Welcome back to Broadway.
Select Broadway shows have begun performances. Learn what you can expect during your next visit to Broadway—and be sure to check back here as information is updated often.
Welcome Back to the Broadway Theater District
The Broadway Theater District is located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Reopening of Broadway shows, and area businesses, is subject to state, and local guidelines.
Broadway Theater District Businesses
As of August 17, people 12 and older are required to show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the FDA or WHO for:
Includes restaurants, catering halls, event spaces, hotel banquet rooms, bars, nightclubs, cafeterias, grocery stores with indoor dining, coffee shops and fast food or quick service with indoor dining
Includes gyms, fitness centers, fitness classes, pools, indoor studios and dance studios
Includes movie theaters, music and concert venues, museums, aquariums and zoos, professional sports arenas, indoor stadiums, convention centers, exhibition halls, performing arts theaters, bowling alleys, arcades, pool and billiard halls, recreational game centers, adult entertainment and indoor play areas
This new requirement — called the Key to NYC — includes bars, fitness gyms, movie and stage theatres, museums and other indoor venues. Staff at these locations are also required to be vaccinated.
For more information, visit the official NYC website.
Enhanced Health and Safety Measures
- on the date of the performance a guest is at least 14 days after their second dose of a two dose COVID-19 vaccine, or
- at least 14 days after their single dose of an approved single dose COVID-19 vaccine.
- negative COVID-19 PCR test performed by a medical provider within 72 hours of the performance start time. The test results must clearly show the date and time of the test, or
- a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken within 6 hours of the performance start time. The test results must clearly show the date and time of the test.
As Broadway shows resume performances, check back for more information about the measures theaters are taking to be ready for your visit, and what you will need to know before you go.