Vineyard Theatre Suspends DANA H. Performances Through March 31

Vineyard Theatre has announcedthat starting tomorrow, Friday, March 13 all performances of Dana H. will be suspended through March 31. The theatre will play to 50 capacity April 1 - 12. This is in accordance with guidelines from the CDC and state and local health officials' executive orders. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Cdc, Theatre, BWW News Desk, Dana H

Industry: Regional Theatres Prepare For Fallout From Mass Cancellations

All across the country theatres are temporarily shutting their doors to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Regional theatres hosting everything from major titles like HAMILTON both in Los Angeles and San Francisco and CURSED CHILD to smaller non-profits like the Bay Area's Theatreworks are feeling the pressure. TheatreWorks cancelled their current production and their upcoming production of RAGTIME set to open next month. [Author: Alan Henry]
Tags: Theatre, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hamilton, Bay Area, Alan Henry

HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND To Play at 50% Capacity Due to Covid-19

The Off-Broadway play, Harry Townsend's Last Stand, starringTony Award winnerLen Cariouand David Lansbury.will continue performances at reduced capacity amid the Covid-19 outbreak. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, David Lansbury, HARRY TOWNSEND

Elton John and Jake Shears Tammy Faye Bakker Musical Eyes 2021 West End Bow; Rupert Goold to Direct

Elton John and Jake Shears' Tammy Faye - The Musical is currently aiming for a 2021 bow at the West End's Almeida Theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Elton John, West End, Rupert Goold, BWW News Desk, Jake Shears Tammy Faye Bakker, Jake Shears Tammy Faye

Terry Gilliam to Direct INTO THE WOODS at the Old Vic

Monty Python's Terry Gilliam is set to direct Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods this winter at London's Old Vic Theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine, Monty Python, Terry Gilliam, Vic, BWW News Desk

Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases Cut Song from HAMILTON

Lin-Manuel Miranda has released a cut song from Hamilton titled 'I Have This Friend' Give it a listen [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, BWW News Desk

EMOJILAND Cancels Tonight's Performance

Emojiland has canceled its performancesthis evening due to the Covid-19 outbreak. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BE MORE CHILL Chicago Announces Three Month Postponement

A three-month postponement has been announced forthe Chicago production of Be More Chill. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch The Rockettes Perform a Fosse/Liza Minnelli Tribute!

The Radio City Rockettes have released a Fosse tribute video in honor of Liza Minnelli's birthday. Watch them dance to 'All That Jazz' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Liza Minnelli, Radio City Rockettes, BWW News Desk, Fosse Liza Minnelli Tribute

JERSEY BOYS Cancels Performances Through April 13

To comply with the order from the State of New York, JERSEY BOYS at New World Stages will not perform until April 13, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, New York JERSEY

The Public Theater Suspends Events Through April 12

Beginning today, New York's Public Theater will suspend all programming through April 12 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Public Theater, BWW News Desk

TUMACHO Starring Philippa Soo and More to Play Final Performance Tonight; Future Dates Canceled

Clubbed Thumb's off-Broadway musical Tumacho will play its final performance tonight amid the Covid-19 outbreak. The company has announced that future performances have been canceled. ' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Philippa Soo

Dramatists Guild Calls for Government Arts Aid Due to Covid-19

Read a statement from The Dramatists Guild of America regarding the suspension of Broadway shows due to the coronavirus. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, The Dramatists Guild of America, Dramatists Guild Calls for Government Arts Aid Due

The Shed Announces Cancellations Due To COVID-19

New York City venue, The Shed, will suspend all performances through March 30. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, BWW News Desk

NYC Cabaret Venues Respond To Coronavirus

BroadwayWorld has reached out to the city's numerous Cabaret venues for information on their response to the COVID-19 outbreak which has shuttered Broadway through April 13th. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, BWW News Desk

LA JOLLA Playhouse Cancels Remaining Performances of FLY

La Jolla Playhouse has announced via Instagram that they will be canceling all remaining performances of the musical FLY. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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How Dallas Opera Ran Afoul Of Social Media Algorithms

As much as it sounds like something out of Isaac Asimov, we have to say it: we can’t surrender our discernment to the computers. What we need now — what will make our social media feeds and our national discourse saner — is not better artificial intelligence but more actual intelligence. We don’t need better algorithms; we need deeper wisdom. We’re not getting that from Facebook. – Dallas Morning News
Tags: Art, Music, Isaac Asimov, 03.12.20, Dallas Opera Ran Afoul Of Social Media Algorithms

New York City Center Cancels All Performances Due to Covid-19

New York City Center has released the following statement regarding event cancellations amid the Covid-19 outbreak [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, New York City Center, BWW News Desk

NYC College Theatre Programs Respond to Covid-19 Outbreak

The Covid-19 outbreak has led to multiple closures of New York City venues. These are the latest announcements from New York City colleges and their theatre programs. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, BWW News Desk, NYC College Theatre Programs Respond

NY Senator Brad Hoylman Responds To Broadway Theater Closures Due To COVID-19

State Senator Brad Hoylman, who represents the Theater District, issued the following statement in response to the suspension of Broadway shows. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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New York Theatre Workshop Suspends All Performances for 31 Days

New York Theatre Workshop has issued the following statement regarding canceled events amid the Covid-19 outbreak [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Actors' Equity Places Focus on Displaced Workers Following Broadway Suspension

aMary McColl, Executive Director of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, released the following statement after reports that Gov. Cuomo has ordered performances to be suspended until the week of April 13, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Lincoln Center Theater To Suspend All Performances Through 4/13

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that, under the direction of Governor Andrew Cuomo, it will suspend performances of its productions of the new musical Flying Over Sunset in the Vivian Beaumont Theater, as well as its production of the new opera Intimate Apparel in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, effective immediately. Performances of both productions will resume the week of April 13. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Cuomo, Lincoln Center Theater, Vivian Beaumont Theater, BWW News Desk, Mitzi E Newhouse Theater

Met Museum Hikes Pay For Top Execs

The highest paid executive in the most recent financial year, according to tax filings, was chief investment officer Lauren Meserve, whose total compensation package was worth $1.6 million, up 8.3 percent from 2017–18, when she made $1.47 million. The next best-paid exec is CEO Daniel Weiss, whose total pay package was worth $1.25 million in 2018–19, a 25 percent increase over the previous year, when he made $1 million. – Artnet
Tags: Art, Visual, Daniel Weiss, 03.12.20, Met Museum Hikes Pay For Top Execs, Lauren Meserve

Vienna’s Albertina Museum to Open Modern-Focused Branch

Vienna’s Albertina Museum will get a Modern branch, the NYT reports. “I want to exhibit the Austrian canon alongside the larger canon,” says Klaus Albrecht Schröder, the general director of the Albertina. “In later exhibitions we will include artists like Georg Baselitz, Cindy Sherman, Alex Katz and Mike Kelley. But Austrian artists will always be […]
Tags: Art, News, Vienna, Nyt, Modern, Art News, Minipost, Albertina, Mike Kelley, Albertina Museum, Klaus Albrecht Schröder, Georg Baselitz Cindy Sherman Alex Katz

Art Basel Hong Kong Reveals Online Viewing Rooms

Art Basel Hong Kong’s online viewing room program has been announced, a consolation for exhibitors left unable to attend the fair due to coronavirus.  Read more at Art News
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Basel Hong Kong, Basel Hong Kong Reveals Online Viewing Rooms

Germany Promises Financial Assistance to Arts Orgs Hurt by Coronavirus

Germany has promised financial assistance to arts institutions affected by coronavirus. “It’s clear to me that the situation is a massive burden for the cultural and creative sectors and that small institutions and freelance artists could face considerable distress,” says culture minister Monika Grütters. “I won’t leave you in the lurch!” Read more at Art Newspaper […]
Tags: Art, News, Germany, Art News, Minipost, Monika Grütters, Germany Promises Financial Assistance

Ars Nova Suspends ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS; All Staff And Performers To Be Paid

Beginning today, March 12, Ars Nova will suspend performances of Heather Christian's Oratoriofor Living Things and close their offices at the Ars Nova Hub 511 W 54th Street and Ars Nova at Greenwich House 27 Barrow Street for 30 days. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Ars Nova, BWW News Desk, Heather Christian, Ars Nova Hub, Greenwich House 27 Barrow Street

Kennedy Center Suspends Performances, Closes To Public Through March 31

The John. F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts has closed to the public and announcedacancellation of events amid the coronavirus outbreak [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Kennedy Center, John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, BWW News Desk

UPDATE: Disneyland Will Now Close; Universal Studios Hollywood Remains Open Amidst COVID-19

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Both Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood will remain open. Both Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood will not be required to comply with California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order against large gatherings to counter the spread of coronavirus. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: California, Theatre, Disneyland, Gavin Newsom, Hollywood Reporter, Universal Studios Hollywood, BWW News Desk

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