Boom for Bard Jobs?
Casting at Shakespeare fests doth steer up and down.
By Brad Weismann DENVER
Is the Bard in a boom? In certain respects, the answer seems to be yes. Nearly 100 organizations are listed as members of the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America (www.staaonline.org), and many others specialize in classical theatre. As for whether this translates into more work for actors, the proliferation of companies makes it difficult to track job growth, even for Actors' Equity Association.