GLOBE THEATRE CANCELS REMAINDER OF ITS SEASON DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

COVID-19 has led to the cancellation of the remainder of Globe Theatre's 2020/21 season.

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on Regina’s performing arts scene.

On Thursday, Globe Theatre announced it is cancelling the remainder of its season.

In a press release, the professional theatre company said it is “faced with the reality that the live theatre environment cannot exist like it did prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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The Globe Theatre had initially cancelled the first half of its 2020-21 season in June. There were plans for a three-play offering set to begin in January of 2021, but obstacles like social distancing made it not possible.  READ MORE


Jaime Boldt, executive director of the Globe Theatre, stands in the theatre’s performance space in Regina. PHOTO BY BRANDON HARDER /Regina Leader-Post

GLOBE THEATRE CANCELS REST OF THE SEASON DUE TO COVID-19
Regina’s Globe Theatre has cancelled the remainder of its season due to continuing COVID-19 challenges.

“With the challenges we face due to the pandemic, we cannot confidently deliver the revised lineup of shows while adhering to public health restrictions that would allow artists and audiences to gather safely,” says a news release from the theatre this week.

In June, Globe Theatre announced the first half of the 2020/2021 main stage season had been cancelled. With three shows planned to begin in January, the theatre said this week it looked at various options for safely presenting them before concluding issues around social distancing, limited allowable audience capacity and a tight backstage and rehearsal space — and other potential problems around COVID-19 — made continuing with the season too difficult. READ MORE

 

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