After more than 60 years of live summer performances on the University of Idaho campus, the Idaho Repertory Theatre is closing its curtains for good. The decision to make a final curtain call for the IRT was not a surprise to those involved, said Andrew Kersten, dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. “This is actually a multi-year discussion,” Kersten said. “This goes back to before I was dean.” Kersten, who has held his position at the UI since fall 2014, said the IRT has been struggling for several years to keep up with changing expense and time constraints/Shanon Quinn, Moscow-Pullman Daily News. More here.
DFO: This news makes me either more thankful that Jadd Davis & Co were able to bring back the Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre from the dead. Thoughts?