Publications

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1995
This report analyzes participation in opera and musical theater/operetta in 1992 and compares it with participation 10 years earlier. The analysis is based on the results of nationwide Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts conducted in 1982, 1985, and 1992.
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1993
A comparison of revenues for nonprofit and taxable theaters, using the 1982 and 1987 Census results. Distribution of revenue by source (private, public, admission, etc.) for each type of theater is also provided.
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1993
A comparison based on total revenues for nonprofit and taxable performing arts organizations (theater, dance, music). State and regional estimates are also provided.
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1987
Results of surveys of careers and opinions of senior administrators of U.S. art museums, symphony orchestras, resident theaters, and local arts agencies conducted and analyzed by Paul DiMaggio, Yale University.
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1987
Using data from the 1982 Census of Service Industries, this Note reviews aggregate financial conditions of nonprofit theater, dance, and classical music organizations. Revenue/expense ratios, detailed sources of revenues, and other information are presented for the three broad groups and for the following selected fields: resident theaters (LORT), stock theaters, Off-Broadway theaters, Off-Off-Broadway theaters, children's theaters, community theaters, ballet companies,...
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1981
Data and analysis aimed at understanding the conditions of professional theatre in America and the evolving relationship between commercial and nonprofit theater. Contains advisory panel's recommendations for changes in public policy.
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1977
Data from the personnel files of Actors' Equity Association interpreted by researchers help explain theater employment data systems and the complex conditions governing economic survival of actors.

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