How theater weathers wars, outlasts empires and survives pandemics | Cara Greene Epstein

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How theater weathers wars, outlasts empires and survives pandemics | Cara Greene Epstein

Wednesday, 17 February

When catastrophe strikes, art prevails -- and has done so for centuries. In this fascinating talk, writer and director Cara Greene Epstein places the closing of theaters during the coronavirus pandemic in a historical context, exploring how we can use this intermission to imagine a more just, representative and beautiful world, onstage and off.
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