Thursday, January 21, 2021

Shutdown

Theater professionals plan live-streamed performances after theaters shut down

In the wake of the Broadway shutdown, theater professionals and actors are seeking other ways to deliver performances to fans. Some took the form of...

IATSE joins other Broadway unions in calling for government relief

IATSE, which represents stagehands and other technicians and artisans on Broadway, has joined other Broadway unions in calling for government relief for its workers. The...

Most Broadway box offices to close following shutdown

A majority of Broadway box offices at Shubert and Nederlander theaters have set closures following the shutdown of all Broadway shows through April 12. According...

Broadway producers vow that shows will play again

With the shutdown throwing a shadow of uncertainty over all of Broadway, the unprecedented hiatus has the potential to be particularly destabilizing for the...

TodayTix to offer vouchers to customers with canceled tickets

TodayTix will offer vouchers to customers whose tickets have been canceled due to the Broadway shutdown, the ticketing agency said in a statement. The vouchers...

The history of Broadway shutdowns

The March 12 shutdown of Broadway due to the coronavirus outbreak marks Broadway’s first time going dark due to public health concerns. It is not,...

‘Six’ holds reviews after Broadway opening is canceled

The team behind “Six,” which was scheduled to open Thursday, has asked critics to hold their reviews until after the Broadway shutdown has ended,...

Musicians’ union, Actors’ Equity call for government relief after Broadway shutdown

After the shutdown of Broadway theaters and bans on large groups due to COVID-19, the musicians' union and Actors' Equity have called for government...

Telecharge, Lincoln Center announce refund policies following Broadway shutdown

Telecharge will issue automatic refunds for tickets purchased to shows between March 12 and April 12. This policy follows the announcement Thursday that all Broadway...

All Broadway theaters to shut down, Cuomo orders

All Broadway theaters will close as of 5 p.m. Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today. The shutdown was ordered by Cuomo, after he banned...