This week the Rose was wrapped in pink tape as a part of Scene Change’s #MissingLiveTheatre project.
A massive thank you to theatre designers Liz Wright, Anna Lewis and Rachael Rooney who designed the installation and to Rose staff who volunteered to help set up the tape, which reads ‘MISSING LIVE THEATRE’.
The installation will remain at the Rose until Friday 24 July, after which the tape will be reused at another venue.
The project, which launched at the beginning of this month, has seen theatres across the country covered in pink tape to highlight the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on the industry.
It aims to show some love to currently empty venues, as well as link local designers with theatres to create the installations. The project was inspired by hazard tape at the National Theatre, put up to prevent the public from gathering there, which made the theatre look like a ‘toxic site’. The National was then the first theatre to receive a pink tape installation.
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Photos by Ewa Ferdynus