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Broadway League Approves 15-Second COVID-19 Test For Actors and Crew; League President 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Early 2021 Return

Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin told the New York Post that for the first time, she feels 'cautiously optimistic' about Broadway being able to reopen in the first quarter of 2021, due to a medical breakthrough. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York Post, Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, BWW News Desk


Will Broadway Be Back in Early 2021? Charlotte St. Martin is 'Cautiously Optimistic'

As the Broadway League continues to work with city and state officials as well as leaders in science, technology, and medicine to formulate the best plan to restart Broadway, many continue to question whether the shows will go on in early 2021. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, BWW News Desk


Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jesse Williams’ ‘Take Me Out’ Broadway Opening Rescheduled for 2021

With Broadway dark for the duration of the year, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams’ reboot of “Take Me Out” joins a slew of shows being postponed for 2021. The play will debut in April, a year after it was supposed to hit the Great White Way. On Monday, The Broadway League announced that tickets […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Great White Way, Broadway League, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jesse Williams, Take Me Out, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Jesse Williams


CS Interview: Phillipa Soo Talks Hamilton & Playing Leading Lady Eliza

CS Interview: Phillipa Soo Talks Hamilton & Playing Leading Lady Eliza The stages of Broadway remain quiet in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis that has seen the shutters come down on all shows since March 12, and it will stay that way through the end of the year according to The Broadway League. Even before the shut-down, though, seeing Hamilton was out of reach for many of its fans. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRef...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Broadway, Hamilton, Alexander, Soo, Eliza, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Natasha Pierre, Broadway League, Julliard, ComingSoon, Movie News, Phillipa Soo


Brand Moves for Tuesday June 30

Eighteen weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand move...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, China, Advertising, Disney, Netflix, New York Times, Broadway, The Times, Edward Albee, Reddit, The New York Times, Donald Trump


Broadway Will Remain Closed For the Rest of the Year

Hollywood is still hoping against hope that movie theaters can be back up and running this year, but Broadway isn’t taking any chances. The Great White Way has been shut down since March 12, and today, The Broadway League announced that Broadway would remain dark until at least January of next year. And one can’t help but ask: if it isn’t safe enough to reopen Broadway this year, how can it be safe enough to reopen movie theaters? If you were hoping to catch a Broadway show this year, I have...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, New York City, Disney, Stage, Broadway, Hamilton, Variety, Great White Way, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, Thomas Schumacher, Broadway League Broadway


IATSE Calls for 'Industry-Wide Discussion' to Address Systemic Racism

Fresh off of news that The Broadway League's plans to audit diversity and inclusive within the theatre industry, IATSE's General Executive Board has announced their own plans for action. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Iatse, Broadway League, BWW News Desk, General Executive Board


The Broadway League Makes Plans to Investigate Diversity Within the Industry

The Broadway League has committed to auditing diversity within the industry as a response to recent calls for action. The League will do so by hiring an outside company to investigate diversity both onstage and behind the scenes. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway League, BWW News Desk


Actors' Equity States That Broadway's Extended Suspension Demonstrates Need for Economic Arts Relief Package

Actors' Equity Association has released a statement following the Broadway League's announcement extending Broadway's closure through at least January 3, 2021. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, BWW News Desk, Actors Equity Association


Broadway Will Remain Closed Through the Rest of the Year

The industry said it would refund tickets through Jan. 3, and hopes that shows would be able to reopen “over a series of rolling dates in early 2021.”
Tags: News, New York City, Tracy, Theater, Charlotte, St Martin, Lincoln Center Theater, Letts, Broadway League, Roundabout Theater Co, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, George Floyd Protests (2020, Alice Childress, American Buffalo (Play


Broadway Theatres Will Stay Dark Until 2021

The Broadway League said Monday that theater owners and producers will refund or exchange tickets previously purchased for shows through Jan. 3. Given the unpredictability of the coronavirus pandemic that has prompted the shuttering of Broadway, the League said it was not yet ready to specify exactly when shows will reopen. – The New York Times
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Breaking: Broadway Shutdown Extends Until 2021

The Broadway League announced today that Broadway performances in New York City will be suspended through the remainder of 2020 due to COVID-19. The League has released updated information regarding performance cancellations and ticketing.Broadway theatres are now offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for all performances through January 3, 2021. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, BWW News Desk


The Broadway League Pledges To Perform A ‘Sweeping Audit’ – And Make Changes

People are right to be frustrated about the lack of diversity backstage, says the president of the Broadway League, which is ready to perform a “diversity audit” of many parts of Broadway. She says that the League can’t force participation, but that it “would strongly encourage all affected entities, including labor unions and nonprofits that operate on Broadway, to cooperate with the researchers.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, 06.28.20


Broadway League Pledges Change Amid National Uproar Over Racism

The organization will commission a comprehensive survey to get a handle on diversity onstage, backstage and in production offices.
Tags: News, Theater, Charlotte, St Martin, Broadway League, Race and Ethnicity


Broadway League President Says A January Reopening?

Charlotte St. Martin said that in the last ten weeks Broadway has been losing an average of $35 million a week; this will remain so for however long Broadway remains closed. If this continues to January, that means a total loss of around $1.5 billion—with the sum heading towards $2 billion if the closure continues into next spring. – The Daily Beast
Tags: Art, Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, 05.25.20


Poll Shows One Hurdle to Reopening Broadway: Fear of Jerks

A New York Times/Siena College Research Institute poll found that theatergoers who are hesitant to return worry that the people around them won’t follow the rules.
Tags: Art, Music, News, Masks, New York City, Museums, Theater, New York State, Charlotte, St Martin, Broadway League, Shutdowns (Institutional, Polls and Public Opinion, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, New York Times Siena College Research Institute, Coronavirus Reopenings


Wake Up With BWW 5/26: Broadway League President Hopes For January Return, and More!

Today's top stories Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin is hoping for a January return for Broadway, and more [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, Stephi Wild


When Will Broadway Re-Open? January Hopes Broadway League President

'I actually am a little more optimistic than those who say Broadway will reopen in the spring, but I tend to be an optimistic person, I tend to think it will be after the first of the year, in January...' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, BWW News Desk






BWW Exclusive: Watch Broadway League's Charlotte St. Martin Explain Next Steps for Broadway, the Future of the Tony Awards and More!

Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin chatted with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge earlier today to explain what yesterday's update means for the future of those 39 shows. 'We don't know when we're coming back. We know that we have to have health and safety as a primary concern,' she explained. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, BWW News Desk, Richard Ridge, Watch Broadway League


Actors' Equity Association Releases Statement Addressing the September Extension of the Broadway Shutdown- 'We Will Need New Protocols'

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, released the following statement regarding media reports that the Broadway League would be refunding Broadway tickets through September 6. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, BWW News Desk, Actors Equity Association


Actors' Equity Association Releases Statement Addressing the September Extension of the Broadway Shutdown

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, released the following statement regarding media reports that the Broadway League would be refunding Broadway tickets through September 6. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, BWW News Desk, Actors Equity Association, Broadway Shutdown


Broadway theaters to remain closed through at least September 6

New York City's Broadway theaters will remain closed through at least September 6 because of coronavirus, according to the Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway industry.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Broadway, Broadway League


Breaking: Broadway Shutdown Extends To September

With the ongoing suspension of Broadway performances due to COVID-19 continuing until further notice, the Broadway League is updating information regarding performance cancellations and ticketing protocol. While a date to resume performances is yet to be determined, Broadway theatres are now offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for performances through September 6, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, BWW News Desk


Broadway League's Charlotte St. Martin and Roundabout's Julia Levy Included in Mayor De Blasio's Arts, Culture & Entertainment Advisory Council

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed members to the following Sector Advisory Councils Labor and Workforce Large Business Small Business and Arts, Culture, and Entertainment. Sector Advisory Councils will inform the Administration's efforts to restart the economy and city life. The councils will serve as critical links to disseminate information about re-opening and provide guidance to shape the City's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Membership of the councils on Faith, Construction and Real...
Tags: Theatre, Bill De Blasio, De Blasio, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, BWW News Desk, Julia Levy, Entertainment Advisory Council


Broadway League Working Closely with Cuomo-Led New York Re-Opening Advisory Board

The Broadway League is working closely with Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York Forward advisory board regarding a re-opening strategy for the theatre industry. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Andrew Cuomo, Broadway League, BWW News Desk, Cuomo Led New York Re Opening Advisory Board


Listen: Hugh Jackman Talks ‘Bad Education,’ Quarantine and ‘The Music Man’ Revival

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to paralyze New York City, the future of Broadway remains unknown. The Broadway League announced earlier this month that theaters would remain closed at least through June 7. If they stick with that date, it looks like the producers of the upcoming revival of “The Music Man” plan to start […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Podcasts, New York City, Broadway, Hugh Jackman, Bad Education, Allison Janney, Broadway League, The Music Man, The Big Ticket, Coronavirus


Breaking: NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Cancels All Non-Essential Events Through June

Shortly after the Broadway League updated the terms of the Broadway shutdown earlier this month currently extended to June 7, Governor Cuomo made a statement of doubt regarding the timeline. Now, NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio has just announced that non-essential events have been canceled through June. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Bill De Blasio, Cuomo, Broadway League, BWW News Desk


When Could Broadway Re-Open? 'We're Probably Looking at September or Later'

Shortly after the Broadway League updated the terms of the Broadway shutdown last week currently extended to June 7, Governor Cuomo made a statement of doubt regarding the timeline. Now, Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin is clarifying the specifics of the evolving plan to re-open Broadway in a recent interview with Deadline. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Cuomo, Broadway League, Charlotte St Martin, BWW News Desk