CAREER NUGGET: Who is theatre for and how can it survive extreme funding cuts?

These questions are considered in a recent article which uses York’s upcoming production of Blood & Chocolate as an example of excellence. Instead of being a bourgeois pastime of the rich, set in grand buildings, removed from the general public, Blood & Chocolate’s innovative production sets theatre in the streets and includes both local amateurs as well as professionals in its cast and crew. Making theatre relevant to the wider community will, it is hoped, result in more people enjoying theatre and help keep it alive… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-24160946