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Today on Broadway: Monday, May 18, 2020

“Some Like it Hot” to Open on Broadway in Fall 2021, “A Strange Loop” Reschedules DC, Updated “Aida” Won’t Premiere at Paper Mill

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1) Rescheduled Theatre News

“Some Like It Hot” to Skip Chicago Tryout, Open on Broadway in 2021

Washington DC “A Strange Loop” Moved to Summer 2021

https://www.playbill.com/article/broadway-aimed-dc-production-of-a-strange-loop-postponed-to-summer-2021

Updated “Aida” Will Not Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Re-Imagined-AIDA-Will-Not-Premiere-at-Paper-Mill-Playhouse-Plans-Underway-for-German-Production-in-2022-20200515

CBS to Air “Grease” Sing-along in Tonys Timeslot

https://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/cbs-will-replace-this-years-tony-with-grease_91003.html

2) Important Reads

Washington Post: Reviving New York’s economy means luring back tourists. Will they want to come?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/when-will-new-york-reopen-to-tourists/2020/05/15/981bfb0e-939a-11ea-82b4-c8db161ff6e5_story.html

American Theatre: This Is What We Do Now

3) Feel Good Recommendations

Original “Lion King” Cast Members Reunite for Virtual Performance

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-THE-LION-KING-Original-Cast-Members-Reunite-for-A-Virtual-Performance-of-He-Lives-In-You-20200517

The Platt Brothers Perform on “Graduate Together”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-The-Platt-Brothers-Sing-Graduation-Medley-20200517

“Hairspray” Cast Members Reunite for Epic “You Can’t Stop the Beat”

https://ew.com/theater/hairspray-virtual-performance/


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