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#MissingLiveTheatre

  SCENE/CHANGE and Designer Grace Smart wrap our wooden O with a message of love and hope

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White and pink tape forms a circle on a set of iron gates.

Created by  SCENE/CHANGE, a community of freelance Designers, the #MissingLiveTheatre campaign aims to bring joy and colour to theatres across the UK and Ireland, which currently stand empty due to the coronavirus pandemic. The campaign celebrates these incredible buildings, and the key role they play within their communities.

The white and pink tape, with the message Missing Live Theatre, wraps each theatre with colour in a unique way. For us, the tape forms the shape of our logo and has been designed by Grace Smart (Henry VI and Richard III, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 2019/20). The tape will remain on our Groundling Gates for seven days, before being repurposed to wrap another theatre in hope.

The white wattle and daub of a theatre wall, with white and pink tape crossing infront.
A small sign reads: When we do meet again, why we shall smile
A mirror on a brick wall reflects a criss-cross of white and pink tape.
A man stands holding one end of a piece of white and pink tape.
A close up of a woman through a set of iron gates.
The white wattle and daub of a theatre wall, with white and pink tape crossing infront.
A woman leans up to adjust a piece of white and pink tape on a set of iron gates.
A shot looking up at a woman standing before a set of iron gates, placing white and pink tape.
The white wattle and daub of a theatre wall, with white and pink tape crossing infront.
A man leans out of a window, fixing a piece of white and pink tape.
A close up of a woman through a set of iron gates.
Three women stand on a set of steps holding a length of white and pink type, which is formed in a circle on a set of iron gates.
White and pink tape forms a circle on a set of iron gates.

FINIS.

All photographs by Marc Brenner. Find out more about SCENE/CHANGE and how you can support the community of freelance Designers.

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