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The newest normal The newest normal

A nonstop flow of COVID related announcements from New York City performing arts organizations has swept the city the past weeks.

on December 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM
I am a victim of telephone I am a victim of telephone

For the Met, high ticket costs, hostile unions and COVID are only part of the problem, according to performer, teacher and writer David Rohde.

on May 17, 2021 at 9:43 AM
(Another) Change of Season (Another) Change of Season

Last year at this time, performance arts organizations in NYC were announcing that the COVID pandemic would force closures through the summer. We here at parterre box, having honed our mantic powers predicting the precise timing of a singer’s vocal collapse, foresaw a grimmer reality.

on May 12, 2021 at 10:18 AM