Take This Job and Love It!


I've just been hired as the Interim Managing Director of Arizona Theatre Company. The announcement was made the Tuesday morning following the Labor Day holiday.  As expected, this was news in both Tucson and Phoenix, as ATC is the only LORT (League of Resident Theatres) company that operates in two cities. Two weeks into the job, I find myself haunted by a question posed by a well-meaning reporter who called upon hearing the news of my … [Read more...]

On Reporters and PR People

Kyle Lawson

One of the most beloved and respected people in the arts & cultural community of Phoenix, Arizona is Kyle Lawson. Beginning in 1977, and for more than 30 years, Kyle wrote about arts and entertainment in Arizona, first at the Scottsdale Progress, then The Phoenix Gazette, and finally The Arizona Republic. He was awarded the very first Lifetime Achievement Award by the Arizona Governor's Commission on the Arts and a similar award from the … [Read more...]