New York Arts and Entertainment Venues Re-Open Today at 33%
Venues beginning performances today include Blindness,
The Shed and The Green Room 42.
Our journey down the road to a fully reopened Broadway continues... slowly.
Today, April 2, New York event, arts and entertainment venues holding less than
10,000 people are officially allowed to reopen at 33% capacity.
Some off-Broadway productions and
cabaret venues are taking the cue, including Blindness at the Daryl
Roth Theatre, The Shed and The Green Room 42.
New York City Mayor Bill
de Blasio is keen on getting the theatre district up and running again
as he recently revealed that reopening in fall 2021 is still the goal. In an
interview with The Points Guy, Broadway League President Charlotte St.
Martin confirmed that intended timeline. She reveals that some shows
are "tentatively holding September dates for reopening or opening,"
with a several others planning on October and November.
"If some miracle happened -
the [COVID-19] incidence rate went down dramatically, the vaccination rate went
up dramatically - [Broadway's return] could be sooner," she added.
"But as of right now, we're looking at September.