A winter storm shut down city schools, but all Broadway shows (matinees and evenings) played as scheduled on Wednesday.
(A handful of Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway shows were canceled. See below.)
For general answers to theatergoer questions, complete with links, check out “Broadway and the Blizzard: Questions and Answers”
Specific updates below as the day unfolded, including snow day cancellations and snow day discounts:
Off-Broadway at 2 p.m., March 21, 2018:
Wintry mix is changing over to mostly snow across the region this morning. Snow will continue through tonight, with locally heavy bands. pic.twitter.com/yJNyTnuBzh
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) March 21, 2018
@NWSNewYorkNY for reports (and pics) in the boroughs.
Update, 2 a.m. Thursday March 22, 2018:
Snow totals ranged from 4.5 inches in JFK to 10.5 inches in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Snowfall totals through 1am:
Islip 14.0″ (measured at midnight)
Central Park 8.2″
Additional snowfall reports are available at https://t.co/fX6AzODHnz.
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) March 22, 2018
We’re working to ensure service stays operational as long as it’s safe to do so. Station entrances have been sanded and salted, and snow fighting equipment is out in full force. If we plan to make any service changes, we’ll let you know around midday with enough time to get home.
— NYCT Subway (@NYCTSubway) March 21, 2018
DSNY Snow Update: ❄ Salt spreaders are out across the city. ❄ Plows will be ready to go once 2 inches of snow has fallen. ❄ Trash & recycling collection will be delayed during snow operations. ❄ Learn more about DSNY snow operations here: https://t.co/7uOZwU1eKe pic.twitter.com/LMEmArHfOF
— NYC Sanitation (@NYCSanitation) March 21, 2018
DSNY Snow Ops Update: Salt spreaders and plows have been working throughout the day, and will continue throughout the night. ❄ Collection has been delayed, but please clear snow and ice off of material left at the curb to speed collection once resumed. ❄ pic.twitter.com/Exiddrgix8
— NYC Sanitation (@NYCSanitation) March 21, 2018
Another snow day?!
A snow day is a great time to work on your FringeNYC application! General, international, and JR applications are due on MARCH 28th at MIDNIGHT (EST)!! https://t.co/KqW1ZyTv6v pic.twitter.com/yLeL6KoQX7
— FringeNYC (@FringeNYC) March 21, 2018
Cancellations and Show Must Go On Notices:
SHOW CANCELLED: We are officially cancelling tonight’s performance of Later Life, Wednesday March 21st at 7pm, due to inclement weather. Patrons are more than welcome to exchange their tickets for another night by calling 212-239-6200. pic.twitter.com/J4ezaYjQzX
— Keen Company (@keencompany) March 21, 2018
Because of the storm, the March 21 EVENING performances of #rtcAmy and #rtcBobbieClearly have been canceled.
For more information: https://t.co/TMR0NlEafj pic.twitter.com/yKquhtFzZL
— Roundabout Theatre Company (@RTC_NYC) March 21, 2018
Happy Spring! Due to the weather, today’s In Terms of Performance activation has been postponed and BAM Education programs have been canceled.
BAM Rose Cinemas will be open, with screenings starting at 4pm. Stay warm and safe out there! pic.twitter.com/nynycD6QsW
— BAM (@BAM_Brooklyn) March 21, 2018
Winter Snow Warning: This #noreaster might surprise you in an amazing way. Visit our cancellation line at the Music Box Theatre; #DearEvanHansen’s 2:00PM and 8:00PM performances will go on as planned.
— Dear Evan Hansen (@DearEvanHansen) March 21, 2018
First preview of #feedingthedragon is tonight! Snow or no snow, we’re ready to go! https://t.co/DYQK13uboa
— Primary Stages (@primarystages) March 21, 2018
The show must go on! Today’s performances of @MyFairLadyBway, #AdmissionsPlay, and #LCT3‘s #queensLCT3 are all happening as scheduled. #WinterStormToby pic.twitter.com/ab2a58MAql
— LincolnCenterTheater (@LCTheater) March 21, 2018
Snow Day Deals
We have a #snowday treat for any fearless New Yorkers willing to brave the snow! Use the code SNOW321 on tickets for tonight’s MISS YOU LIKE HELL performance for discounted tickets! https://t.co/cAT3BtWXFn
📷by Joan Marcus pic.twitter.com/nXwfr3l0jI
— The Public Theater (@PublicTheaterNY) March 21, 2018
“A sad tale’s best for winter…”
Performances for #TFANAWINTER are still scheduled for tonight at 7:30pm.
Use code SPRING for $25 tickets! pic.twitter.com/qwbdIsyAxc
— Theatre4ANewAudience (@TheatreforaNewA) March 21, 2018
Snow Day Deal! Use code SNOWDAY for $40 tickets to Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo tonight only! Get tickets –> https://t.co/xQyblwsNNr pic.twitter.com/i3qmlOHVP0
— Signature Theatre (@SignatureTheatr) March 21, 2018
From a correspondent (with a little derring-do): “Now is a great time to rush a show. I just snagged rush tickets to @WaitressMusical for this afternoon– 10 people in line for 40 tickets, front mezz in the center.”#Snowday
— New York Theater (@NewYorkTheater) March 21, 2018
The Play That Goes Wrong (7 PM): Save up to $50 with code PYSNOW314 at TelechargeOffers.com
Rocktopia: $35 rush tickets available in-person at the Broadway Theatre box office
The Lucky Ones is on as scheduled for tonight’s 7pm performance! Brave the cold for a nor’eastern-only ticket deal — Get $5 tix using code SNOWLUCKY5 for ppl 30 & Under (must present ID at the theater) or (if you’re 31+) use code SNOWLUCKY15 for $15 tix.
— Ars Nova (@arsnova) March 21, 2018
Just picked up a #BlizzardTicket to @carouselbway on @TDFNYC — Two Snow Days are my favorite winter tradition!!!!! #broadway#JessieMueller#JoshHenry
— Zach ((BlueWave)) Kaufer (@ThatDarnZach) March 21, 2018
Snowday tip: Check out real-time listings on TKTS