On The Eve Of Free Virtual Gala Performance, NY’s Public Theater Muses On Art’s Future

On The Eve Of Free Virtual Gala Performance, NY's Public Theater Muses On Art's Future

An inside view of the theater before the performance of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” at the Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 21, 2017. The Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, one of the country’s finest ballet and opera companies, is just one more victim of the severe recession and embezzlement by politicians and contractors ahead of the 2014 World Cup and South America’s first Olympics, which have eviscerated public services in Rio state. / AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images)

An inside view of the theater before the performance of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” at the Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 21, 2017.
The Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, one of the country’s finest ballet and opera companies, is just one more victim of the severe recession and embezzlement by politicians and contractors ahead of the 2014 World Cup and South America’s first Olympics, which have eviscerated public services in Rio state. / AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images)