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A playwright, a director, an artistic director and an actor share their experiences — and prescriptions for change.
More than 300 sign a letter saying theater is a “house of cards built on white fragility and supremacy.”
Miranda’s rap. Rylance’s poems. Jackman’s pelvis. And a brassy reunion for Bea Arthur and Angela Lansbury. Now set your clock for “Turkey Lurkey Time.”
Actors’ Equity Association, which represents 51,000 theater performers and stage managers, lays out guidelines aimed to keep its members safe.
The ceremony, honoring Off and Off Off Broadway theater, has been forced online by the pandemic, and is being recorded and edited before the June 4 streaming.
Uncertainty about the coronavirus and the challenge of protecting audiences and artists is prompting many prominent presenters to wait till next year.
The show is the first Broadway musical felled by the coronavirus.
The Broadway League canceled performances through Sept. 6 and said it did not know when they might resume.
In a sign of the pandemic’s toll, New York’s cultural institutions, large and small, feel compelled to share their woes and tactics in strategy sessions.
In a surprise move, the film of the original Broadway production is being released 15 months early.
‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ got through three performances before the pandemic intervened. This is the story of what happened next.
“Spotlight on Plays,” featuring John Malkovich, Patti LuPone, Sally Field, Bryan Cranston and others, will aid the Actors Fund.
Barrington Stage Company in the Berkshires is bucking the trend of cancellations, planning instead a limited season with a litany of precautions.
Broadway was booming. Then came the coronavirus.
The Public Theater, which runs the festival but is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, anticipates a shortfall of up to $20 million.
The Broadway Cares fund-raiser, featuring a concert of Disney songs, is being rescheduled after the musicians’ dropped a demand that members be compensated.
Broadway Cares said it would reschedule a canceled event featuring a concert of Disney songs after the American Federation of Musicians dropped a demand for additional compensation.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS had planned to stream a concert of Disney songs, but canceled the program when a union demanded compensation for musicians.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS had planned to stream a concert of Disney songs, but canceled the program when a union demanded compensation.
The 41 Broadway theaters have been closed since March 12, and industry leaders are aware that large gatherings may be among the last forms of activity to resume when the pandemic eases.
Bobby Cannavale, Carla Gugino and Audra McDonald will still perform for the Williamstown Theater Festival this summer, but their shows will be on Audible, not onstage.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the annual ceremony honoring Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway theater will be digital-only for the first time since being established in 1956.
Nonprofits around the country plan to commission works of no longer than 10 minutes in length that can be read or performed by people sheltering in place.
As nonprofits around the country cancel all spring programs, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival says it must go further, and will lay off 80 percent of its staff.
Hundreds of theater workers will receive wages and benefits for a few weeks during the shutdown, which has already led one play, “Hangmen,” to close before it even opened.
The Pulitzer Prize winners Lynn Nottage and Annie Baker are among those who said they had been asked to give back advances because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Videos of teenage (and older) performers sprouted on social media after a Tony-winning actress invited theater kids to share songs from shows canceled by the coronavirus.
Facing concern from actors and audiences about health risks during the pandemic, the industry announced that shows will be shuttered through April 12.
The usher worked in recent days at “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “Six,” prompting a scramble to inform the public and clean the theaters.
Actors are being asked to suspend the tradition of greeting fans at stage doors, one of several steps that theaters are taking to limit the coronavirus threat.
A cheeky musical about the ill-fated wives of Henry VIII is already a hit in Britain, on TikTok and on cruise ships. Now it is aiming to establish sovereignty on Broadway.