O for applause

Someone commented recently that in my reviews, I don’t often say whether or not there was a standing ovation after a concert or opera.  This is true, but it’s not due to a lack of observation or interest, but rather a result of my own ongoing frustration with modern audiences. As Lauri’s List is primarily … Read more

Marketing Monday: Audiences really are shrinking! (But there’s hope)

Recent reports from the National Endowment for the Arts are both confirming suspicions and upending traditional views with some surprising results.  While traditional attendance is down, the reasons for staying home may be unexpected.  Clearly, price is not the only issue, and we can no longer blame empty seats on the recession that started more … Read more

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