NYC Comedy Clubs Suing State for Coronavirus Shutdowns

A group of city comedy clubs and small theaters have sued Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo for coronavirus restrictions that have caused their venues to remain shut while other businesses have reopened in recent weeks.

In the Manhattan federal court suit, clubs including The SoHo Playhouse, Triad, The Players Theater and the New York Comedy Club, accuse the state and city of imposing lockdown restrictions arbitrarily.

“The state continues to govern impartially and arbitrarily by allowing malls, casinos, churches, movie theaters, restaurants, gyms … bowling alleys, ‘Saturday Night Live’, schools and colleges in the state to open, yet small venue theaters in Manhattan continue to be shut down,” the suit states.

Read the source article at New York Post

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