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Title: Social engagement and regional theatre: patterns of theatre attendance
Authors: Grisolía Santos, José María 
Willis, Ken
Wymer, Colin
Law, Andrew
UNESCO Clasification: 5312 Economía sectorial
Keywords: Teatro
Turismo cultural
Modelos económicos
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: 0954-8963
Journal: Cultural Trends 
Abstract: This paper assesses the degree to which a typical regional theatre engages with society. It uses postcodes from theatre booking data and compares the socioecenomic profiles of these postcodes with postcodes from which no theatregoers are drawn. A re-working of recent theories of class provides a conceptual context, whilst discriminant analysis is used to identify the socioecenomic factors of postcodes associated with theatre and non-theatre attendance. Education factors were the principal determinants of attendance, with occupational categories being important, but lower socioecenomic groups were less likely to engage with theatre. However, social engagement and factors determining attendance varied by type of show: comedy, drama, family and Shakespearian productions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/44534
ISSN: 0954-8963
DOI: 10.1080/09548963.2010.495277
Source: Cultural Trends[ISSN 0954-8963],v. 19, p. 225-244
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