World May 5, 2020

Virus could keep theaters shut for a year, producers warn

To reopen, or not to reopen with social distancing? That is the question haunting theaters and cinemas that were shuttered overnight by coronavirus lockdowns. Theatrical impresario Cameron Mackintosh, the legendary British producer behind a half century of hit shows from "Cats" to "Hamilton", said it ...

Many actors in Japan struggling amid coronavirus outbreak

National Apr 14, 2020

Many actors in Japan struggling amid coronavirus outbreak

A survey by the Japan Actors Union has found that many of its members are struggling financially during the coronavirus outbreak. A number of respondents said they have been denied performance and cancellation fees for canceled events, drama shoots and other work, but they are ...