To be, or not to be?
Jul 11, 2023

To be, or not to be?

Some regional theaters aren't getting a choice. With pandemic funding running dry and attendance way down, companies across the country are cutting back spending in drastic ways. Plus, how much capital does a bank really need?

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Regional theaters aren't bouncing back

Jul 11, 2023
Smaller audiences can mean fewer donations for regional theaters, which are often non-profits.
Recently, audiences have shown more interest in lighter topics and familiar work. This leaves regional theaters that produce new plays with shrinking attendance.
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What’s the right amount of capital for banks to have on hand?

Jul 11, 2023
More than they currently do, says the Federal Reserve’s vice chair for supervision.
It’s always a balancing act for bank regulators to figure out how much capital is enough.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jordan Mangi Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC