FILE PHOTO: Indicators are seen earlier than the debut of “Springsteen on Broadway” on the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York, U.S., October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
June 8, 2021
(Reuters) – Rocker Bruce Springsteen is returning to Broadway along with his one man present in June, turning into the primary main present in New York’s theater district to happen since closing for greater than a yr due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The singer-songwriter will open his “Springsteen on Broadway” one man present on June 27 for a restricted summer season run till Sept. 4, producers introduced on Monday. Viewers members should present proof of full COVID-19 vaccinations to attend.
“I cherished doing ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ and I’m thrilled to have been requested to reprise the present as a part of the reopening of Broadway,” Springsteen mentioned in an announcement.
The “Born to Run” singer first opened his present, a mix of non-public tales and chosen songs performed on guitar and piano, to offered out audiences on Broadway from October 2017 till December 2018.
Broadway reveals have been shuttered since March 2020 due to the pandemic however many have lately introduced reopening dates beginning in August and September.
Most productions are nonetheless understanding COVID-19 and masking protocols for forged, crew and audiences members however Springsteen’s is regarded as the primary to state that vaccinations shall be obligatory for audiences.
Proceeds from the opening night time of Springsteen’s present will go to 4 charities offering meals and different pandemic aid for native folks in New York and the singer’s house state of New Jersey.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Modifying by Marguerita Choy)