Leadership / 05.26.21
Broadway League Is 'Evaluating the Revised Guidelines' for Impact on Fall Re-Opening
Broadway World (05/18/21)
Following New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that the state will officially adopt U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection guidance for COVID-19 safeguards starting May 19, the Broadway League detailed the ramifications for re-normalization in the theater industry. "We are evaluating the revised guidelines and their potential impact on our industry," the organization declared. "Broadway is still on track to resume performances beginning in September, and we continue to work with our union partners to finalize our health and safety protocols. We are not yet ready to comment specifically on vaccination requirements." Cuomo tweeted that mask mandates will remain in effect on public transit, in schools, and in certain communal spaces, but will be optional for private venues. Moreover, unvaccinated individuals will have to be seated in a special section at certain sports venues and at least half of seating will be for vaccinated people.
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