As theatre reopens, we visit with a theatre that not only transformed during this difficult year and a half but thrived. The Irish Repertory Theatre’s work ranged from solo shows filmed in isolation to a full-scale musical with a live orchestra on stage. As they told tales new and old, the staff reinvented their roles while learning new skills on the go. What resulted was a new audience, an archive of recorded theatre for patrons to watch in perpetuity, and the memory of creating art together while alone.
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American Theatre Wing’s Working in the Theatre documentary series features the most fascinating people on the stage, behind the scenes, and in the audience. From Tony Awards® and Obie Awards® winning artists to the next generation of theatre-makers, we capture theatre’s inner-workings, industry luminaries, and unique stories that surround important work.