The Latest Statuses of Classic Arts Organizations During the Shutdown

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Up-to-date information on season cancellations, postponements, and alternative programming.
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As bans on mass gatherings continue across the country, check in below for the latest postponements, cancellations, and scheduling updates for regional theatres.

Playbill will also regularly update with companies' alternative programming, which includes online readings and live streams, virtual workshops, behind-the-scene exclusives, social groups, and much more.

To be added to the roundup, contact edit@playbill.com.

Alvin Ailey
All upcoming events are suspended, including both New York and touring performances. Ailey II’s New York season was canceled.
Alternative Programming: Digital content, including videos of full-length performances, are being made available on Ailey All Access.

Ballet Hispanico
The spring 2020 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Digital content is being made for the #BUnidos video series, including messages from the company, classes, and performance videos.

BAM
All live events have been canceled until further notice.

Battery Dance
All events have been canceled until further notice.
Alternative Programming: Talks, classes, and performances are being offered on Battery Dance TV.

Boston Lyric Opera
The remainder of the 2019-2020 season has been canceled.

Camille A Brown Company
The spring tour has been suspended.
Alternative Programming: Classes and lectures are being offered on Camille A Brown's instagram.

Carnegie Hall
The remainder of the 2019-20 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Carnegie Hall Fridays will be streaming performances every weekend through July 11. In addition, the online series Live With Carnegie Hall includes talks with artists, and performances both live and prerecorded.

Cleveland Symphony Orchestra
The remainder of the 19/20 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: The podcast On A Personal Note has been launched, in which musicians talk about pieces of music that are important to them. In addition, WCLV continues to broadcast Cleveland Symphony performances every weekend.

Dallas Opera
The rest of the 2019-2020 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Regular streamable content is being provided on TDO Network, including talks, coachings, and performances.

Dance Theater of Harlem
All classes have been canceled through the end of the school year.
Alternative Programming: With its 50th Anniversary Celebration cut short by COVID-19, Dance Theatre of Harlem has turned to its archives to continue honoring its five decades of work. The new weekly Virtual Ballet Series launched June 6 with Creole Giselle.

Dorrance Dance
All performances through July have been postponed or canceled.

Houston Ballet
The remainder of the 19/20 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Streamable content, such as talks and classes, are being made available on Houston Ballet At Home. In addition, subscribers are given access to full-length performance videos on Brunch with HB.

Houston Grand Opera
Productions through spring 2021 have been canceled. HGO plans to welcome audiences back to the Wortham Theater Center beginning in April 2021 for the HGO premieres of Mazzoli and Vavrek's Breaking the Waves (April 16–May 1) and The Sound of Music (April 30–May 15, 2021).
Alternative Programming: During the hiatus, the organization will present bi-monthly video content for its audiences. A full schedule of content and information on how to access these videos will be available in the coming months.

Jacob’s Pillow
The 2020 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Virtual Pillow includes interviews, behind-the-scenes features, a monthly podcast, and more original content updated regularly.

Joffrey Ballet
All 2020 performances have been canceled.

LA Opera
The remainder of the 19/20 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: LA Opera At Home will stream recitals, broadcasts of old performances, and other content.

LA Phil
The remainder of the 19/20 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Interviews and performances are available on LA Phil At Home.

Jazz at Lincoln Center
All events have been suspended through June 30.
Alternative Programming: Every Wednesday, a concert from the archive will be released on the company’s YouTube channel.

The Joyce
All performances through June have been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Joycestream will feature performances and artist talkbacks.

Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has cancelled all fall events in the 2020–2021 Great Performers series and the 2020–2021 David Rubenstein Atrium Season, as well as the annual White Light Festival.
Alternative Programming: Assorted streamable content from the various companies based at Lincoln Center has been compiled at Lincoln Center At Home.

Lyric Opera of Chicago
All productions have been rescheduled for coming seasons.

Mark Morris Dance Group
Remaining performances through June have been canceled or postponed.
Alternative Programming: Interviews and paid online classes are available digitally.

Martha Graham Dance Company
All upcoming performances have been postponed.
Alternative Programming: Archival footage will be made available on Martha Matinees.

The Metropolitan Opera
The remainder of the 2019-2020 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: The Met continues its nightly stream of captured live performances on its homepage every evening beginning at 7:30 PM. The titles will remain there for the following 23 hours. Each of the performances are among the recordings cataloged in the Met's On Demand subscription service.

Miami City Ballet
The remainder of the 19/20 has been canceled. Performances of Don Quixote have been postponed until October.

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company
All upcoming performances have been suspended.

Nederlands Dans Theatre
The remainder of the 19/20 season has been canceled.

New York Philharmonic
All performances through June 13 have been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Old video and radio broadcasts are being made available through NY Phil Plays On.

New York City Ballet
The 2020 spring and fall seasons have been canceled.
Alternative Programming: NYCB's Digital Spring Season will feature streams of two ballet performances each week, as well as additional content such as classes and podcasts.

Parsons Dance
The remainder of the spring 2020 season has been canceled.

Paul Taylor Dance
The company is currently closed.

San Francisco Ballet
The remainder of the season has been suspended.
Alternative Programming: Archived recordings are being made available through SF Ballet @ Home.

Santa Fe Opera
The 2020 season has been canceled.

Seattle Opera
All public programs at the Opera Cente have been canceled through May 31.
Alternative Programming: Opera at Home offers weekly podcasts and opera talks, as well as interviews with designers and more.

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
All performances are being postponed through June 6.
Alternative Programming: SLSO At Home will post videos of musicians performing from their homes.

Tanglewood
The 2020 summer season has been canceled.

Royal Opera House (Including Royal Ballet)
The remainder of the 2019/20 season has been canceled.
Alternative Programming: Recorded performances are being streamed on a weekly basis.

Tom Gold Dance
The spring 2020 season has been canceled.

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