American theater may not survive the coronavirus.

American theater may not survive the coronavirus. We need help now!

 

During the Great Depression, FDR set up the Federal Theater Program to save our industry. We need similar help today.

 

 

Recently, I was in a taxi and the driver asked me what I did. When I told him I’m a playwright, he looked back at me with true pity. “I feel for you people. I’m real poor on money right now, like most cab drivers, but at least I can work … for hospitality and the arts it’s like the light just got turned off. It ain’t right.”

 


 

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American theater may not survive the coronavirus. We need help now | The Guardian