will be back — but the longstanding question had been how.
On Thursday, the Broadway League and Equity, the actors’ union, provided some answers, releasing an agreement outlining the top safety protocols for returning Broadway shows and tours that have extended stays at one theater, known as sit-down engagements.
Friday, the Broadway League announced that all 41 Broadway theaters will require vaccinations for audience members, through the end of October. Masks will also be required inside the theater, except while eating or drinking in designated spots.
Producers had , and Bruce Springsteen has already been running his one-man personal retrospective, for vaccinated audiences.
But the question as to how musicals and plays would keep their actors, dressers, wardrobe, makeup and stagehands safe in the notoriously cramped conditions of theaters, some of which