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May 28 2020

The City I Want Galway to be After Covid-19

A platform in which Galway puts forward ideas on how, after the pandemic, we can transform the city for the better

Like many other sectors, the performing arts industry - overnight - has been flattened by the Coronavirus pandemic. All businesses have been deeply affected, but the creative industries in particular have been hard hit, leaving artists, arts workers, and audiences floored.

At the Town Hall Theatre we have spent the last 10 weeks cancelling and postponing, rescheduling, and refunding. Our hearts are broken. Box office and bar staff, technicians and actors, playwrights, directors, choreographers, dancers, musicians, stage managers, designers, and stage crews throughout our industry now find themselves in what Stephen Fry described as "dark times indeed for the performing arts".


Read the full article on the Advertiser website.