One theater production’s journey back to the stage after the longest and costliest shutdown in New York theater’s history.
Determined to reopen, crews are dusting off spotlights, dancers are relearning steps, and everyone is testing, testing, testing as theater seeks to rebound from the devastating pandemic.
With box office numbers way down in the pandemic and streaming numbers hard to come by, the film industry is often unable to determine whether a movie is a hit or a miss.
To address Black artists’ concerns, the pact calls for forgoing all-white creative teams, renaming theaters for Black artists and establishing diversity rules for the Tonys.
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy during the pandemic, but its founder, Tim League, is still bullish on the future of moviegoing.
Yes, the comfy chair. The War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco put in roomier seats just in time to try to lure audiences back from the couches they got used to during the shutdown.
Anthony Barajas, who was popular on TikTok, and Rylee Goodrich were each shot in the head at a theater in Corona, Calif., in what the district attorney said was an unprovoked attack.
Jujamcyn Theaters, which operates five theaters on Broadway, had been accused by federal prosecutors in Manhattan of violating the Americans With Disabilities Act.
The pandemic forced Hollywood to fully embrace the home-theater experience, leaving struggling cine in the dust.
“F9: The Fast Saga,” the ninth installment of the franchise, is expected to earn $68 million this weekend, a respectable box-office result even by prepandemic standards.
With virus restrictions lifted, New Yorkers had mixed reactions to ending the precautions they’d grown used to.
By joining forces, the two institutions hope to bounce back from the severe losses brought by the coronavirus.
Tim Dolan of Broadway Up Close and his crew of tour guides are back on the sidewalks, catering to a growing number of visitors.
A return to cinemas isn’t a sure thing.
The 500-capacity live venue in Bushwick will offer unique perks to musicians who play there, including a private pool and use of a loft apartment.
Shakespeare’s Globe survived Elizabethan plagues. Today’s version got through the coronavirus pandemic, but tough times lie ahead.
On May 17, after two failed tries, London’s theaters hope to reopen for good. Meet a director, a producer, an actor and a costumer, nervously raring to go.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo set May 19 as the date for allowing shops, theaters, restaurants and museums to operate at nearly full capacity.
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are pushing ahead with May 19 reopening plans, and the subway will return to 24-hour service.
A Times journalist gives a sneak preview of the Academy Awards on Sunday and offers insights on a changing film industry.
For the director Gina Prince-Bythewood, seeing her movie premiere there or just a poster for it on display was a sign that her work mattered. News of the closure hit hard.
ArcLight Cinemas owned 16 theaters and more than 300 screens, including the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood.
The company owned 16 theaters and more than 300 screens.
The marquee reads: “see you on the other side.” For Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn, the other side may finally be in sight.
The closing of beloved bookstores is the latest in a series of blows to the neighborhood’s cultural vibrancy, a long decline accelerated by the pandemic.
Arts workers are protesting closings and occupying playhouses all over France. On Broadway, that drama has yet to open.
For the first time in almost a year, New Yorkers were allowed in front of the big screen again. There were reminders of the pandemic everywhere, but many moviegoers were undeterred.
Officials announced plans to create 10 outdoor spaces for pandemic-era performances and rehearsals, and to work with blood drives and food banks.
The New York State comptroller’s office details the effects of the pandemic’s devastation and says a full recovery would be made only with government assistance.
A food pantry or a place to vote — or a place to make dance with different expectations: “What we’ve taken off the table is the pressure of the result.”
Despite the continued shutdown of the city’s movie houses, indie theaters just may survive: They are less reliant on Hollywood and have a loyal audience.
The nation’s major multiplex chains are selling tickets again, and they have announced uniform health protocols to make patrons feel safer.
A longstanding dispute between film distributors and associations that show outdoor films for free comes to a head as the industry reels from a post-coronavirus downturn.
As businesses across the country remain shuttered, movie theater marquees offer jokes and advice to those wandering by.
The industry faces an existential threat from the coronavirus and streaming. Maybe it can innovate its way out of trouble.
A few movie theaters in Texas opened on Saturday, early experiments in back-to-normal living after a long coronavirus lockdown.