March 16, 2020, by Kalli Siringas, The Athenian
The show must go on: Unless there’s a pandemic.
As of 5 p.m. Thursday, Broadway lights have gone dark. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo mandated the closures of all gatherings of 500 people and above in response to the exponential spread of COVID-19. The announcement sent a ripple effect through artist communities in the city, shuttering off-broadway playhouses, and even the Frederick Loewe Theatre on Hunter’s Campus. READ MORE.