Broadway theaters to improve accessibility

Americas, January 30 2014

NEW YORK: Nine historic Broadway theaters will be more accessible for people with disabilities under an agreement signed by a major theater chain and the federal government.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says the deal announced Wednesday with the Nederlander Organization to make theaters accessibility for people with disabilities.

The theaters include the Nederlander, Gershwin, Brooks Atkinson, Lunt Fontanne, Marquis, Minskoff, Neil Simon, Palace and Richard Rodgers.

The Nederlander organization also will pay a $45,000 civil penalty.

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