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Theatres will be forced to find creative ways to reopen

All going well, theatres will have been given the go-ahead to reopen this week, but many are finding that they do not have the financial means to stage productions under the existing social distancing rules

19th July, 2020
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Theatres face major challenges to welcome audiences back for live performances while maintaining social distancing

The last time I attended a live theatre event was March 7, when I travelled to Galway to see a production of Sruth na Teanga by Branar Téater do Pháistí. The bilingual promenade show was performed in a reconfigured airport terminal on the outskirts of the city, in which small groups of audience members followed actors through a labyrinthine series of corridors into rooms that shrank and reopened for our pleasure.

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