The history of theatre is full of examples of various technologies, materials and working methods that have made a crucial impact on the artistic nature of performances. This progress has often been difficult to observe, and only when a sudden turn of events like Covid-19 gives rise to an even bigger change do these developments become more visible. The current situation connected to the crisis has caused a flurry of remote stages seen through computer and mobile screens. What is needed for theatre to leap into a new technological environment? How does that affect the ways in which we create and experience theatre?