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Alumni and faculty reflect on Broadway’s historic shutdown and highly anticipated reopening

Alumni and faculty reflect on Broadway’s historic shutdown and highly anticipated reopening

Photo: Victor Nechy

After a historic 15-month shutdown, Broadway shows are steadily reopening throughout September. Mason Gross alumni Ben Jeffrey (The Lion King), Rachel Zatcoff (Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, pictured), musicians John DiSanto and David Ashton, and Theater Department head of lighting design Don Holder reflect on life during lockdown, how the industry has changed, and the bright lights of reopening.