‘Theatre’s major challenge is attracting a younger audience’

2013-11-19 00:00

GETTING young bottoms on seats is the major challenge faced by the theatre industry today, says Illa Thompson of Publicity Matters, an independent theatre publicist.

Durban-born and raised theatre practitioner Jarryd Nurden, who plays the role of Riff, the leader of the Jets in the story, says it is important for the youth to be involved in the arts.

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