Broadway League Weighing CDC Recommendation Of Eight-Week Cancellations
The Broadway League, the commerce group representing theater homeowners and producers, is in discussions about new steering from the Middle for Illness Management calling for the eight-week postponement or cancellation of gatherings of 50 or extra folks. An eight-week timeline would double the present monthlong Broadway shutdown that has performances returning April 13.
No resolution has been made to increase the present four-week closure. In a press release, the League mentioned, “We’re presently in discussions about the latest suggestions from the Middle for Illness Management (CDC) and are ready to observe the route of any mandated closures from metropolis, state, and well being authorities. We proceed to carefully monitor the altering scenario every day.”
The CDC on Sunday urged the cancellation or postponement of occasions with 50 or extra attendees for the subsequent eight weeks to assist include the unfold of coronavirus.
In an uncommon cooperative pact, the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have introduced the closures of eating places, gyms and casinos – Broadway theaters have been shut down final week – and banned gatherings of greater than 50 folks or extra. However no set timeframe was offered for the brand new spate of closures, with NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying solely that the ban would stay in impact “till additional discover.”
Broadway went darkish for the one-month shutdown on March 12, with productions presently set to reopen April 13.
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