Glendale News-Press: Alex Theatre Shows Strong in First Fiscal-Year Quarter

By Arin Mikailian After taking out expenses, the Alex Theatre reported a $148,000 gain in its latest quarter, far outperforming its six-figure deficit the historic venue faced the same time a year before. The net amount is for the theater's first fiscal-year quarter between July and September 2015, while the Alex was $124,000 in the hole in the same time frame in 2014. The gross amount was $430,000 before staffing and other expenses were taken into account, according to a city staff report. A stronger fundraising effort and booking more productions over the summer — typically considered a slow time of the year —...