Broadway Remains Shut Down Until June 7 Due To Coronavirus


In accordance with guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and under the continued direction of Governor Andrew Cuomo, Broadway shows in New York City will extend the current suspension of all performances through June 7, 2020.

Broadway theaters went dark on March 12, at 5:00 PM. The shutdown has rattled the theater industry due to an unprecedented circumstance of the current Coronavirus pandemic.

“Our top priority continues to be the health and well-being of Broadway theatregoers and the thousands of people who work in the theatre industry every day, including actors, musicians, stagehands, ushers, and many other dedicated professionals.” said Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League. “Broadway will always be at the very heart of the Big Apple, and we join with artists, theatre professionals, and fans in looking forward to the time when we can once again experience live theatre together.”

Those holding tickets for performances through June 7, 2020 should contact their point of purchase for refunds and exchanges. Any customers holding tickets through said date that have not received an e-mail by April 12 should reach out to their point of purchase for information regarding exchanges or refunds.

The Broadway League will continue to closely monitor the evolving coronavirus situation on behalf of the Broadway community and make decisions as circumstances require, in accordance with guidelines from the CDC and state and local health officials. For further information, please visit broadwayleague.com.

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