New York will develop the opening of sports activities and humanities venues for baseball season, the governor says.

New York will expand the opening of sports and arts venues for baseball season, the governor says.

According to the city’s health data, the weekly average positive test rate has been close to 6.5 percent for the past few days and hasn’t fallen below 6 percent in more than three months. City officials said new virus variants likely prevented the positivity rate from falling further, and on Thursday Mayor Bill de Blasio … Read more

For My Subsequent Trick … Opening a New Musical in Tokyo in a Pandemic

For My Next Trick … Opening a New Musical in Tokyo in a Pandemic

The security measures in the rehearsal room were extensive. On arrival each day, participants packed their personal items in assigned garment bags, including the face masks worn during the commute. Production delivered a new mask each day that could be worn during rehearsal. No food was allowed in the room. No phone chargers. The schedule … Read more