There may be no business like show business until 2021, if ever

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There may be no business like show business until 2021, if ever

Theatres and cinemas can’t exist when social distancing is a must. Even Stephen Fry says so

AFP

To reopen or not with social distancing? That is the question haunting theatres and cinemas that were shut overnight by coronavirus lockdowns.

Theatrical impresario Cameron Mackintosh, the legendary British producer behind a half-century of hit shows, from Cats to Hamilton, said it could be next year before the lights come on again on New York’s Broadway and London’s West End.

With British actor Stephen Fry warning that it could be as far away as next April, Mackintosh said it was impossible for theatres to open their doors again while social distancing measures were in force...

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