From Disney theme parks around the world to music and film festivals, coronavirus-related cancellations are sending the entertainment industry into a tailspin. Besides Broadway dimming its lights, movie theaters in California and New York are mulling crowd control measures, such as staggered seating, while theater owners wonder whether they'll have to shutter completely.
How much money is at stake? Analysts estimate the global box office could lose $10 billion this year — to say nothing of the effect on the $26 billion live events industry.
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