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New York City Ballet Cancels Remaining THE NUTCRACKER Performances PhotoNew York City Ballet Cancels Remaining THE NUTCRACKER Performances
by BWW Staff - December 28, 2021

New York City Ballet has canceled all remaining performances of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® through Sunday, January 2 at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts due to a number of additional positive test results for breakthrough COVID-19 among people involved in the production.
New York City Ballet Cancels Nutcracker Performance Tonight PhotoNew York City Ballet Cancels Nutcracker Performance Tonight
by BWW Staff - December 21, 2021

BroadwayWorld has learned that New York City Ballet has canceled tonight’s 7pm performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts due to several positive test results for breakthrough COVID-19.
Where To Get A COVID Vaccine, Booster Shot & Test Near Broadway PhotoWhere To Get A COVID Vaccine, Booster Shot & Test Near Broadway
by BWW Special - December 20, 2021

Are you coming to NYC to see a Broadway show and need a COVID-19 test or a booster shot? We've compiled a handy list of locations near the theatre district offering those services.
New York City Announces Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Workers PhotoNew York City Announces Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Workers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 6, 2021

The mayor has announced a first-in-the-nation vaccine mandate for private-sector workers. The mandate, which will take effect on December 27th, will apply to roughly 184,000 businesses.
Broadway Theatres to Welcome International Visitors & Children Under 12 and Extend Va PhotoBroadway Theatres to Welcome International Visitors & Children Under 12 and Extend Vaccination & Mask Requirement
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 8, 2021

The Broadway League announced today that the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theatres in New York City will continue to require vaccinations for audience members, as well as performers, backstage crew, and theatre staff, for all performances through February 28, 2022.
Broadway Theatres In New York City Extend Vaccination and Mask Requirement For Audien PhotoBroadway Theatres In New York City Extend Vaccination and Mask Requirement For Audiences Through the End of the Year
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 1, 2021

The Broadway League announced today that the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theatres in New York City will continue to require vaccinations for audience members, as well as performers, backstage crew, and theatre staff, for all performances through the end of the year.
Times Square TKTS Booth Reopens Today PhotoTimes Square TKTS Booth Reopens Today
by Stephi Wild - September 14, 2021

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, will re-open its TKTS® Discount Ticket Booth in Times Square ('under the red steps') at Broadway and 47th Street, today, Tuesday, September 14 at 3pm.
Times Square TKTS Booth Will Re-Open This September PhotoTimes Square TKTS Booth Will Re-Open This September
by Nicole Rosky - September 1, 2021

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, will re-open its TKTS® Discount Ticket Booth in Times Square (‘under the red steps’) at Broadway and 47th Street, on Tuesday, September 14 at 3pm.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement to Launch Tomorrow in NYC for Indoor Entertainment,  PhotoCOVID-19 Vaccination Requirement to Launch Tomorrow in NYC for Indoor Entertainment, Recreation, Dining and Fitness
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 16, 2021

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that those attending indoor live events and performances in New York City will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination along with a photo ID beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, August 17th. 
The Public Theater Announces 2021-22 Season Featuring World Premieres of THE VISITOR, PhotoThe Public Theater Announces 2021-22 Season Featuring World Premieres of THE VISITOR, CULLUD WATTAH and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 12, 2021

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public’s 2021-22 Season, returning to their landmark home on 425 Lafayette Street after the year-long pandemic shutdown with a robust slate of new productions and ongoing  programming.
Joe Allen Restaurant Will Officially Re-Open on August 18 PhotoJoe Allen Restaurant Will Officially Re-Open on August 18
by Nicole Rosky - August 11, 2021

Joe Allen Restaurant, the iconic haunt of the Broadway community, will open its doors once again on Wednesday, August 18. The restaurant, as required by city mandate, will require proof of vaccination at the door in the form of CDC card, photo of CDC card or Excelsior Pass for indoor dining, with some outdoor dining options also available.
Broadway League Will Not Share Grosses for Broadway Shows Throughout 2021-22 Season PhotoBroadway League Will Not Share Grosses for Broadway Shows Throughout 2021-22 Season
by Nicole Rosky - August 10, 2021

As many shows prepare for their big autumn returns, questions remain about how ticket sales will fare during Broadway's first re-opening months. And it might be a while before those questions are answered. BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Broadway League will not share weekly grosses for the coming season.
Broadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY Will Not Reopen PhotoBroadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY Will Not Reopen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 9, 2021

It was announced today that Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story will not reopen on Broadway. 
New World Stages Will Require Vaccinations for Audience Members, Performers, Backstag PhotoNew World Stages Will Require Vaccinations for Audience Members, Performers, Backstage Crew and Theatre Staff
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 30, 2021

New World Stages has announced that they will require vaccinations for audience members, as well as performers, backstage crew, and theatre staff, for all performances through October 2021.
All 41 Broadway Theatres Will Require Vaccinations and Masks for Audience Members PhotoAll 41 Broadway Theatres Will Require Vaccinations and Masks for Audience Members
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 30, 2021

The Broadway League announced today that the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theatres in New York City will require vaccinations for audience members, as well as performers, backstage crew, and theatre staff, for all performances through October 2021.
Actors' Equity & the Broadway League Announce Safety Plans for Reopening, Including M PhotoActors' Equity & the Broadway League Announce Safety Plans for Reopening, Including Mandated Vaccines for the Workforce
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 29, 2021

Actors’ Equity Association and the Broadway League have announced an agreement on safety protocols for Production Contract shows on Broadway and in sit-down productions across the country. This news comes as Pass Over, the first Broadway play set to resume performances, moves into the August Wilson Theatre today for rehearsals. 
New York City Councilman Calls for an Indoor Mask Mandate PhotoNew York City Councilman Calls for an Indoor Mask Mandate
by Nicole Rosky - July 19, 2021

While the Delta variant continues to spread across the country, New York City Councilman Mark Levine is calling for masks to again be required indoors throughout the city. 'It's time to renew the indoor mask mandate, including for those who are vax'd,' he recently tweeted.
WP Theater Announces 2021-2022 Season Featuring World Premiere of SANDBLASTED & More PhotoWP Theater Announces 2021-2022 Season Featuring World Premiere of SANDBLASTED & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 14, 2021

WP Theater will welcome audiences back to the theater for their 2021-2022 Season, which will continue to lift up the work of Women+ theater artists in creative new ways.The 2021-22 Season kicks off August 2 – 5 with Monica Bill Barnes & Company’s Many Happy Returns, an inventive and intimate new dance piece. 
Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season PhotoPlaywrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 14, 2021

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.
Mo Rocca, Alfie Fuller, Julie Halston, Ann Harada to Star in Douglas Carter Bean’s  PhotoMo Rocca, Alfie Fuller, Julie Halston, Ann Harada to Star in Douglas Carter Bean’s FAIRYCAKES Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 13, 2021

Producer Thomas Laub announced today that five time Tony Award-nominee, Drama Desk Award, and two-time Outer Critics Circle Award winner Douglas Carter Beane’s newest play, Fairycakes, will mark its world premiere this fall at the Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street), home to many of Beane’s first plays, beginning Thursday, October 14, 2021.
What to Do on Your Next New York City Trip: 25 Attractions That Are Open Now! PhotoWhat to Do on Your Next New York City Trip: 25 Attractions That Are Open Now!
by Stephi Wild - July 25, 2021

Looking to lounge and have a picnic in Central Park or Bryant Park? Hoping to check out a museum, like the MoMA, The Met, or the Guggenheim? Or just wanting to get the full experience with a tour on the Circle Line or The RIDE bus tour? You will find all of that and more on our list.
Disney Benefit Concert Series Will Reopen the New Amsterdam Theater This Month, With  PhotoDisney Benefit Concert Series Will Reopen the New Amsterdam Theater This Month, With Performances From FROZEN, THE LION KING, and More!
by Stephi Wild - July 7, 2021

Learn all about the upcoming series, the COVID-19 protocols in place, who is performing, and how to attend!
What to Eat in Midtown Before or After a Broadway Show: Over 100 of the Top Restauran PhotoWhat to Eat in Midtown Before or After a Broadway Show: Over 100 of the Top Restaurants to Check Out
by Team BWW - November 24, 2021

Browse restaurants near Broadway shows by food type, ranging from American to Asian, French, Italian, Mexican, and much more, find the address, website, and relative price, as well as a brief description of what you can expect.
Actors' Equity Association Releases Updated COVID Safety Protocols PhotoActors' Equity Association Releases Updated COVID Safety Protocols
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 2, 2021

Actors’ Equity Association has updated its safety protocols for theatres across the country with fully vaccinated companies, including the lifting of masking and testing mandates. 
Second Stage Theater Announces Production Dates for CLYDE'S, TAKE ME OUT, LETTERS OF  PhotoSecond Stage Theater Announces Production Dates for CLYDE'S, TAKE ME OUT, LETTERS OF SURESH & TO MY GIRLS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 30, 2021

Second Stage Theater has announced dates for four of its upcoming productions, including the Broadway stagings of Lynn Nottage’s Clyde’s and Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out. The Broadway plays will be staged at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) and the Off-Broadway productions will be presented at the Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street).

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