Maryland Providing Financial Relief to Entertainment Venues

Organizations such as concert halls, orchestras, promoters, etc., will be able to receive anywhere from $72,600 to $484,000

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Maryland's Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state will give $30 million to its entertainment spaces in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

For the Baltimore Symphony, this money will help keep it alive, making up for the lost ticket revenue. After having to close its doors to the public at the start of the pandemic, the ensemble pivoted to online concerts and has managed to survive the crisis thus far.

Most recently, the Baltimore Symphony and their music director, Marin Alsop, performed a special performance honoring the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. 

Other institutions to receive funding include Broadway Across America, The Charles, Everyman Theatre, the Maryland Film Festival, Maryland Renaissance Festival, Annapolis Shakespeare Theatre, Colonial Players, and the Maryland Theater for the Performing Arts.