Broadway theaters plan to dim their marquee lights Friday night in memory of Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director who led the groundbreaking show “The Wiz” to Broadway.
The lights of the Great White Way will not go dark for Joan Rivers, the Broadway League said Monday.
Friends, peers, family members and his countless fans were in grief after Hoffman was found dead in his Greenwich Village apartment Sunday.
For the 2012-2013 Broadway season, shows yielded more than $1.1 billion, according to the Broadway League’s computing.
NYS Courts, Broadway, ferry service all suspended through at least Monday.
Shows such as the runaway hit “The Book of Mormon,” longtime favorites “Wicked” and “The Lion King,” and even the troubled “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” helped lift Broadway to new heights.
In the aftermath of last week’s blizzard, theaters had their busiest week ever. Plus, attendance is up nearly 4 percent this season to date.