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(Playbill)   They say the neon lights will remain dark for the rest of 2020 on Broadway ... on Broadway ... on Broadway   (playbill.com) divider line
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2020-06-29 2:26:55 PM  
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But where will the lamb lie down?
 
2020-06-29 3:25:15 PM  
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KC Dutchman: stevesporn2000: karnal: how can they not go bankrupt?

Who? The people owning the theaters which were all built a century ago and have been raking in tens of millions ever since?

The producers, who are are all incredibly wealthy and generally aren't committed to long term contracts?

This sucks for the actors and stagehands and it's terrible for the economy but bankruptcy is not a problem here. We're not talking about Macy's which has massive rent to pay.

One of the first things I thought: What happens to all the musicians, actors, dancers, stage workers, costume designers, ticket takers, parking attendants, etc.? There are thousands of people who rely on those productions for a living. Where do they go now?


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2020-06-29 3:58:12 PM  
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karnal: KC Dutchman: stevesporn2000: karnal: how can they not go bankrupt?

Who? The people owning the theaters which were all built a century ago and have been raking in tens of millions ever since?

The producers, who are are all incredibly wealthy and generally aren't committed to long term contracts?

This sucks for the actors and stagehands and it's terrible for the economy but bankruptcy is not a problem here. We're not talking about Macy's which has massive rent to pay.

One of the first things I thought: What happens to all the musicians, actors, dancers, stage workers, costume designers, ticket takers, parking attendants, etc.? There are thousands of people who rely on those productions for a living. Where do they go now?

They've found work
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Which statue is that? Is it Alexander Hamilton?
 
2020-06-29 1:39:16 PM  
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There's going to be a lot of unemployed dancers in New York this year.

/....hm
 
2020-06-29 1:32:30 PM  
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karnal: how can they not go bankrupt?


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People who invest in Broadway shows are either idiots, or Disney.
 
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