From iconic institutions to small store-fronts, Chicago’s commercial and nonprofit theaters face an uncertain future

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Deb Clapp, Executive Director of the League of Chicago Theatres, discusses the plight of over 250 theaters in Chicagoland. Without easy access to federal aid and no box office income, the theater community is experiencing a wake-up call to mobilize efforts to save an industry hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Born in South Korea, Ji Suk Yi immigrated to the U.S. when she was almost five years old. She had an eclectic childhood— a fusion of Southern and Korean American culture. She’s called Chicago home since 2006. (Click for more.)
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