Broadway League not considering industry shutdown amid COVID cancellations

While several Broadway productions are cancelling performances due to breakthrough cases of COVID-19, the Broadway League is not currently considering an industrywide shutdown, according to League President Charlotte St. Martin.  “We have always said that safety is our number one priority. Of course, I’m sorry that four shows have to go down, but I’m also […]

‘Take Me Out’ pushes back Broadway previews to March 10

The first preview of “Take Me Out” is now set for March 10, 2022, the production announced Friday. Originally scheduled to begin previews March 9, the production cited “a change in the production schedule” for the move. Opening night for the play remains April 4. “Take Me Out” is being produced by Second Stage Theater […]

‘Moulin Rouge!,’ “Jagged Little Pill’ add to growing list of Broadway COVID cancellations

“Moulin Rouge!” and “Jagged Little Pill” canceled their Thursday evening performances, with each citing a breakthrough COVID-19 case in the company. The cancellation at “Moulin Rouge!” came about due to a “late-in-the-day positive test result,” according to the production. Audience members were already seated in the theater for the show when the announcement was made, […]

‘Hamilton’ cancels additional Broadway performances due to COVID-19

The Broadway production of “Hamilton” canceled its Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 performances due to breakthrough COVID–19 cases within the company, the production said Thursday. The production had initially canceled its Dec. 15 evening show due to the discovery of positive test results. The statement from producers does not specify a return date for the […]

Broadway revival of ‘Macbeth’ moves to Longacre Theatre

The spring revival of “Macbeth,” starring Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga, will now play the Longacre Theatre. The production had previously been announced to play the Lyceum Theatre starting March 29, 2022. “Macbeth” will instead move into the slightly larger Longacre Theatre, where “Diana” is scheduled to end its run on Dec. 19. “Diana” previously […]