Covid-19 pandemic: bleak future for Shakespeare's Globe, Broadway

24 May 2020 - 00:00 By ANNA SZYMANSKI

Even the Bard isn’t immune from Covid-19. Shakespeare’s Globe in London — a replica of the original theatre opened in 1997 — recently warned the British parliament that it faces closure or bankruptcy unless it gets at least £5m (R107m). But its problems aren’t a quick fix, and that’s also the case with New York’s Broadway...

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