“The virus is already pushing small theaters to the brink.
One Shakespeare theater hopes it can make it back.”

“Suddenly, a virus barely touching a bucolic slice of the Shenandoah Valley amounted to a potential theatrical extinction event…when plays stop, lives don’t, and workers in the arts are as vulnerable as those in any other field…the goodwill of the company’s audiences has opened a stage door of hope…ASC’s creative family will await their all-important cue for the box office to reopen.”

Read Peter Marks’ full article about ASC’s temporary closure due to the coronavirus and how it reflects the state of many arts organizations in the U.S. in The Washington Post:

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