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When we spoke with Karyn Meek back in 2017, she was production stage manager for the Tony-nominated musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. She's now enrolled in online grad school. Meek says as a stage manager she's used to solving problems before they arise. The pandemic is "a problem that not only can I not solve — I can't even see what next week will be," she says. Jeff Lunden for NPR hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

Where Are They Now? We Check In With Broadway Workers, Now Off Broadway

Each year ahead of the Tony Awards, we profile essential theater professionals who aren't centerstage. This year, with theaters closed due to COVID-19, we check back in to see how they are coping.

The "Holy Grail" of baseball cards, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, is put on display as part of a baseball memorabilia exhibit at the History Colorado Center on July 16, 2018, in Denver. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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OPINION: When Baseball Cards Sell For Millions, They Lose Their Real Value

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Blue Nights and Yellow Days Matt Large
Dusk Blue Wednesday, Soul Food Horns
Woodpecker Song Tony Mottola & Tony Mottola Orchestra
Kith and Kin Brontide
What Shouldn't I Be? Sampha
Petite suite de concert, Op. 77: III. Un sonnet d'amour Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
This Is How We Walk on the Moon Arthur Russell
Magnolia Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

When we spoke with Karyn Meek back in 2017, she was production stage manager for the Tony-nominated musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. She's now enrolled in online grad school. Meek says as a stage manager she's used to solving problems before they arise. The pandemic is "a problem that not only can I not solve — I can't even see what next week will be," she says. Jeff Lunden for NPR hide caption

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Jeff Lunden for NPR

Where Are They Now? We Check In With Broadway Workers, Now Off Broadway

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Wheels Billy Vaughn
Odd World Sebastian Davidson
Absence of Gravity Audio Dope
Oakmoss Bibio

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