The Future of Chicago Theatre

A Chicago Studies Conversation

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a series of changes and limitations to theatre and the performing arts. Storefront theatre, improv, and stand-up comedy have been particularly affected given the nature of live performances and audience participation. And yet, artists, managers, and directors have been incredibly inventive and adaptive finding new and safe ways to bring their art and comedy to virtual audiences. With COVID-19 vaccinations underway, what do those who work in theatre expect to change in a post-pandemic world? 

This conversation on the Future of Chicago Theatre features the following panelists: 

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