Big Trouble for the Performing Arts

Respiratory Tract Diseases, Dance, Ballet, Entertainment, Medical Conditions, Music

From Broadway to storefront theaters and nightclubs, American institutions and performers are faced with financial disaster.

Respiratory Tract Diseases, Dance

3/27/2020

Nothing can permanently kill off the performing arts, but performers and institutions are going through unprecedented hardships, writes Terry Teachout

From Broadway to storefront theaters and nightclubs, American institutions and performers are faced with financial disaster.

tteachout@wsj.com March 26, 2020 4:01 pm ET Of all the bad tidings brought by the coronavirus, here’s the scariest piece of news for lovers of the performing arts: The Metropolitan Opera is canceling the rest of its current season—and furloughing its orchestra members, choristers, dancers and stagehands. That reportedly comes to more than 500 people. What’s more, the unions aren’t protesting. As Leonard Egert, national executive director of the American Guild of Musical Artists, told the New York Times: “We’re disappointed, we’re upset, but we understand.” You don’t... Read more: The Wall Street Journal

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