SHUTDOWN: “When Will Broadway Theatre Reopen, Based on COVID-19 Infection Data?” by NYTix’s Karen Carter – “Based on all the available infection data, information on the virus, mortality charts and insider political chatter about the Governors appetite to get the state up and running again, a somewhat-educated guess is that the full set of Broadway theatres will not open until June 1st 2020, at the very earliest. June 15th, 2020 may be more likely, with July 1st, 2020 being the conservative estimate.”


“London’s West End Will Be Closed Until June Due to the Coronavirus Crisis” by Variety’s Manori Ravindran – ““We are now canceling all performances up until and including May 31, 2020, to help us process existing bookings whilst we wait for further clarity from the government in terms of when we will be able to reopen,” said SOLT in a statement Monday morning. … The update … follows Ambassador Theatre Group’s (ATG) announcement Friday that all its theaters will remain closed through May, in line with Delfont Mackintosh, which released a similar update Monday morning.”


CANADA: “Mirvish Extends Suspension of Performances in All Toronto Theatre, Affecting Hamilton, Come From Away, More” by Playbill’s Andrew Gans and Ryan McPhee – “The hiatus, initially announced March 14 to last through April 12, has been extended to June 30 at the earliest.”