity nearly round the clock. Many are producing extensive education programs’ for both children and adults.”