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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

MTC Postpones “How I Learned to Drive;” WTF, “Fleabag,” “Bandstand,” “Jonathan Larson Project” More to Stream; “JLP,” “Beautiful,” “Hamilton” Casts Perform

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Tell Me More | Episode 43: Linda Lavin on Life and Art in the Age of Coronavirus

1) COVID-19 Theatrical Impact

West End Theaters to Remain Closed Until June

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/All-West-End-Theatres-Will-Stay-Dark-Until-June-20200406

Gov. Cuomo Extends Closure of Non-Essential businesses until April 29

2) Theatrical Cancelations and Postponements

Manhattan Theatre Club Postpones “How I Learned to Drive”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-MTC-Postpones-HOW-I-LEARNED-TO-DRIVE-Until-2020-21-Season-20200407

Pulitzer Prize Announcements Delayed by Two Weeks

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/The-Pulitzer-Prize-Announcement-Will-be-Postponed-by-Two-Weeks-Due-to-the-Global-Health-Crisis-20200407

Obie Awards Postponed

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Obie-Awards-Ceremony-Will-Be-Postponed-and-Reconceived-as-Virtual-Event-20200407

Clubbed Thumb Postpones 25th Annual Summerworks

https://www.broadwayworld.com/off-broadway/article/Clubbed-Thumb-Postpones-25th-Annual-Summerworks-20200406

3) Theatre’s Response to COVID-19

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Donates $6 Million

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Academy-Donates-6-Million-to-The-Actors-Fund-Motion-Picture-Television-Fund-and-the-Academy-Foundation-20200405

American Theatre Wing Launches Relief Funds for Artists, Regional Theatres, More

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/American-Theatre-Wing-Launches-Relief-Funds-for-Theatre-Artists-Regional-Theatres-and-More-20200407

Williamstown Theatre Festival to Present Season via Audible

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Williamstown-Theatre-Festival-to-Present-its-Season-in-Audio-Format-on-Audible-20200407

NT Live’s “Fleabag” to Stream for Soho Theatre, Charity

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Phoebe-Waller-Bridges-Play-FLEABAG-to-Stream-on-Amazon-Prime-and-Soho-Theatre-for-Charity-20200406

Playbill to Stream “Bandstand” with New Interviews

https://playbill.com/article/playbill-will-stream-broadways-bandstand-musical-film-starring-laura-osnes-and-corey-cott

54 Below at Home Adds “The Jonathan Larson Project,” More to Schedule

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Feinsteins54-Below-Will-Premiere-Four-New-Shows-Online-Including-THE-JONATHAN-LARSON-PROJECT-and-More-20200407

Curtain Call to Stream Virtual Play Readings with Denise Gough, Jenna Coleman, David Morrissey

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Jenna-Coleman-Denise-Gough-And-David-Morrissey-To-Star-In-Virtual-Play-Readings-For-Charity-20200407

American Theatre: Onscreen This Month: Quarantine Edition #2

4) Feel Good Recommendations

“Jagged Little Pill” Cast Performs “Thank U”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-JAGGED-LITTLE-PILL-Cast-Sings-Thank-U-20200407

Over 80 “Beautiful” Cast Members Perform for the Actors Fund

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Jessie-Mueller-and-80-Cast-Members-and-Musicians-From-BEAUTIFUL-Sing-Youve-Got-a-Friend-20200407

Original Cast Members of “Hamilton” Reunites on John Krasinski’s “Some Good News”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Original-HAMILTON-Cast-Reunites-to-Sing-Alexander-Hamilton-on-John-Krasinskis-SOME-GOOD-NEWS-20200406


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