Broadway and Off-Broadway shows that have canceled performances due to Covid-19
Find out information on shows that have had to cancel performances due to Covid-19 cases and other causes.
Live theatre is back, though the Covid-19 pandemic is not over yet. Theatres have implemented many protocols to keep theatre workers and audiences safe, including testing and vaccination requirements, mask-wearing, increased cleaning, and more, but shows have occasionally had to cancel performances if company members or workers test positive for Covid-19, or if a cast member comes down with a different illness or injury.
Below, find information on Broadway and Off-Broadway shows that have had to cancel performances, as well as their reopening dates. We have also provided information on what to do if you bought tickets to a canceled performance.
This article was last updated on January 12, 2022.
Which Broadway shows have canceled performances?
Below are a list of all Broadway shows that have canceled upcoming performances due to Covid-19 or for other reasons, including other illnesses and injuries. This article will continue to be updated with the latest information on Broadway show cancellations.
Mrs. Doubtfire is taking a nine-week hiatus from January 10 to March 14 due to the impact of the pandemic. Performances are expected to resume March 15. All performances through January 9 are still scheduled to go on.
Which Off-Broadway shows have canceled performances?
Find out which Off-Broadway shows have canceled performances recently due to Covid-19 or for other reasons. This article will be updated with the latest information on show cancellations and reopening dates as it is announced.
SHHHH canceled its first two performances "due to an abundance of caution for the health and safety of the company and audiences." Performances will now begin at Atlantic Theater Company on January 14.
How will I find out if a show I have tickets for is canceled?
New York Theatre Guide or your respective ticket vendor will reach out with ticket rescheduling options if your chosen performance has been canceled. Performances may be canceled anywhere from days to hours before the planned start time, but our guest services team will reach out as soon as possible if you got your tickets on New York Theatre Guide. You can also bookmark this page to see updates on canceled Broadway and Off-Broadway performances.
My show is canceled. What do I do?
If you purchased your tickets through New York Theatre Guide, a member of the guest services team will reach out with next steps. If you need to send a question or request about your tickets to the guest services team, please fill out the request form. Please note that the guest services team is currently handling a high volume of requests and will accommodate requests for immediately upcoming dates first.
If you booked your tickets on a site other than New York Theatre Guide, contact your respective ticket provider.
What shows can I see in New York now?
With live theatre back in full swing, there are plenty of shows to see in New York right now that have not canceled performances. Browse our listings of Broadway shows and Off-Broadway shows to see your options for current and upcoming shows in New York. You can filter your search by plays, musicals, or other types of entertainment, as well as shows that are opening soon, closing soon, family friendly, and more.
Here are Broadway shows that you can get tickets to right now:
- Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations
- The Book of Mormon
- Caroline, or Change
- Come From Away
- David Byrne's American Utopia
- Dear Evan Hansen
- Flying Over Sunset
- Girl from the North Country
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
- The Lion King
- MJ The Musical
- Moulin Rouge! The Musical
- Mrs. Doubtfire
- The Music Man
- The Phantom of the Opera
- Skeleton Crew
- Slave Play
- Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
- To Kill a Mockingbird
- Trouble in Mind