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Author: Tamanna Khan

Arts & Culture

Struggling in the shadows: Pandemic leaves backstage workers facing financial, mental health crises

Backstage workers in the country’s live entertainment industry are struggling with mental health issues, but little research exists to highlight their predicament. Lydon Thorpe produced sound for live entertainment on a cruise ship starting almost every day at 9 a.m. and ending work around midnight for six months. After that, he would take his semi-annual vacation on land. That life...