It does not only apply to LA, but to the whole theatre community. We have come out of this experience with a broader outlook. The American theatre’s survival depends on it. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2020-07-20/covid-los-angeles-theaters-reopening-systemic-racism
I never thought much about the value of getting my playbills at the theatre. I do miss getting them. I hope that this business is not history when we return. https://www.fastcompany.com/90526197/with-broadway-shuttered-for-2020-can-playbill-survive-the-pandemic
Our “now” demands big injections of economic Vitamin B, just as was necessary during the Great Depression. And our “tomorrow” needs a cultural life that isn’t entirely dependent on computer screens. https://crosscut.com/2020/07/arts-need-new-deal-survive-pandemic
It is time to give artists the freedom to think outside of the box.
There are so many more great works for us to hear, let’s broaden the “cannon.”
The recent renaissance in American drama would be unthinkable without the energy and imaginative daring of a group of gifted young Black playwrights. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2020-07-01/new-radicalism-of-black-playwriting