The interesting part of the los Angeles time article is the Taper's explanation that they had already taken one large cast show (Uncle Vanya) and replaced it with a the Mamet two-hander Oleanna.
This gels with the TCG Fiscal Snapshots released earlier this week.
Here is another key statement from the article:
In planning his 2010-11 season, Ritchie admitted he faces new challenges. “Finances are playing a bigger role than ever -- I have to pay more attention to that as I plan my season,” he said. "It’s more complicated than it’s been in the past. In fact, I don’t think it’s ever really been an issue before.”