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VIEW: Overcoming the COVID-19 challenge for theatres

Updated : August 08, 2020 08:54 AM IST

Today, as we battle a dreaded virus that has barred entry to theatres, the online broadcast of performances by the SOI and our other genres including Indian and international music and dance is much looked forward to by audiences beyond Mumbai and India.
The performing arts, meant to be enjoyed in a gathering, have been severely hit by the pandemic, and artistes, who thrive on the energy of a live audience, are suddenly facing the prospect of performing before empty seats and inanimate objects.
The lockdown has also been a good time to ruminate and discuss the way forward in many respects.
VIEW: Overcoming the COVID-19 challenge for theatres

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