May 28, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .

1 – Hadestown announces Sept. 2 reopening on Broadway

Hadestown announced Monday that it will return to Broadway September 2, almost two weeks earlier than the previously scheduled opening date for the industry. 

Read more: broadwaynews.com

 

2 – Tony Awards announce fall broadcast on Paramount+, Broadway special on CBS

A presentation of The Tony Awards will air at 7 p.m. EST Sept 26. on Paramount+. At 9 p.m. EST, CBS will air a special entitled “The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!” which will feature performances from the Tony-nominated Best Musicals and a live presentation of the Tony Awards for Best Play, Best Revival of a Play and Best Musical.

Read more: broadwaynews.com

 

3 – Fitness memberships, Broadway shows and Governor’s Ball tickets part of NYC’s vaccine contest giveaway

Mayor Bill de Blasio invited unvaccinated New Yorkers on Monday to come, get their shot and enter for a chance to win big prizes including Broadway shows, tickets to Governor’s Ball and more.

Read more: amny.com

 

4 – Sen. Chuck Schumer, industry leaders on Broadway’s reopening and questions that remain

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and leaders of Broadway gathered in Times Square Friday to speak to Broadway’s reopening and the passage of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program. 

Read more: broadwaynews.com

 

5 – Curtain Up! Broadway.com Gifts Theater Tickets to 100 New York City Small Business Owners

One hundred small business owners who represent the five boroughs of New York City and the diversity that makes NYC so special have been chosen as the winners of the I Love NYC SMB Campaign.

Read more: broadway.com

 

Fun on a Friday:

In honor of the Tony Awards and Hadestown re-opening announcements this week, lets throw it back to their incredible Tony’s performance, where they won Best Musical that night!

 

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