Updating List Of Every COVID-19 Cancellation And Postponement
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has been detrimental to several facets of life, but perhaps most impactful on the live event industry. As public health authorities urge residents to limit group gatherings to curb the spread of the virus, hundreds of events around the country have been forced to cancel... Read more
25th Anniversary Tour Of Broadway’s Rent To Launch In 2021
This winter, RENT is heading out on its 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour for one final season. RENT, which has become a cultural phenomenon, will cross the country with a cast to be announced at a later date. The current touring production of the show, which was scheduled through May... Read more
Broadway League Still Uncertain About Official Reopening Date
Earlier this month, Broadway was forced to shut its doors due to concerns over coronavirus. Now, two weeks later, the Broadway League is still unsure about when the Great White Way will open again. On Thursday, the League President Charlotte St. Martin reportedly sent an email to staff and... Read more
Tony Awards Postponed Amid Broadway Shutdown
The Tony Awards, a longtime pinnacle for Broadway achievement, have been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that shuttered the Great White Way. The show was originally set to take place June 7 at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast live on CBS. Its presenters are now... Read more
Miss Saigon, Once On This Island Cancel Remainder Of National Tours
Touring musical productions Miss Saigon and Once On This Island have called off the remainder of their cross-country treks in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The acclaimed shows gave their final performances earlier this month amid escalating travel and public gathering restrictions before producers announced they would not continue... Read more
Cirque Du Soleil Temporarily Lays Off 95% Of Staff Following Cancelled Shows
Contemporary circus titan Cirque du Soleil has temporarily laid off nearly its entire staff after shows were halted due to the coronavirus’ widespread impact across the live event industry. Earlier this week, the Montreal-based company announced it was suspending operations of all shows. The affected productions include seven residencies... Read more
Broadway League In Discussion Over Eight-Week Shutdown
Following orders from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Broadway has closed its doors for a month. Now, the Broadway League is reportedly discussing closing shows for the next eight weeks. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is recommending that organizers postpone or cancel gatherings of 50 or more people... Read more
Checkerboard Seating Concept Launched for When Events Return
With much of the United States hunkered down and anticipating a surge in cases in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is far too early to hazard a guess as to when things may begin getting back to normal. But, in the live events space,  there’s one hypothesis for what... Read more
Broadway Ticket Sellers Promise Refunds For All Cancelled Shows
After Broadway announced it would shut down due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, fans were left wondering how they’d receive a refund. Telecharge, Ticketmaster, and other ticketing outlets revealed refund policies, expecting all ticket holders to receive money back by mid-April. Telecharge, which is dubbed the official ticketing site... Read more
Updating: Complete List Of Cancelled Events Due To Coronavirus
From Broadway to the sports world to concerts of all genres, the live event industry as a whole has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Hundreds of events taking place across the country have been postponed or cancelled altogether, including a full shutdown of Broadway productions for the coming... Read more