Howard Sherman is a New York based arts administrator and advocate. He is director of the Arts Integrity Initiative at The New School for Performing Arts. Howard is a regular contributor to The Stage. Read his latest column every Friday.
Reading plays during this third lockdown can make our hearts soar and sink at the bittersweet illumination of our shared humanity, capturing how we are feeling right now as a new year brings renewed hope, if not unbridled joy, says playwright Sudha Bhuchar
National Theatre director Rufus Norris has called for money awarded in the next round of the Culture Recovery Fund to be “ring-fenced” for productions, claiming this will help support freelancers who have so far not been eligible for support