In the Recession, Shows Beat Pubs and Clubs

“British theatre continues to buck the recession, according to a new report revealing the resilience of the performing arts sector compared with restaurants, pubs and clubs. … The report states: ‘The performing arts benefit from the same prevailing trends as cinema, in that they are perceived as a way of escaping from the tyranny of value, cutting back and saving’.”

Source: The Stage (UK) 01/13/10