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Broadway’s closure exposes its sway on the economic ecosystem


Prior to the pandemic, Broadway was booming. But curtains haven’t risen since March, with deep personal and financial impacts. By one count, Broadway is directly responsible for nearly 100,000 jobs in New York City alone and, as a leading attraction for people who travel to the city, it has an economic impact of nearly $15 billion. Jeffrey Brown reports for our arts and culture series, “CANVAS.”

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