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On March 14 the unimaginable happened. Shut down! Broadway and Off Broadway went dark and eventually all live entertainment from the Met Opera, to the Met Museum and even to the NY Mets!
However theater companies, organizations, producers, press agents and performers have each organized keep productions past and present alive and accessible.
Assembled as a service to my fellow entertainment addicts is a list of some of the latest efforts on their part.
Theaterscene will be compiling current and more definitive lists

Broadway's June 7 Reopening Postponed

The New York Times reports that industry insiders regard the June 7 date as optimistic with a re-opening after the July 4 holiday weekend as much more likely. Others speculate it’s probable the theaters will remain shut until Labor Day.

Deterrents : Dependence on tourists, both foreign and domestic. Travel restrictions from other states and countries. Millions of people have lost their jobs or been furloughed, The theater audience is traditionally older, higher risk to the corona virus.

Broadway Scorecard to date

41 Broadway theaters shut down March 14

What Was: Still running at the time of the blackout included Girl from the North Country, Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge, Tina—The Tina Turner Musical and West Side Story. Holdovers from previous seasons included Ain’t Too Proud, Aladdin, Beetlejuice, The Book of Mormon, Chicago, Come from Away, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hadestown, Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Mean Girls, The Phantom of the Opera, and To Kill a Mockingbird.

What won't be: Shows lost during shutdown: Hangmen, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Beetlejuice

What will beOpening as scheduled:
MJ  the Michael Jackson musical ( Aug. 13) at the Neil Simon The Music Man (Oct. 15)


What may be: Yet to open ; the musicals Six, DianaMrs. Doubtfire, and Sing Street (transferred from New York Theater Workshop Off-Broadway); the plays The Minutes, The Lehman Trilogy (transferred from a production at the Park Avenue Armory last season) and revivals of Company, Plaza Suite, American Buffalo, and Take Me Out.

Postponed till Fall; Birthday Candles, Caroline or Change; Lincoln Center Theater’s Flying Over Sunset and Intimate Apparel (Off-Broadway); Manhattan Theater Club’s revival of How I Learned to Drive.

Shakespeare in the Park canceled this summer


To replace the missing live performances, theater artists and companies have been presenting concerts, readings, and entertainment via various social media platforms. The National Theater will present broadcast versions of its productions on its YouTube channel including Twelfth Night (April 23). The Metropolitan Opera has been offering a different opera from its archives every night on its website. Andrew Lloyd Webber will be releasing video versions of his musicals on line for free, Seth Rudetsky lives streams his Stars in the House series of concerts and discussions with Broadway stars, and Patti LuPone has been giving tours of her basement on Twitter

“30 Days of Opening Nights,”


More to come… Stay Tuned