Live Theatre Update

As more people are getting vaccinated and Chicago loosens COVID restrictions, is the stage being set for a reopening of live theatre?

Biograph Theater
The Biograph Theater WBEZ / WBEZ
Biograph Theater
The Biograph Theater WBEZ / WBEZ

Live Theatre Update

As more people are getting vaccinated and Chicago loosens COVID restrictions, is the stage being set for a reopening of live theatre?

“The show must go on.” As the pandemic wanes, that’s what some theatre lovers are starting to say. More than a year after theatres around the country went dark, is it time to turn the lights back on? Are audiences ready to come back to live theatre?

Reset takes a look at how the drama of reopening theatres is playing out in Chicago.

GUEST: Chris Jones, chief theater critic and Sunday arts columnist for the Chicago Tribune