So, there’s this nasty virus making its way around the world. It is contagious and is spreading. Nations around the world are struggling to get the infection rate under control. One of the simplest ways to bring this disease under control is to “flatten the curve”. This also means that any number of things have to happen including: social distancing, washing your hands (who would have thought we would have to spell this one out to people?) and shutting down facilities where large numbers of people congregate. This includes things like gyms, community centres and unfortunately, community theatres.
This makes me so sad. The cast and crew have worked so hard on this production. This is one that I am especially proud to be associated with. The story resonates with me in so many ways and on so many levels.
We are on a self-imposed hiatus until March 29, when the cast, crew, and board of Vagabond Players will meet to determine when (or if) the show will air. During that time, we will monitor the situation closely with regards to levels of transmission and infection.
In the meantime, I urge anyone who reads this blog post to follow simple steps: