Jeff Daniels on the Purple Rose Theatre’s future: “I don’t know if we’re coming back”

You can add Chelsea’s Purple Rose Theatre to the list of Michigan establishments whose futures are up in the air because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking on the Crain’s Detroit Business “Detroit vs. COVID-19” podcast, Purple Rose founder and artistic director Jeff Daniels raised the possibility that the theater might never reopen once the pandemic is over. He raised the issue while discussing a series of fundraising YouTube concerts he’s been doing for the Purple Rose during the pandemic. Daniels, a film star who still lives in Chelsea, also said it will likely take a vaccine before people start returning … Continue reading Jeff Daniels on the Purple Rose Theatre’s future: “I don’t know if we’re coming back”