Bruce Springsteen is returning to Broadway.
“Springsteen on Broadway,” the rock legend’s autobiographical show, which ran for 236 performances including seven previews in 2017 and 2018, will open June 26 at the St. James Theater at 246 W. 44th Street, and will have additional performances until September 4, according to an announcement. As of now, the show will be the first to open on Broadway since the pandemic shut down performances in March 2020. While some Broadway productions are set return dates At the beginning of August 4, Most have targeted mid-September to reopen them.
Tickets go on sale Thursday at noon Eastern Time through SeatGeek, the show’s official ticket seller. SeatGeek, who challenged Ticketmaster, has one deal Along with Jujamsin Theatres, which operates St James’s as well as the Walter Kerr Theatre, where “Springsteen on Broadway” had its initial run.
Although Broadway theaters and producers have said they plan to reopen their entire lineup of shows after Labor Day, accelerating vaccinations, and promising a decline in coronavirus cases in the United States, the entertainment industry I have encouraged many artists and producers to move forward. post haste.
As per the announcement of the show, the audience members will be Required to show proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination With your ticket to enter the theatre. Entry times will be staggered, and attendees will have to complete a COVID-19 health checkup within 24 hours of the show.
“Springsteen on Broadway” – which originated in a private performance At the White House in January 2017, the final days of the Obama administration – Springsteen has a mostly solo show, drawn from his hit catalog and his 2016 autobiography, “Born to Run”. The show weaves in the stories of Springsteen’s entire career, with insight into how he wrote songs like “Born in the USA” (his wife, Patti Sialfa, joined him on some of the songs.)
The show was a blockbuster hit, selling $113 million in tickets and playing to a total of 223,585 fans. It was also filmed for the Netflix special of the same title, which went online shortly after its final release in December 2018.
Proceeds from the opening night of “Springsteen on Broadway” will be donated to a number of charities, including the Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County in New Jersey, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and the Food Bank of New York City.