To survive, theatre must change – a ‘return to normal’ is not an option

What if every theatre and theatre company saw itself as a community theatre company? What if institutions handed over power to young people to tell their own stories and develop their creativity? What if youth workers were seen as being arts workers, and every community had an artist in its midst? Lyn Gardner writes a reflection on the Culture Plan B podcast featuring Common Wealth, Conrad Murray, Beatfreaks and Company Three.