Texas Exes: Digital Archive at the Ransom Center Shows How the Theatre Industry Made It Through the Pandemic

Texas Exes: Digital Archive at the Ransom Center Shows How the Theatre Industry Made It Through the Pandemic. “March 12, 2020, was the night the lights went out on Broadway. The curtain came down on London’s West End a few days later. By the end of the month, theatres large and small all over the world had shuttered due to COVID-19. No one knew how long the virus would keep seats empty. But Eric Colleary was busy. His phone was ringing off the hook with calls from theatre artists across the county. They wanted to know: How had previous generations of thespians dealt with such situations? Could the past help them understand how to respond to this present crisis?”

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