No 'Snow Day' for Broadway, All Monday Eve Shows Performing
The Broadway League reports that those Monday night performers, The Phantom of the Opera, Impressionism, Chicago, Avenue Q and West Side Story are all set and scheduled to run tonight, in spite of the snowstorm that continues to hit the city.
The late winter snowstorm covered the Northeast early today Monday, March 2nd, grounding hundreds of flights, causing traffic nightmares, delaying trains and buses and closing schools for hundreds of thousands of children from South Carolina to New Hampshire. But, the lights of Broadway will go on, for up to the minute League news visit, www.broadwayleague.com.
The Broadway League is the official trade association for the Broadway theatre industry, operating under the "Now THAT'S Broadway!" banner, which signifies genuine Broadway productions and events. Founded in 1930 as the League of New York Theatres, the League is a membership organization whose 600-plus members include theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, general managers, and suppliers of theatrical goods and services.
League programs include the Broadway Concierge & Ticket CenterTM, Broadway's centralized full-price ticket outlet and customer-service headquarters, located in the Times Square Visitor Center; co-presentation of the Tony Awards® with the American Theatre Wing; ILoveNYTheater.com, a multilingual Internet source for show tickets and information; The Broadway Line®, a national toll-free Broadway information hotline at 1-888-BROADWAY; the Touring Broadway Awards®, the first awards program recognizing excellence in touring Broadway productions; Broadway on Broadway® (with the Times Square Alliance), an annual outdoor concert in Times Square; Internet Broadway Database® at IBDB.com; and Kids' Night on Broadway®, a national audience development program.
Each year The Broadway League and its members bring Broadway theatre to nearly 30 million people in more than 240 cities across the U.S. and Canada.
Photo by Joan Marcus.