Pamela Espeland Park Square Theatre on Monday announced its 44th season: nine productions on two stages, spanning Sept. 14 of this year through Aug. 25 of next. Plus 146 weekday matinees for students in grades 7-12, drawn from its repertory of literary classics. More than 30,000 teens attend a Park Square matinee each year.This will be Artistic Director Richard Cook’s final season after 43 years at the theater. Cook will retire on Sept. 1. Park Square is searching now for a new AD and plans to announce in early June.We had a few questions for Cook about what it’s like to be at this stage of his life and career. We talked by phone on Friday.MinnPost: What is it like to announce your final season after 43 years?Richard Cook: What I tried...
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