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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

Managing director laid off at 6th Street Playhouse

Michael Fontaine, managing director of the 6th Street Playhouse since 2011, left the theater’s staff Friday, Feb. 15, after his position was eliminated to cut costs. “Last month, in a move to reduce operating expenses, the board of directors made the challenging decision to revise its staffing model — using a single director in charge of all of the 6th Street Playhouse’s activities instead of employing both an artistic director and a managing director,” Scott Lummer, 6th Street Board president,… Read More »