In the second half of August, the “Dirty Deal Teatro” (DDT) show cycle “Summer Theater in Pārdaugava” invites viewers to enjoy readings and performances as part of the Rīga summer cultural program, the theater's representatives said on August 10.
Latvian diaspora theatres have established the World Union of Latvian Amateur Theaters (Pasaules latviešu amatieru teātru savienība) (PLATS), Latvian Culture Center in Birmingham said January 18.
Liepāja Theater director Herberts Laukšteins told Rus.lsm.lv on July 21 that Liepāja was the only theater which had not received compensation in the COVID-19 crisis and will be forced to close unless the money comes in.
The “Postwest” intercultural theater festival has moved from the Berlin Theater to the digital environment: from 24 to 26 June, shows, show records, discussions and other cultural events will be online. Three projects from Latvia will also participate in the festival, said Gertrude Street Theater on June 17.
Latvian theater lovers can continue to enjoy plays while observing social distancing and quarantine in the comfort of their own homes, as the Latvian Radio Theater expands their nightly program, according to a Latvian Radio broadcast on March 18.
The K.K. fon Stricka Villa (known in English as C. Stritzky House) will be the home of the newly formed “Willa teātris” theater group and will begin to show performances from the end of February, according to theater representatives on January 30.
The Dailes teātris theater is to get a new team in charge of running it after the Ministry of Culture announced the appointment January 23 of actor and entrepreneur Juris Žagars as chairman of the theater's board with stage and film director Viesturs Kairišs taking the role of creative director.
The “Apollo Kino” movie theater will feature the Latvian premiere of British-born Parisian Director Andrew Desmond's fantasy thriller “The Sonata” on October 31. The movie is a French, English, Russian and Latvian co-production filmed completely in Latvia, mostly at Cesvaine Palace, which exerts an atmospheric influence throughout the movie.