Broadway usher at 2 New York theaters tests positive for coronavirus

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Broadway is taking action after an usher at two theaters in New York tested positive for the coronavirus.

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The individual recently worked at the Shubert's Booth Theatre, home to "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," from March 3 to March 7, and at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, home to the musical "Six," on Feb. 25 and March 1. 

The Shubert & Nederlander organizations released a joint statement, saying, "Last evening, we were notified that a part-time employee of both organizations has tested positively for COVID-19. Immediately upon learning of the positive test, both organizations began taking every step necessary to ensure the safety of our audiences, performers, crew, and building staff."

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A deep cleaning has been completed at the Booth Theater, and was scheduled at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre overnight.

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