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Theater News for the Week of August 6th

By Bennett Liebman


Should businesses check vaccination status?

https://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2021/08/03/businesses-check-vaccination-status.html


Where Do Theater Artists Go to Ask Questions?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/03/theater/New-York-Stage-and-Film-poughkeepsie.html


Broadway theaters will require audience members to be vaccinated, masked

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/07/30/broadway-theaters-will-require-audience-members-to-be-vaccinated-masked/


New York City to Require Vaccinations for Indoor Performances

https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/new-york-city-to-require-vaccinations-for-indoor-performances-73788/?utm_campaign=organic&utm_content=creator%2Ccrew%2Cindustry-news%2Clink%2Cstock-misc%2Ctalent&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter


Broadway Is Coming Back In September. But Can It Stay Open?

https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/new-york-city-to-require-vaccinations-for-indoor-performances-73788/?utm_campaign=organic&utm_content=creator%2Ccrew%2Cindustry-news%2Clink%2Cstock-misc%2Ctalent&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter


A Milestone for Broadway as 'Pass Over' Begins Performances

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/05/theater/pass-over-broadway-reopens.html


Lincoln Center Names Shanta Thake as its New Artistic Leader

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/03/arts/music/lincoln-center-shanta-thake.html


Shanta Thake named to a top post at Lincoln Center

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/shanta-thake-lincoln-center-leader/2021/08/03/09d47026-f459-11eb-9068-bf463c8c74de_story.html


IATSE issues statement in support of vaccination for members

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/08/03/iatse-issues-statement-in-support-of-vaccination-for-members/


Actors' Equity calls for resignation of Gov. Cuomo

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/08/04/actors-equity-calls-for-resignation-of-gov-cuomo/


The One Where It's a Live Musical Parody of Your Favorite TV Show

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/05/theater/friends-the-office-stranger-things-musicals.html


Broadway Comes Back with Pass Over and a Block Party

https://w42st.com/post/broadway-comes-back-with-pass-over-and-block-party/


'Pass Over' Reopens Broadway With COVID Vaccination Requirements

https://variety.com/2021/legit/news/broadway-reopening-pass-over-hadestown-covid-vaccination-1235033558/


'There's Still So Much to Unearth' in 'Pass Over'

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/04/theater/pass-over-broadway-cast.html


Alvin Ing Dead: Pioneering Asian American Broadway Actor Was 89

https://variety.com/2021/legit/news/alvin-ing-dead-broadway-1235033931/


Is Infamous Broadway Producer Scott Rudin Gone for Good?

https://www.vulture.com/article/scott-rudin-broadway-producer.html


The Filmed Version of Broadway's 'Come From Away' Is Coming to Apple TV

https://www.tvinsider.com/1008214/come-from-away-broadway-musical-filmed-apple-tv-plus/


'Wicked' set to relaunch touring market for Broadway shows

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/08/03/wicked-set-to-relaunch-touring-market-for-broadway-show/


Fans Flock To Dallas' Fair Park For 'Wicked', First Broadway Tour Since Pandemic Began

https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2021/08/03/fans-flock-dallas-fair-park-wicked-first-broadway-tour-pandemic/


Friday Night Footlights: How Theater Bonds a Colorado Town

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/04/theater/creede-colorado-theater.html


Requiring Vaccination Proof, Arena Stage, Studio Theatre and the Shakespeare Theatre Company will require audiences to show proof of vaccination this fall

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/08/05/covid-dc-theaters-vaccination-mandate/


Broadway Performers on What Industry Needs to Reopen and Grow

https://variety.com/2021/legit/news/broadway-performers-survey-sundance-1235033657/


Playwrights Living With HIV Have His Love, and Now Support

https://www.americantheatre.org/2021/08/03/playwrights-living-with-hiv-have-his-love-and-now-support/


London's theatres welcome visitors back as UK relaxes quarantine restrictions

https://www.marketplace.org/2021/08/02/londons-theatres-welcome-visitors-back-as-uk-relaxes-quarantine-restrictions/

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