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A message about COVID-19: In our continued effort to ensure the health and safety of all who engage with the Guthrie we have temporarily closed our Box Office (phone and in-person sales), administrative offices, and the public spaces of our building. Performances are canceled through April 5. Ticket holders will be contacted regarding their ticketing options.

A message about COVID-19

Learn about our work to ensure the health and safety of everyone at the Guthrie during this time of uncertainty.

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Promise the world your love

Friends, as our world continues to navigate these tumultuous times, I have found great hope in the words of Lynn Ungar, who penned this beautiful poem on March 11. The Guthrie’s LED towers are illuminating one of my favorite lines — Promise this world your love — to help remind us that in spite of being isolated, we are in this together. May we all see the sacred in the uncertain days ahead and reach out to one another with loving, compassionate hearts.

Joseph Haj
Artistic Director

Pandemic

What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and selling.
Give up, just for now,
on trying to make the world
different than it is.
Sing. Pray. Touch only those
to whom you commit your life.
Center down.
 
And when your body has become still,
reach out with your heart.
Know that we are connected
in ways that are terrifying and beautiful.
(You could hardly deny it now.)
Know that our lives
are in one another’s hands.
(Surely, that has come clear.)
Do not reach out your hands.
Reach out your heart.
Reach out your words.
Reach out all the tendrils
of compassion that move, invisibly,
where we cannot touch.
 
Promise this world your love–
for better or for worse,
in sickness and in health,
so long as we all shall live.
 
– Lynn Ungar 
March 11, 2020

2020–2021 Season

“We’ve curated a group of notable titles that span many genres, themes and experiences. No two plays cover the same territory, yet they all illuminate our common humanity in beautifully unique ways.” – Joseph Haj 

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