To Be or Not To Be? LA's Independent Shakespeare Co. Explores Alternatives After Canceling Their Summer Festival
The Independent Shakespeare Co. has been producing Shakespeare plays at Griffith Park for 17 years. More than 43,000 people attend the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival productions each summer. But this year the season was cancelled due to health concerns over coronavirus. ISC artistic director Melissa Chalsma says they have been working closely with the LA Department of Recreation and…
For 17 years the Independent Shakespeare Co. has held the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival but had to cancel this year due to coronavirus health regulations. NBC LA entertainment reporter Heather Brooker talked to artistic director Melissa Chalsma about their plans to perform virtually, and why they are looking to drive-in movies for inspiration. Visit iscla.org for details.