Biz back from black

Hofler, Robert; Amdur, Meredith
August 2003
Daily Variety;8/18/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 31/32, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the impact of the power blackout on the entertainment industry in New York City in August 2003. Prevalence of Broadway productions canceling performances; Duration of the suspension of television broadcasting; Estimates on the total loss incurred by the city.


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