Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 & Matthew Aaron Stern


New COVID-19 shutdown updates from both home and across the pond as the West End extends its shutdown, London’s “Sunday in the Park With George” postpones, and more.

Plus, James chats with Broadway stage manager Matthew Aaron Stern, founder of the Broadway Stage Management Symposium, about this year’s upcoming conference, which has gone completely virtual.

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1) COVID-19 Theatre News

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Looks to September for City to Become “As Normal As We Can Be”

Kennedy Center Postpones Performances Through August, Including Entire “Hamilton” Engagement

Sir Cameron Mackintosh: “Theatres could be closed until next year”

West End Officially Extends Shutdown Until June 28

London’s “Sunday in the Park With George” With Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, Postponed to 2021

2) In Other News

PBS Poetry in America Will Explore Sondheim with “Finishing the Hat”

TodayTix Rebrands as TomorrowTix; Launches Fund to Send Frontline Workers to the Theater

3) Feel-Good Recommendations

Guggenheim Works & Process Artists Virtual Commissions: “Your Silence” by Michael R. Jackson

Twitter: Rob McClure’s “Conductor Cam” Series

Video: Adam Kantor & More Sing Tri-Lingual Version of “Hallelujah” for Saving Lives Sunday Fundraiser

4) Matthew Aaron Stern Interview

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