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An usher waits to direct audience members to seats wearing a face shield and mask as a precautionary measure at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down for the coronavirus in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

An usher waits to direct audience members to seats wearing a face shield and mask as a precautionary measure at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down for the coronavirus in New York City, April 3, 2021....more

An usher waits to direct audience members to seats wearing a face shield and mask as a precautionary measure at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down for the coronavirus in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Jerry Seinfeld speaks to journalists after performing at Gotham Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Jerry Seinfeld speaks to journalists after performing at Gotham Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Jerry Seinfeld speaks to journalists after performing at Gotham Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Audience members wait at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members wait at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members wait at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Nathan Lane performs "Playbills" by Paul Rudnick at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Nathan Lane performs "Playbills" by Paul Rudnick at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Nathan Lane performs "Playbills" by Paul Rudnick at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Nick Panoutsos plays piano with members of band Momentum at Jazz Bar Lounge Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Nick Panoutsos plays piano with members of band Momentum at Jazz Bar Lounge Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Nick Panoutsos plays piano with members of band Momentum at Jazz Bar Lounge Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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People watch a performance at Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

People watch a performance at Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

People watch a performance at Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A sign for audience members marks the entrance to a NY PopsUp performance at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A sign for audience members marks the entrance to a NY PopsUp performance at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A sign for audience members marks the entrance to a NY PopsUp performance at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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NY PopsUp hosts Savion Glover and Nathan Lane at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

NY PopsUp hosts Savion Glover and Nathan Lane at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

NY PopsUp hosts Savion Glover and Nathan Lane at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Audience members give a standing ovation after performances by Savion Glover and Nathan Lane hosted by NY PopsUp at the St. James Theatre; Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members give a standing ovation after performances by Savion Glover and Nathan Lane hosted by NY PopsUp at the St. James Theatre; Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members give a standing ovation after performances by Savion Glover and Nathan Lane hosted by NY PopsUp at the St. James Theatre; Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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People wait in line to attend shows at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

People wait in line to attend shows at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

People wait in line to attend shows at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A comedian performs at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A comedian performs at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A comedian performs at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Ele Howell plays drums with members of band Momentum at Jazz Bar Lounge Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Ele Howell plays drums with members of band Momentum at Jazz Bar Lounge Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Ele Howell plays drums with members of band Momentum at Jazz Bar Lounge Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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People enjoy live music played by band Momentum at Jazz Club Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

People enjoy live music played by band Momentum at Jazz Club Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

People enjoy live music played by band Momentum at Jazz Club Rue B in the East Village in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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People wait in line to attend shows at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

People wait in line to attend shows at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

People wait in line to attend shows at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Audience members wait for temperature checks, a prerequisite to attend a NY PopsUp performance at the St. James Theatre, Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members wait for temperature checks, a prerequisite to attend a NY PopsUp performance at the St. James Theatre, Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members wait for temperature checks, a prerequisite to attend a NY PopsUp performance at the St. James Theatre, Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Savion Glover performs a new, untitled piece, at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp hosts, Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Savion Glover performs a new, untitled piece, at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp hosts, Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Savion Glover performs a new, untitled piece, at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp hosts, Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Audience members wait at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members wait at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members wait at the St. James Theatre for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Nathan Lane performs "Playbills" by Paul Rudnick at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Nathan Lane performs "Playbills" by Paul Rudnick at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Nathan Lane performs "Playbills" by Paul Rudnick at the St. James Theatre during an event hosted by NY PopsUp, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Sam Morril performs at Gotham Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Sam Morril performs at Gotham Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Sam Morril performs at Gotham Comedy Club on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A comedian performs at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A comedian performs at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A comedian performs at Comedy Cellar on its first night back open after loosened restrictions in Manhattan, New York, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Audience members gather outside the St. James Theater after watching a performance hosted by NY PopsUp with Savion Glover and Nathan Lane, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members gather outside the St. James Theater after watching a performance hosted by NY PopsUp with Savion Glover and Nathan Lane, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Audience members gather outside the St. James Theater after watching a performance hosted by NY PopsUp with Savion Glover and Nathan Lane, for Broadway's first performance since shutting down in New York City, April 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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