Credit must be given to my friend and colleague Jen Rabbit Ring who posted the article “The word is ‘theater,’ but you wouldn’t know it from all the ‘theatres’ in town from The Washington Post to Facebook this morning with the simple question, “Why did I just waste my time reading this?” It inspired this post.

Don’t worry, this won’t be a waste of time…well…much of it anyway.

Columnist John Kelly takes a shallow dive into what appears to be an ostensibly tepid pool of cultural debate surrounding the spelling of either “theater” or “theatre” chosen by performing arts organizations…


Actor, teacher, ne'er do well

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