Latest COVID cancellations from Broadway and beyond, including Skeleton Crew, Ms Doubtfire, The Music Man, more


With the number of groundbreaking COVID cases on the rise in New York City due to the Omicron variant, several Broadway shows have found it necessary to cancel performances during holiday weeks, a time traditionally popular for productions at all levels. Most shows resumed their showtimes at the start of the New Year, but Playbill will continue to update with occasional (hopefully) cancellations.

As with all shows facing similar challenges, reopening dates are subject to change as the business situation evolves and testing continues. Affected ticket holders will be reimbursed at the point of purchase.

Come from afar, who recently performed with a whole cast of standby, extended its canceled performances until January 6. The musical will now be back on January 7. For more information, see

Manhattan Theater Club’s Skeleton crew canceled performances Jan. 1-9 due to groundbreaking COVID-19 cases at the business. As a result, the opening of production, initially scheduled for January 19, will be postponed to a later date to be announced. Exchanges and refunds can be made through the point of sale. Visit Manhattan for more.


Mrs. Doubtfire announced an extended hiatus from January 10 to March 14, with performances scheduled to resume on March 15. Find out more here.

Production directed by Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster The man of music has canceled performances until Jan. 5 due to COVID cases at the company, including Jackman, who advertised his illness on Instagram. The classic musical will return to the Winter Garden Theater on January 6. Visit for more.

The Under the Radar public theater festival, originally scheduled for January 12-30, has been canceled due to disruption caused by the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Pascal Rambert’s On the Road production The art of the theater and with my own hands, presented at PS21 in Chatham, New York, will go as planned, with its race still scheduled for January 14-23. Ticket holders should expect to receive an email with additional instructions and information. Visit for more.


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