All Broadway theaters in New York City to require vaccinations, masks through October
ByFunAsia 31 Jul 2021 09:22 AM 184

In light of the increasing delta variant cases, all Broadway theaters in New York City will presently require verification of COVID vaccination to go to a show. Masks should likewise be worn, reported the Broadway League.

In an articulation delivered Friday, the exchange association said the new strategy received by each of the 41 Broadway theater proprietors and administrators would apply to all individuals, entertainers, behind-the-stage groups, and theater staff for all exhibitions through October 2021.

Visitors should have a second dose of a two-portion COVID-19 vaccine or had a solitary bit COVID immunization somewhere around 14 days preceding going to a creation.

Exceptional cases will be made for youngsters under 12 and individuals with an ailment or strict conviction that forestalls immunization. Those visitors should give evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the presentation start time or a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 6 hours of the exhibition start time.

Broadway shows were suspended on March 12, 2020, as the pandemic detonated. However, most were permitted to continue in September, if not prior. Bruce Springsteen's exclusive show is the solo presentation right now running on Broadway. Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's "Disregard" is set to open Wednesday at the August Wilson Theater. Around 12-14 shows were required to open in the fall.

The new immunization and cover strategy will be explored in September and may incorporate an unwinding of specific arrangements for November and past, added the League.

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"As immunization has demonstrated the best method to remain solid and lessen transmission, I'm satisfied that the theater proprietors have chosen to execute this aggregate protects at all our Broadway houses," said Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League. 

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