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As reported here, the board of directors of Hudson's Village Theatre did not renew the contract of its artistic director, Andrew Johnston. The reaction was immediate and a group was formed on Facebook to organize resistance to the board's move and to support Johnston. In this new world of fiscal restraint, cutbacks, and theatres struggling for survival, is what is happening in Hudson an important event or a tempest in a teapot and why? Discuss.