Few details about the plan were announced, but it calls for eventually turning Performance Network into a multi-use facility that will be open 16 hours a day with more than 300 active dates every year. Co-productions with other theater groups and partnerships with businesses and other organizations reportedly figure prominently in the reorganization.
"We believe we have found a way to keep the theatre open," the theater board said in a news release today. "A new team of theatre and business professionals has agreed to take on the challenge of getting PNT back into shape."
The theater board expects to announce a new subscription series by
Performance Network expects to return to action in August, when it will bring "The Big Bang," the musical currently running at
"We are asking our patrons and donors to be patient," Regan said. "We will be announcing an entire 2014-15 subscription series soon." She said the new season already includes productions of "Driving Miss Daisy" and "Salvage," a play by
Performance Network was launched 33 years ago and has been praised as one of southeast
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