EDITOR’S COMMENT: This article is constantly being updated as new information is received.
The Coronavirus is taking over, and everything is being postponed or canceled in Dallas-Fort Worth, as well as the state, the country, and the world.
Except for one thing: local theater. Although Broadway closed its doors for 4-6 weeks following the World Health Organization’s pandemic announcement, DFW’s small theaters are welcoming patrons — if they want to. go, that’s it.
As of the afternoon of March 12, there was only one announcement about canceled or scheduled operations at DFW. Amphibian Stage Productions in Fort Worth is wrapping up its March schedule, which includes Steven Castillo’s comedy residency (March 17-21), a National Theater Live screening of Hansard (March 18 and 21), his Tad-Poles stilt classes (March 21 and 28), and Avery Moore’s Sets on Sets (March 26 and 27).
Dallas Children’s Theater is delaying the opening of The last stop is on Market Street, scheduled to run March 21-April 5, until further notice. The Jubilee Theater is postponing the opening of How I got itoriginally scheduled for March 20, until April 2.
Other theaters that CultureMap reached out to assure the public that they are implementing extensive cleaning and disinfecting protocols and are following government guidelines. Hand sanitizers are plentiful, and available in all movie theaters.
Undermain Theatre, which has long served its drinks in reusable glasses, is switching to disposable cups for the season.
That said, each theater representative stressed that if you are sick or in doubt, please stay home. Those wishing to exchange their tickets for a later performance or upcoming shows this season are welcome to do so at most theaters, and should contact directly in each box.
But here’s a better idea: Turn your tickets into donations. The economic impact of COVID-19 is hard on everyone, but employers (and most of the freelancers who live in them) are facing a tough future. measures.
This list will continue, but for now the following activities are going as planned:
Come onDallas Summer Musicals, through March 22(After banning gatherings of 500 people or more, Dallas Summer Musicals is postponing all remaining performances, scheduled to run through March 22, 2020. DSM advises to customers to hold their tickets, while they “work to bring. Come on back to Dallas.”)
Photographers in the Press OfficeElevator Project at the Wyly Theatre, through March 15(Substitutes are excluded)
American MariachiDallas Theater, March 14-April 5(Performance suspended until further notice, however DTC is developing a digital version of the American Mariachi work “so we can be in touch with you.”)
- Madame BovaryUndermain Theatre, until March 14 (March 15 matinee cancelled)
The ChildrenStage West, until April 12 (performances canceled after March 15)
The Story of MlimaSecond Thought Theatre, through March 14(Second Thought Theater has canceled the remaining two performances)
Beautiful: The Carole King MusicalBroadway at the Bass, March 20-22(Bass Hall has canceled all events until March 31. Event ticket holders will be contacted by participating companies via email and social media. No action is required.)
- Run For Your WifeTheater Off the Square, until March 22
- The WizThe Firehouse Theatre, March 19-April 5 (rescheduled performances April 9-19)
- Cherry MuffinsFlexible Gray Theater Company, until March 28
summer countryOn stage in Bedford, March 13-29(closes March 15)
Funny, you don’t act like a negroTheater Three, until March 15(Department Three completed the last weekend of activities)
- A serious case of murder!Pegasus Theatre, until March 28
- MacbethLakeside Community Theatre, through March 14
- All shows at Stomping Ground Comedy Theatre
CabaretGrand Prairie Arts Council, March 20-29 (permanently postponed)
- God of murderAllen Community Theatre, March 20-April 5
My RedemptionLily & Joan, March 20-28 (rejected)
Matilda: the SongCasa Mañana, March 20-April 5 (cancelled)
- I think you are over the moonLuckenbooth Theatre, through March 15
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