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This edition: Off-Broadway Companies

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 7, 2007.

The Artistic Directors of four off-Broadway not-for-profit theatre companies -- Douglas Aibel of Vineyard Theatre, Charlotte Moore of Irish Repertory Theatre, Tim Sanford of Playwrights Horizons and Jim Simpson of The Flea Theater -- share their thoughts about attracting audiences to their shows, the cost of keeping their theaters going, the challenges they face competing with commercial productions, how they choose the works performed on their stages and what they hope to accomplish for their companies in the next several years.

Guest List

Douglas Aibel Artistic Director, Vineyard Theatre

Sondra Gilman Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars

Douglas Leeds Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars

Charlotte Moore Artistic Director, Irish Repertory Theatre

Tim Sanford Artistic Director, Playwright’s Horizon’s

Howard Sherman Moderator, American Theatre Wing

Jim Simpson Actor, The Flea Theater