The governor’s signature could save community theatre

By |2022-09-13T10:06:09-07:00September 12th, 2022|Opinion|

by Sara K. Dean, Executive Artistic Director, South Bay Musical Theatre While live performances are definitely back, as anyone involved with community theater knows, the process of making art is now very different than it was three years ago. When we were allowed to reopen in spring 2021 after more than a year of virtual productions, it was thrilling. Finally, we could create art together—in person, and with audiences in the same room! We’ve had to learn, and relearn, many new tasks to keep artists, crew, and audiences safe. Frequent testing. Mask mandates at rehearsals and for our audience. And [...]