Double Feature

Author: Jack Walton ’93

The spring was shaping up to be a season brimming with arts and entertainment options at Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and the Morris Performing Arts Center in downtown South Bend. Star jam-rockers Umphrey’s McGee were slated to make a return to their hometown with an April concert at the Morris, and a multiweek run of The Lion King musical was setting up on stage there as well. On campus, DPAC was ready to welcome the Boston Pops, classical violinist Jennifer Koh and jazz pianist Fred Hersch.

COVID-19 promptly brought all of this and more to a halt as the live-entertainment world temporarily ceased to exist. Although many acts have already rescheduled appearances at both venues for the 2020-21 season, everything is still predicated on a saner, safer environment for such things.

To read the story, click here.