This moment has pushed us past even our most prescient preparations for crisis and challenge, but we can face it together.
Poised between a troubled but familiar past and the uncertain promise of a transformed future, is it any wonder we’re having trouble with the next act of our lives?
After more than a year of uncertainty and some hopeful planning, some theatres’ aspirations for a fall return are crashing into a fresh COVID surge.
Enhanced COVID safety protocols are a focus, as are strengthening avenues of redress against workplace harassment and discrimination.
Both theatre workers and audiences will be required to show proof of vaccination, and audiences must wear masks inside.
With the COVID Delta variant surging, more than 65 arts organizations and venues unite behind safety measures through the end of 2021.
Amid theatres’ fall reopenings, a new survey shows lingering reluctance to attend shows without socially distanced seating or a vaccination requirement.
Fully vaccinated companies may return to pre-COVID practices, more or less, but audience interaction is still a no-go.
With so much still unknown about their long-term symptoms, some stage artists look at the newly accelerating pace and expectations of their field with ambivalence.
Producing the audio play ‘Ich Bin Ein Berliner’ didn’t just spark personal memories; it also spurred reflections on who theatre is for and what it can do.