What Life Has Been Like for Local Theater Superfan

Edward Minieka, 77, attended 105 live art performances during the last pre-pandemic season. Now, he is a fellow Netflix streamer.

Movie Theaters Face Uncertain Future As Studios Move Toward Streaming Releases
An empty movie theater. (Getty Images)
Movie Theaters Face Uncertain Future As Studios Move Toward Streaming Releases
An empty movie theater. (Getty Images)

What Life Has Been Like for Local Theater Superfan

Edward Minieka, 77, attended 105 live art performances during the last pre-pandemic season. Now, he is a fellow Netflix streamer.

Going to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was Edward Minieka’s weekly routine. Ever since the concert hall performances halted, Minieka sits at home and binge watches the next episode of “The Crown.” Art used to fill his life, but even now, he is still able to bring a different kind of art into his life.

Reset talks with local culture vulture Edward Minieka on how the pandemic changed his love of theater arts.

GUEST: Edward Minieka, theater superfan and former University of Illinois management and statistic professor.