Broadway is ready to calm down its COVID-19 protocols on the finish of April, with most theaters dropping the requirement to indicate proof of vaccination to attend a present.
Masks, nonetheless, will proceed to be required inside theaters till a minimum of the tip of Might, in response to the Broadway League, a commerce affiliation that works with the homeowners and operators of New York’s 41 theaters.
“Since resuming performances final fall, over 5 million attendees have seen a Broadway present, and the security and safety of our solid, crew, and viewers has been our prime precedence,” Broadway League president Charlotte St. Martin stated in an announcement.
“Our intention is that by sustaining strict viewers masking by a minimum of the month of Might, we’ll proceed that observe file of security for all,” she continued. “And naturally, we urge everybody to get vaccinated.”
Although particular theater homeowners have made their very own bulletins, the Broadway League didn’t specify precisely which exhibits would finish the vaccine mandate and which might proceed.
“Whereas masking mandates will stay in place in any respect Broadway theaters by a minimum of Might 31, many theaters could not require that viewers members present proof of vaccination,” the Broadway League stated in a release. “Please seek the advice of the present web site or level of buy for details about proof of vaccination necessities to your present.”
According to The New York Times, Broadway’s two greatest theater homeowners — the Shubert Group, with 17 theaters, and the Nederlander Group, with 9 — stated they might cease in search of proof of vaccination as of Might 1.
Disney Theatrical Productions, which operates the New Amsterdam Theater, and Circle within the Sq., which has Broadway’s solely theater within the spherical, stated they might additionally cease checking for proof of vaccination on Might 1.
Others both had not decided or introduced their plans.
Based mostly on that data, the next exhibits will not require proof of vaccination beginning Might 1:
- A Unusual Loop
- American Buffalo
- Come From Away
- Pricey Evan Hansen
- for coloured ladies
- Lady From the North Nation
- The Lion King
- The Little Prince
- The Minutes
- MJ The Musical
- Mr. Saturday Evening
- Mrs. Doubtfire
- The Music Man
- Paradise Sq.
- The Phantom of the Opera
- To Kill a Mockingbird
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