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James Houghton and Signature Theatre

by Laura Callanan, Jane Wei-Skillern, Prentice Onayemi

The case describes the history of Signature Theatre, started by James Houghton 23 years ago. Signature Theatre is an example of a successful organization with a powerful mission and vision, and one that has stuck to its mission throughout the years. The theater has gone through many stages under Houghton's leadership, eventually growing to a $12 million annual budget with a new $70 million production facility featuring a unique, open community gathering space as a central feature. Along the way, Houghton has become one of the most respected and influential leaders in his field.


Pub Date: Apr 5, 2014

Discipline: Social Enterprise

Subjects: Nonprofit organizations, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Social issues

Product #: B5798-PDF-ENG

Industry: Arts, entertainment & sports,Theater

Geography: United States, New York

Length: 14 page(s)

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