Broadway shutdown extends through Labor Day – diversity1 min read
Broadway theaters will be closed through Labor Day, extending the shutdown starting March 12.
It is not clear when the theater trade organization Broadway will be able to resume performances, according to the Broadway League. For now, theaters are offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for performances through Sept.
“While all Broadway shows would like to resume performances as soon as possible, behind the scenes and in front of the theater – we need to ensure the health and well-being of everyone who comes to the theater – before the shows return,” Broadway said in a statement on Tuesday. Martin. “Broadway League membership is working with theatrical unions, government officials and health experts to find a safe way to revive our industry. His support and leadership is due to his work We are grateful. “
The Broadway performance was suspended on March 12, sending the longest shutdown of the Great Whiteway in history. At the time, 31 music and dramas were playing, while eight new shows were under review and eight more were set to debut in the spring.
The Broadway League said the team is working with city and state officials to determine when it will be safe to resume performances.
More to come.