Theater or Theatre?
Some fun Theater From the rec.arts.theatre newsgroup FAQ: “Francis Hodge published an article about this in THEATRE SURVEY in the late 1960’s. “Theater” is a result of Noah Webster’s efforts in the 1830s to create an American language purified of English spellings: that’s when we lost “colour” “centre” and a lot of other words that Noah deemed to be too British for the new American democracy. Since the American theatre/theater at the time was still dominated by British actors and managers, along with American actors and managers trying to suggest that theater/theatre was a high class art, the practitioners rather stubbornly clung to the British spelling. There have been a lot of attempts to differentiate usage ever since, but whatever the market or editor or style sheet will accept will work.” (The artistic community seems to have gravitated toward labeling the venue a Theater, while the art form is considered to be Theatre. Thus, the title of this page—Theatreer—which covers… (Read More)
Single Ticket Sales
Single ticket sales are still going strong! We had a line out the door earlier this morning! Single tickets for MAMMA MIA! are taking the lead in sales today! The May 13th matinee tickets for CATS are going fast, so don’t forget we added a second CATS show for 7:30PM! All other single tickets for The SKyPAC shows are still available, but are selling fast! What tickets are you going to buy? Single Ticket Sales Feb. 1, 2012