Author(s): McManus, Drew
Date of Publication:

Adaptistration is an blog on the evolution of orchestra management. This post provides a brief observation on musician's unions.

Author(s): Raymond, Thomas C., Greyser, Stephen A., and Schwalbe, Douglas
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1971

A complete artistic and business study of the founding, and faltering, of a community theatre.

Author(s): Cross, Carol M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1971

A fine arts director proposes that three independent music organizations [local symphony and two presenting organizations] amalgamate to cut operating costs and to reduce the deficit of one group. (Table of Contents, p. 4)

Author(s): Cross, Carol M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1971

A major symphony orchestra considers undertaking a thorough research study of its audience. (Table of Contents, p. 3). This case was written by Carol M. Cross under the supervision of Stephen A. Greyser. Copyright 1970 by the Institute of Arts Administration.

Author(s): Indiana University Center on Philanthropy and School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 2003

A statewide survey of 2,148 Indiana nonprofits completed in the spring and early summer of 2002 provides the basis for this report. The survey included charitable, religious, advocacy, and member-serving nonprofits.

Author(s): Abrams, Rebecca Ann
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1983

A symphony orchestra is a potpourri of occupational genres. Since the pioneering labor contracts of the 1960s, the musicians have become workers whose artistic identities have become somewhat confined within contractural bounds. Over the years, the orchestra has become less dependent on individual contributions to sustain its activities.

Author(s): Mansfield, Pam and Prieve, E. Arthur
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1984

According to Aristotle, theatre healed the audience by purging their pity and terror. The tragic hero, like Oedipus, commits an act of shame or horror, suffers, and is finally freed from suffering through an understanding of himself. The audience participates in this process with the tragic figure.

Author(s): Cravatts, Richard L.
Date of Publication: Apr 11, 2004

According to this op-ed by Richard L. Cravatts, publisher of the Boston Classical Network, the Strand Theater of Boston is at risk of losing financial support by the city and private supporters due to its poor management. If the or other struggling nonprofit organizations are to survive, they will need to form strategic collaborations through working alliances with businesses, community groups, or other nonprofits.

Author(s): Kuendig, Leonore
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1971

An analysis of the fixed and variable costs involved in management's consideration of trying to increase revenue via reducing number of productions or extending the season. Includes probability assessments. (Table of Contents, p. 2). This case was written by Leonore Kuendig under the direction of Stephen A. Greyser.

Author(s): Cherbo, Joni Maya
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

As the not-for-profit sector of society grows, becoming more sophisticated, and more interactive with the commercial sector, scrutiny of the benefits that accrue to 501(c)(3) entities will increase and may affect the theatre community. Yet, because live theatre in America is a small industry in which only a handful of individuals make money, no interest groups are lobbying that they are being unfairly hurt, and few situations have pushed acceptable legal limits between the sectors, no significant red flags have been raised to date.|Clearly, the many ways in which not-for-profit and commercial