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“Broadway’s Road Back Is Uncertain”

Washington Post/Sept. 8, 2020 by Peter Marks

“For months now, Thomas Schumacher's dining room table has been taken over by a master list of every Broadway show that's seeking to reopen or schedule an opening night — from the established "The Lion King" to the new "Diana: A True Musical Story." Since the pandemic-related shutdowns, the Disney Theatrical Group president and his colleagues have been working through various scenarios to get New York theater back on its feet. But a half-year into an ongoing human tragedy and economic calamity that has drained the cultural lifeblood of the city, neither Schumacher — who is also chairman of the Broadway League trade group — nor anyone else knows for sure when…” READ MORE

KEY TAKEAWAY: Reopening tasks more daunting, complex than expected as New York struggles to find return path


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