There is no field, profession or any economic sector, an occupation that is not affected by this ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There is no ray of hope for all of us to see things back on the rail. The film industry has also been shut down from months; it is expected that some of the film’s production may start with a lot of precautions and standard measures taken in care. But the New York’s Broadway will remain closed till the next year and is expected to begin generally working from May 2021. The Broadway announced on Friday that bookings till may 2020 would be refunded. The theatre is also becoming a significant economic loss for New.
Broadway theatre is a cluster of 41 professionally running theatre. Coming to the address of Broadway we have it is located in Theatre District of Lincoln Centre, Manhattan in New York City, America. Broadway plays a crucial role in the American film industry. Every theatre of Broadway has almost 500 seats and all possible facilities required for shoots. There is some small theatre also in Broadway with a capacity of fewer than 100 seats. Broadway theatre is a prominent tourist attraction. With the close of the theatre New York, is facing significant economical loss.
Economic loss with shut down: Broadway
The coronavirus pandemic has a straight effect on the economy. With many countries, economic condition going down it also affect the ordinary people living. The Broadway theatres are also not untouched from this effect. Almost 97 thousand people working with Broadway has lost their livelihood, and there is considered to be an economic loss of 14.8 billion dollars. Nearly 31 musical plays were running at that point which has been affected due to the closure of Broadway, eight new shoes where to be set up. The Broadway as announced on Friday, the refundment of all the booking till May 2021. The officials are saying that they are working hard to put everything back with all standard precautionary measures.
Famous shows shutdown: Broadway
Due to this coronavirus pandemic, the shoot in production of many shows and films has been shifted forward many times. There is a delay in their production as Broadway shut down due to this pandemic. Some so famous shows working with Broadway are Frozen, Wickeds, Hamilton. Michael Jackson musical MJ and Hug Jackson’s Music Man also has been in a teardown due to this shutdown. American Buffalo, Caroline, Flying over sunset and The minute’s production has also been delayed. As already stated the opening of Broadway theatre is not in a positive direction.
Challenges in reopening: Broadways
The governor of the New York State City prohibited that gathering of 500 plus people at a place. We know that the coronavirus pandemic can also spread through the air and human contact, producing more challenges to the reopening of a Broadway. New York on it’s worse condition faces 11000 cases a day, but with too many precautionary measures in government efforts, it has been reduced to 1000 points per day. New York has always been in a hotspot for coronavirus. Opening Broadways can boon the upcoming cases count. The officials of the broadband stated that they are trying to get the permission for opening the Broadway with many terms and conditions but still there is no ray of hope for it.
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