PBS NewsHour

Broadway throws open its doors after longest shutdown

Clip: 09/26/2021 | 4m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

New York City’s theaters are finally reopening after they were shut down on March 12, 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began to hit the city. This has been the longest shutdown in Broadway’s history. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green spoke with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Martyna Majok, whose new play, “Sanctuary City,” opened a year-and-a-half later than planned.

Aired: 09/26/21

Rating: NR

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