On January 5, 2021, the prequel to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous book set in the Jazz Age, The Great Gatsby, was released. This new story, however, was written by award winning writer Michael Farris Smith.
In December 2020, people were shocked with the news of a new musical, created on the popular social app, TikTok. A trend was started where creators wrote music, choreographed, made costumes and merchandise, and even made a Playbill for an adaption of Pixar’s 2007 hit film, Ratatouille. The show premiered on January 1 and viewers could see it until January 4. The tickets were available online for $5.
During these difficult times, many businesses have been struggling to stay open. They are unable to open safely and are forced to stay closed or completely shut down. Many museums have struggled with this issue and nearly one third of all US museums have remained closed. Some in New York have offered virtual options to ensure their safety, but many have decided to reopen with limited occupance. How long will this last though?