Dear Friends and Supporters:
I am writing to thank you for your continued support of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre and to let you know about our exciting plans for the upcoming season.
We have completed our 31st season, a season both entertaining and thought provoking, performed at 450 Post St. We nearly doubled our subscriptions from the previous year and our total revenue was the highest in the history of LHT. We thank you and our funders for this and we welcome your continued support.
In planning our 32nd season, we have re-evaluated our move to 450 Post. We have concluded it is not cost effective, requiring that we invest too much of our resources into the building and not the art. We also recognize that the majority of our audience lives in the East Bay. So we have decided to leave 450 Post and embark on a campaign we call BRINGING THE ART TO THE AUDIENCE.
We will present and perform in different venues throughout the Bay Area. We remain a San Francisco based company. In 2013 we will present plays at theatre locations in The City; starting this fall expect to see us performing in the East Bay, South Bay and North Bay. We will also present programs in neighborhood locations in San Francisco. We know our audience has traveled to see us, now we will travel to them.
Secondly, we will offer our subscribers great plays this year by partner theatres. Expect us to offer in the coming months a menu of plays that provide great value to you… plays we know you will enjoy. This will even include two shows by the SF Playhouse, which is moving into 450 Post St. Stay tuned, this LHT PARTNER SUBSCRIPTION SERIES will be a great deal.
Your Lorraine Hansberry Theatre will remain an important part of the Arts landscape in the Bay Area and we look forward to your continued support. Look for our 32nd Season with BRINGING THE ART TO THE AUDIENCE and the LHT PARTNER SUBSCRIPTION SERIES.
President, Board of Directors
Lorraine Hansberry Theatre