“But if the largely white, Jewish, moneyed audience sees Ruined at MTC – what else would you have them do? Go to a Mark Green rally?”
“Also it’s a question of market identity: NYTW, BAM – these places end up with their own niche audiences. It’s a political thing, sure – but mainly a commerical one. Very few theatres in NYC actually market themselves as political entities. ”
“There’s an insistence with Churchill’s Seven Jewish Children that the content of the piece isn’t enough – that to make its point there needs to be a connection made to a real world charity.”
Is that a measure of success?