Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Shutdown

Actors’ Equity urges producers to postpone auditions

Actors' Equity has asked producers to "temporarily postpone" auditions due to updated guidance from the Center for Disease Control on coronavirus. The union cites the...

The Broadway League is discussing an eight-week closure

The Broadway League says it is discussing the recommendation from the Center for Disease Control to postpone or cancel gatherings of 50 or more...

West End theaters to close due to coronavirus

West End theaters will be closed beginning Monday night, the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre announced. The theaters will be closed "until further...

League of Professional Theatre Women offers emergency loans to members

The League of Professional Theatre Women is offering its members access to its emergency loan fund as theaters across the country close due to...

CDC recommends limiting large gatherings for next 8 weeks

The Center for Disease Control issued new guidance Sunday recommending the postponement or cancellation of events of 50 or more people for the next...

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...