SEOUL — While the performing arts scene is one of many industries hit by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in Korea, the stage lights are still on.
Performing arts figures and institutions are striving to ensure the show goes on — with both online and offline efforts — offering comfort to people struggling with the crisis and allowing actors, dancers, musicians and more to stay in work.
From classical music performances and internationally touring musicals to K-pop concerts, the challenge is to keep the arts going while preventing and controlling the deadly disease that has disrupted lives around the world.
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