The collective that started by saying ‘We See You, White American Theater’ makes its own demands to be seen, and fully included, at last.
Midwestern orgs are hunkering down but not defeated in their plans to stay relevant as they restructure.
At theatres in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, flexibility is the watchword.
Theatres in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Connecticut are variously going local and virtual, and reflecting deeply on their role in a changed future.
Theatres in Nebraska, Minnesota, and Missouri work to adapt to the new reality and plan for the next chapter.
Theatres in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and Idaho keep the theatre faith, and many or most employees, in hopes of a full return.
Theatres in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina focus on how they can best serve their communities when they can’t do it from their stages.
Theatres in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana face budget shortfalls, existential questions, and a new sense of purpose.
As the pandemic rages through Arizona, Texas, and Oklahoma, theatres adjust their models and make new commitments, while one New Mexico theatre goes under.
Theatres in California, Oregon, Nevada, and Washington know they can’t go back to normal, and increasingly they’re seeing they wouldn’t want to anyway.