Relief fund wants to help artists move back to New York

A new relief fund wants to help theater workers return to the city so they can go back to work.

The Places, Please Project seeks to raise and distribute $500,000 between June and next April to cover about two months of rent for performing artists and others whose careers depend on the stage while tens of thousands of laid-off workers wait for their jobs to return.

“Things are opening up, but it’ll be a stumbling process,” said Kyle Jarrow, a television actor, who is one of two industry performers leading the fundraising effort.

Many in the industry, from writers to stagehands, actors to ushers, left the city

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