A Plan To Fix Boston’s Strand

What’s to become of Boston’s troubled Strand Theatre? Financially strapped and managed for two years by novice theater operators, the Strand was booked and programmed erratically. Youth programs were canceled for lack of funds, and producers were reluctant to mount shows at the theater, which garnered a reputation for inept, if not unethical, booking, marketing, and management practices.” Boston Mayor Thomas Menino sommissioned a study and has some recommendations for how to fix things.