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Artsy Edinburgh, laid low by the virus, hopes for recovery


August 28, 2020

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Francesca Moody is spending August the way she always does: in darkened rooms in Edinburgh, watching some of the best new theater and comedy the world has to offer.

All that's missing are the hundreds of thousands of other people who usually do the same in Scotland's capital.

"It's strange to be in a city that you're so used to being saturated with culture and arts and people," Moody, a theater producer, said backstage at the city's shuttered Traverse Theatre.

Usually the venue is a hub for performances at the Edinburgh Fringe, the vast performance festival that...

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