This may well be some of the best advice to beginning artists and designers. I wish someone had told me...
A common trend in the performing arts of the past 10 to 15 years is the omission of the interval.
I am one of the lucky few to snatch a ticket for Peter Stein's 12-hour production of Dostoyevsky's The Demons. The ticket price gives an interesting insight into the economics of the performing arts.
Bollywood movies provide cross-country evidence for Baumol's cost disease in the performing arts.
This is one of those books of which I'm ashamed to admit I only just read it. It is, as it says on the back cover of my paperback edition, required reading for anyone working in dance or theatre.