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.

Gillian Russo
Gillian Russo

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 May 26, 2022.

Which Broadway shows have canceled performances? Below is 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 be updated with the latest information on Broadway show cancellations.

Aladdin Aladdin has canceled its May 26 performance due to illness in the company. Information on future performances has yet to be announced.

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.

soft soft has canceled performances through May 27 due to Covid-19 cases in the company. Performances are expected to resume May 28. Additionally, the show has extended its run through June 26.

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:

  • A Strange Loop
  • Aladdin
  • American Buffalo
  • Birthday Candles
  • The Book of Mormon
  • Chicago
  • Come From Away
  • Company
  • Dear Evan Hansen
  • for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
  • Hadestown
  • Hamilton
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
  • How I Learned to Drive
  • The Lion King
  • The Minutes
  • MJ The Musical
  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical
  • Mrs. Doubtfire
  • The Music Man
  • Paradise Square
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Plaza Suite
  • POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
  • Six
  • The Skin of Our Teeth
  • Take Me Out
  • Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Wicked

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