Update Wednesday 9:30 p.m.:
No shows were canceled during Janus snowstorm. Snow or no snow, this is a season of discounts:
As I wrote during the blizzard scare earlier in January, dubbed Hercules: The two questions theatergoers want answered whenever a big snowstorm threatens are:
Will the shows be canceled?
Will there be a snow day discount?
Hercules was a bit of a disappointment, or a relief — depending on whether you’re a kid or a commuter. A total of 6.4″ fell in New York City (as measured in Central Park), not enough for any shows to be canceled — and only a few to offer snow day discounts.
Today, Tuesday, January 21, another storm threatens, Janus, in which the National Weather Service predicts as much as 8 to twelve inches of snow.
Update 3:30 p.m.: As of now, all Broadway shows are going on tonight, according to the Broadway League. for refunds, check with your point of purchase.
Update 4:30 p.m.: Snow deals:
Update 5 p.m.: More snow deals
$25 off to Chicago the Musical: Use the code: CHFL41119
Disaster Musical: $20.
Update 6 p.m.:
State of Emergency declared in Suffolk, Nassau, Richmond, Kings, Queens, New York, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland counties
NYC Office of Emergency Management: Use mass transportation whenever possible.
MTA: Customers should anticipate weather-related delays throughout city. Express service on subways will be curtailed following PM peak.
Cold and windy weather is expected to continue through the balance of the week.
Update Tuesday 11:55 p.m.
— E Vincentelli (@EVincentelli) January 22, 2014
Update Wednesday noon: All matinee and evening shows are a go.