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Today on Broadway: Friday, March 13, 2020

Broadway Will Go Dark for the Next Month

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1) Broadway to Shut Down for One Month

Artists Respond on Social Media to Broadway Closing

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Stephanie-J-Block-Audra-McDonald-and-More-Take-to-Social-Media-to-Share-Reactions-to-Coronavirus-Broadway-Suspension-20200312

Michael Riedel: Broadway shutting down all productions over coronavirus pandemic

https://nypost.com/2020/03/12/broadway-shutting-down-all-productions-over-coronavirus-pandemic/

TodayTix to offer vouchers to customers with canceled tickets

2) Organizations Comment on Cancelations’ Impact on Arts

The Actors Fund

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/The-Actors-Fund-Releases-Statement-on-Coronavirus-Precautions-and-Services-20200312

Actors Equity Association

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Actors-Equity-Places-Focus-on-Displaced-Workers-Following-Broadway-Suspension-20200312

Local 802

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Local-802-AFM-Calls-for-Assistance-To-Musicians-and-Other-Arts-Workers-Impacted-ByCovid-19-20200312

Dramatists Guild

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Dramatists-Guild-Calls-for-Government-Arts-Aid-Due-to-Covid-19-20200312

3) More Coronavirus Related Cancellations

Broadway Backwards

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BROADWAY-BACKWARDS-Has-Been-Canceled-20200312

“Hamilton” in San Francisco

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/HAMILTON-Postponed-In-San-Francisco-Due-To-Coronavirus-THE-LAST-SHIP-Cancels-All-Performances-20200312

“Cursed Child” in San Francisco

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Updated-CURSED-CHILD-Will-Cancel-Performances-In-San-Francisco-20200312

“Cambodian Rock Band” and “The Hot Wing King”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/off-broadway/article/The-Remainder-of-the-Runs-of-CAMBODIAN-ROCK-BAND-and-THE-HOT-WING-KING-at-Signature-Theatre-Have-Been-Canceled-20200312

Ars Nova to Shut Down, Staff and Performers to be Paid

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Ars-Nova-Suspends-ORATORIO-FOR-LIVING-THINGS-All-Staff-And-Performers-To-Be-Paid-20200312

“Fly” at La Jolla Playhouse

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/LA-JOLLA-Playhouse-Cancels-Remaining-Performances-of-FLY-20200312

“Be More Chill” in Chicago 

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BE-MORE-CHILL-Chicago-Announces-Three-Month-Postponement-20200312

“Tumacho” from Clubbed Thumb

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/TUMACHO-Starring-Philippa-Soo-and-More-to-Play-Tonight-Future-Performances-Canceled-20200312

“The Prom” Film Shuts Down Production

Updates on New York City Cabaret Venues

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/NYC-Cabaret-Venues-Respond-To-Coronavirus-20200312

4) Feel-Good Recommendations 

The Rockettes Perform Tribute to Liza Minnelli

“Come from Away” Performs on Strahan, Sara, and Keke

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-The-Cast-of-COME-FROM-AWAY-Performs-Me-in-The-Sky-in-Times-Square-20200312

Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases Hamilton/Washington Cut song

5) In Other News

Casting Announced for Ethan Coen’s “A Play is a Poem” at the Atlantic

https://www.broadwayworld.com/off-broadway/article/Atlantic-Theater-Company-Announces-Casting-For-Ethan-Coens-A-PLAY-IS-A-POEM-20200312

Terry Gilliam to Direct “Into the Woods” at the Old Vic

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Terry-Gilliam-to-Direct-INTO-THE-WOODS-at-the-Old-Vic-20200312

“Dear Evan Hansen” Alum Roman Banks Joins “High School Musical” Series

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/DEAR-EVAN-HANSENs-Roman-Banks-Joins-Cast-of-HIGH-SCHOOL-MUSICAL-THE-MUSICAL-THE-SERIES-20200312

Elton John, Jake Shears Tammy Faye Bakker Musical Aiming for West End

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Elton-John-and-Jake-Shears-Tammy-Faye-Bakker-Musical-Eyes-2021-West-End-Bow-Rupert-Goold-to-Direct-20200312


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