Theater can save the world.
Perhaps that strikes you as silly or irrational or wishful thinking. Or just plain wrong in the face of pandemic.
Certainly, in these times when the need to save lives is so vividly real and mostly in the hands of our health-care-providing neighbors, this seems like a wild assertion.
As we pass the fourth week of our distancing from one another, we mark that unreal moment when we put 20 continuous years of making theater together on pause to commit to keeping us all safe.