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The new GM says she's a longtime Porchlight fan, further impressed when Michael Weber came on as artistic director last year. Porchlight, in its 18th season, has full-time staff of just three, and is a resident company at Stage 773.
Kaufman's never run a theater company, but—after decades of reporting on Chicago's theater landscape—has an encyclopedic knowledge of the business. It'll be interesting to see how that translates.