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COVID-19 Broadway closed through June 7
2020-04-08

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Broadway will remain closed through June 7—an extension of the current coronavirus shutdown that would seem to retroactively end the 2019-20 season.

"Our top priority continues to be the health and well-being of Broadway theatergoers and the thousands of people who work in the theatre industry every day, including actors, musicians, stagehands, ushers and many other dedicated professionals." said Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin, as quoted on Deadline.com . "Broadway will always be at the very heart of the Big Apple, and we join with artists, theatre professionals, and fans in looking forward to the time when we can once again experience live theater together."

Thirty-one productions went dark on March 12, some having just begun previews. In all, 15 productions had been set to open this spring. Also, June 7 had been marked for the now indefinitely postponed 74th Annual Tony Awards.

The full Deadline article is at deadline.com/2020/04/broadway-closed-june-7-coronavirus-2019-2020-season-ends-1202903469/ .


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