NY Gov. Signs Bill Guaranteeing Paid Leave For Those Under Quarantine

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) ALBANY- New York’s Governor signed a bill Wednesday night that guarantees paid leave for those placed in mandatory or precautionary quarantine due to the novel Coronavirus outbreak.“I just signed into law legislation to provide immediate relief to working New Yorkers whose lives are being turned upside down by COVID-19,” said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a statement.“No one should have to make the impossible choice between losing their job or providing for their family and going to work, especially during this pandemic,” furthered Gov. Cuomo. “We seek to build upon this effort with guaranteed sick leave for all in this year’s budget.”“In New York we stand with our workers in sickness and in health.” last_img read more

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Danny Burstein-Led Fiddler on the Roof Will Land Earlier on B’way

first_img Related Shows View Comments Five-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein is returning to Broadway earlier than previously announced! The Fiddler on the Roof revival will now begin previews on November 12, instead of November 17, at the Broadway Theatre. Bartlett Sher will direct the new production of the classic musical, which is still scheduled to officially open on December 17. Further casting will be announced later.Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, Fiddler on the Roof takes place in Anatevka, a village in Tsarist Russia during the eve of the revolution. Tevye is a poor milkman who cares for his five daughters. While he and the rest of the elders in the village are deeply routed in tradition, his daughters’ forward thinking clashes with Tevye’s principles and causes a rift in the family. The musical features a book by Joseph Stein and a score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick that features the songs “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were A Rich Man” and “Sunrise, Sunset.”The production will feature choreography by Hofesh Shechter, based on original conceptions and choreography by Jerome Robbins, along with scenic design by Michael Yeargan, costume design by Catherine Zuber, lighting design by Donald Holder, sound design by Scott Lehrer and music direction and arrangements by Ted Sperling.The Broadway Theatre recently played host to the short-lived Doctor Zhivago. Danny Burstein Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 31, 2016 Star Files Fiddler on the Rooflast_img read more

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