All Broadway Shows Canceled for Evening of Oct. 29
By Andrew Gans
Due to Hurricane Sandy and the suspension of the New York City mass transit system, all Broadway shows have been canceled for Monday evening, Oct. 29, according to The Broadway League. Performances were also canceled for Sunday evening, Oct. 28.
Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League, said in an Oct. 28 statement, "The safety and security of theatregoers and employees is everyone's primary concern. As a result of the suspension of public transportation by government authorities in preparation for Hurricane Sandy, evening performances will be cancelled tonight, Sunday, October 28th, and Monday evening, October 29th."
The following productions have been canceled for Oct. 29.
Annie: Oct. 29 at 8 PM canceled
Chicago, Oct. 29 at 8 PM canceled
Evita: Oct. 29 at 8 PM canceled
Mamma Mia!: Oct. 29 at 8 PM canceled
Newsies: Oct. 29 at 7:30 canceled
Rock of Ages, Oct. 29 at 8 PM canceled
Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: Oct. 29 at 8 PM canceled
The Phantom of the Opera, Oct. 29 at 8 PM canceled
Among the Off-Broadway shows canceled for Oct. 29 are Avenue Q, Disgraced, Don't Go Gentle and The Good Mother.
Birdland has also announced it will be closed Oct. 29, and Jimmy Kimmel has canceled the Oct. 29 Brooklyn taping of his talk show.
Refund and exchange information, according to the Broadway League, follows:
"If tickets were purchased via Telecharge or Ticketmaster via phone or online your credit card will be refunded automatically within 7-10 business days. For any issues, please contact the customer service information included with your tickets. Please have your Order Number/Confirmation Number handy. Original tickets need not be retained.
"If tickets were purchased at the Box Office: please return your original tickets to the Theater Box Office. You have the option of receiving a full refund to the original method of payment or exchanging your tickets for an alternate date of your choice, subject to availability.
"If tickets were purchased as part of a Group: please contact your Group Sales Agent for more information regarding refunds or exchanges. Original tickets should be retained until you contact the Group Sales Agent.
"If tickets were purchased through any other sales channel, please return to the original point of purchase for more information. If you have your tickets in hand, please retain them for a refund or exchange."
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