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
Theater Productions Bolster Midweek Tickets On Sale
Theatrical productions are a hot commodity at the mid-way point of the week. Wednesday’s offering of tickets on sale is dominated by a variety of touring productions around the world. The day’s pre-sale collection is led by U.S.-based performances. Among them are Dear Evan Hansen in Maryland, Chicago in... 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
Tony Awards In Jeopardy Due To Broadway Shutdown
The Tony Awards could end up being the next major event to be disrupted in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. As Broadway endures an unprecedented shutdown of at least four weeks, the Tony Awards now face uncertainty regarding its eligibility and voting period. These virus-fueled changes have some... 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
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
Broadway Resorts To Online Video Performances Amid Shutdown
Theatergoers and musical enthusiasts are feeling the blow after Broadway cancelled all upcoming shows through April 12 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now, some are looking to still view shows online. Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo banned all gatherings of 500 people or more, causing Broadway... Read more