Future theater in LA, COVID-19 fact-check

Center Theatre Group has postponed all events, including at its Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Photo by Amy Ta.

For theaters in LA, there’s no timetable for reopening. Half of the staff for Center Theatre Group have been furloughed. Looking to the fall season, no one knows how many patrons will be allowed into a venue, or whether they’ll feel comfortable going in. Meanwhile, theater directors are encouraging playwrights to use this time to brainstorm innovative new works.

Plus, we fact-check President Trump’s latest claims on COVID-19. This week, he suggested that people inject disinfectant into their lungs.