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After shuttering dozens of shows and shedding most of its work force, the vaunted Canadian circus faces an uphill struggle to bounce back.
The coronavirus has pulverized the famed circus, forcing it to shut down dozens of shows and grounding its small army of circus artists.
An outcry over Robert Lepage’s “Kanata” follows protests that shut down his show about slaves, which used a mostly white cast.
The show based on slave songs closed in Montreal. But after a backlash, several theaters in Quebec are planning to stage it.
Sixteen performances will be rescheduled, disappointing ticket holders from as far away as Oklahoma and Japan.
Mr. Norris is currently the associate director of the National Theater.
As Czechoslovakia’s first democratically elected president after the nonviolent revolution that ended decades of repression, Vaclav Havel oversaw a bumpy transition to democracy and a free…