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SPAC attendance up slightly in 2012

Ballet, orchestra fail to capitalize on renewed support

Saratoga Performing Arts Center President Marcia White, second from right, speaks at the SPAC Board of Directors meeting at the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce in Colonie on Thursday, alongside John Nigro, left, E. Stewart Jones and Susan Phillips Read, right.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Saratoga Performing Arts Center President Marcia White, second from right, speaks at the SPAC Board of Directors meeting at the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce in Colonie on Thursday, alongside John Nigro, left, E. Stewart Jones and Susan Phillips Read, right.
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Attendance at Philadelphia Orchestra and New York City Ballet shows fell 4 percent this summer, even as fans tried to mobilize support upon learning the ballet’s two-week residency will be reduced to one week next year. But Saratoga Performing Arts Center still pulled off a classical season that pleased officials, with attendance up 1 percent overall and ticket sale revenue up 14 percent because of higher prices and more people buying amphitheater seats instead of ...

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Sparkys_Dad
October 5, 2012
11:07 a.m.

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Will somebody please save us from this Marcia White?
PLEASE!

She is not qualified. she's killing SPAC.
Think Tanglewood.

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