Posted at 8:14 AM on March 23, 2007
by Rex Levang
From NewMusicBox.com comes this article, explaining why the performing arts are immune to those cost-cutting efficiencies that can be introduced into the production of automobiles, machine tools, and the like.
Inefficiency in the arts is also the subject of an old-but-good bit of musical humor, the one about the efficiency expert who went to a symphony concert. Available here.