The New York Times says straight men don't like Broadway anymore. (Wait... they did before?) Everyone's in a tizzy about it, so I'll try to explain it to the straight dudes. Also, Joe Dowling's making his exit and we're trying to sling tax breaks everywhere.
Spring is here! The arts are in full bloom! As are the silly political things that bog us all down as we slouch toward another election year. Also, two our big boys in town go swinging for the same play. Who will win? It can only be solved in the Thunderdome!
News stories may capture a moment, but real life happens in threads, not isolated incidents. Let's take a moment to check in again with some stories News and Notes shared with you in weeks past to see how those threads are spinning out.
It's Shakespeare's 450th birthday bash, so maybe it's time to start looking to other playwrights for inspiration. Also, how do you make sure you get paid for your work? And whatever happened to the greatest juggler in the world?
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