"Whether for a Broadway show or a nonprofit-theater production, company and general managers cobble together a wide variety of options, including corporate housing, rental buildings with flexible landlords, and furnished apartments found through brokers who specialize in short-term leases. (General managers say those brokers can become well practiced in negotiating a broken lease if, say, a show closes earlier than expected.) The amount a production is willing or able to spend on housing varies widely, as well. Marie-Claire Martineau, an associate broker and owner at Maison International, who regularly works with theaters and productions, said it can range from less than $3,000 a month up to $8,000, or even, in very rare cases, more than $10,000 for a major star."The accommodating of animals can often, it seems, also be a deal breaker.
Theatre The New York Times talks to Carly DiFulvio Allen, company manager of the Roundabout Theatre in New York about one of the industry's lesser known requirements - finding accommodation for visiting actors and crew members. It's not easy: