When society seems bound together in a single shared experience, that is often the time when a work of art resurfaces, offering itself up as metaphor and speaking directly to the times. During the last several months of the health pandemic caused by COVID-19, that work is Giovanni Boccaccio’s literary classic, “The Decameron,” a work […]
Archives for July 8, 2020
First Equity-approved shows open this summer in the Berkshires. Any hope for DC area?
Actors Equity has greenlighted two live productions in the Berkshires this summer. While there have been some non-Equity performances around the country, this is the first approved by the union of 51,000 actors and stage managers since the COVID-19 shutdowns in March. “We’re not trying to stop people from doing theater, but we are trying […]