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Broadway Shows Go On – For Now – As Blizzard Nemo Heads Across the East Coast

Performances on February 8 and 9 will proceed as scheduled, unless the weather gets too severe.

The February 2013 winter storm as it heads across the east coast.
The February 2013 winter storm as it heads across the east coast.
(Via AccuWeather.com)

A pair of colliding storms heading across the East Coast on February 8 and 9 won’t disrupt performances of Broadway shows. Yet.

“As of now, all Broadway shows will play as scheduled,” The Broadway League’s 2pm Weather Alert reported. “For information about returns and exchanges, please contact your point of purchase.”

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning through Saturday, February 9 at 1pm, with (depending on the forecast) anywhere from six inches to two feet of snow expected in New York City, and wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour. Snow totals are expected to be higher across the East Coast.

New York City subway and bus service is currently operating on a normal schedule, but customers are advised to travel only if necessary. As the storm progresses, service will be monitored, curtailed, temporarily suspended depending on the conditions of the weather.

Click here for more information on The Broadway League.

For information about off-Broadway productions, click here.

If you have any questions about your tickets, contact your point of purchase.

TheaterMania will bring you updates as they are announced.

UPDATE: Friday, February 8 at 4:10pm
Roundabout Theatre Company has canceled tonight’s first preview performance of off-Broadway’s Talley’s Folly, though their Broadway productions, Picnic and The Mystery of Edwin Drood, will go on as scheduled. The first preview of Talley’s Folly will now take place on Saturday, February 9 at 2pm.

UPDATE: Friday, February 8 at 5pm
Broadway shows will perform tonight as scheduled, according to The Broadway League.