Broadway will remain closed through May 30, 2021, the Broadway League announced Friday, October 9.
“With nearly 97,000 workers who rely on Broadway for their livelihood and an annual economic impact of $14.8 billion to the city, our membership is committed to re-opening as soon as conditions permit us to do so. We are working tirelessly with multiple partners on sustaining the industry once we raise our curtains again,” states Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League.
Broadway closed theatres on March 12 to slow the spread of COVID-19 and originally planned to reopen on April 12, before repeatedly issuing further extensions as the global pandemic continued.
Other theatres and venues have already taken similar measures, extending their closures until Fall 2021, including the Metropolitan Opera which announced two weeks ago that it would not reopen until September 2021.
Read more via The New York Times.