The Economist asks Sonia Friedman: Will the covid-19 vaccine mean theatre curtains can rise again?

19 November 2020


Sonia Friedman talks to The Economist’s Anne McElvoy here.

The West End and Broadway producer says visiting closed theatres during the lockdown brought her to tears. Now that an effective vaccine is on the horizon, Anne McElvoy asks Friedman what it will take for theatre curtains to rise again. And, after the pandemic how much does it cost to restart a hit show like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child