New COVID cancellations from Broadway and beyond, including The Music Man, Flying Over Sunset, more

More shows have canceled performances, some until Christmas and beyond, as the number of groundbreaking COVID cases rises in New York City due to the Omicron variant.

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.

The Music Man, currently premiering at the Winter Garden Theater, has canceled its December 25 and Matinee performance on December 26, and plans to resume with the evening show at 8 p.m. on December 26. Visit to learn more.

Lincoln Center Theater Fly over the sunset canceled performances on December 25 and 26, with performances scheduled to continue from December 28. For an updated schedule, visit

Red Mill! Musical comedy canceled performances from December 23 to 25 due to positive COVID results at the business, but plans to resume with the 2 p.m. morning on December 26. Visit for an up-to-date schedule.

Sara Bareilles’ Broadway Engagement Returns Waitress will not reopen at the Ethel Barrymore Theater due to COVID-19. Waitress previously extended its cancellations until December 23, after the first announcements of December 21 and 23. Visit to find out more.


David Byrne’s American Utopia, who did not perform on December 22, canceled her December 23 performances. The rock show’s next scheduled show is 5 p.m. ET on December 26. Visit for an up-to-date schedule.

Come from afar, after initially canceling only the evening performances of December 21 and morning of December 22, extended the closure until December 25 due to groundbreaking cases of COVID-19 at the company. Performances are scheduled to resume at 2 p.m. on December 26. Check for updates.

MJ the musical, one of the first lounges to announce cancellations during the Christmas holidays, will remain closed for an additional day. Production is now set to resume premieres on December 29. For more information on future performances, visit

The Broadway production of Six announced the continuation of its withdrawal period. Initially canceling only the December 20 performance, the pop musical will now go out until December 28, with plans to resume performances on December 29. Tickets will be refunded at the point of purchase. For more information, visit

from disney The Lion King cancels performances until December 26 after detecting cases of COVID-19 within the company. Performances are scheduled to resume with a morning of Monday, December 27; visit to learn more.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child also recently expanded its previous cancellations. Tony’s winning piece is set to return on December 28. For more information, visit

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, which had canceled some performances earlier in the month, will darken again until December 24, with the next performance scheduled for Christmas Day. See for more.

As previously announced, Hadestown extended its closure to include the week of performances from December 20 to 27. is scheduled to resume performances on December 28 at the Walter Kerr Theater. Visit for an updated schedule.

Dear Evan Hansen announced a week of performance cancellations. Tony’s award-winning musical will end December 20-26, with performances scheduled to resume December 27 at the Music Box Theater. For more information, see

The Broadway production of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton, Who has been closed since December 15 due to revolutionary cases of COVID-19 in the company, canceled performances until December 27. The show is scheduled to resume performances on December 28 at 7 p.m. at the Richard Rodgers Theater. For more information on future performance, visit

Aladdin, which had canceled its December 19 performance over the weekend, will now be closed until December 28, hoping to welcome audiences again from December 29 (check for updates day). Ticket holders will be refunded at their point of purchase (or can submit a request if they purchased in person here).

Isn’t It Too Proud – Life and Times of Temptations, extended its cancellation until December 27. The show was previously scheduled to cancel its December 14 performance, then initially announced a closure for December 20 and 21. The next scheduled performance is December 28. For an updated schedule, visit Ain’

The Off-Broadway production of Jersey Boys at New World Stages has canceled performances from December 22-26 and plans to return on December 27. Visit for more information.

Off-Broadway solo show by comedian Alex Edelman Just for us suspended production from December 22. Rather than ending its airing as scheduled on January 8, the show will return on January 24 and run through February 19 at the Cherry Lane Theater. To learn more, visit

The New York City Ballet has canceled performances of The Nutcracker by George Balanchine until December 27 at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Currently there are plans to resume performances on December 28 at 7 p.m. and continue as planned until January 2.

The Off-Broadway Theater Row theater complex closed the entire venue over the holidays, affecting Winnie the Pooh: the new stage musical adaptation, who plans to return on December 26, and Santa’s Sing-A-Long, which was only scheduled until December 23 and will not return.

The Off-Broadway Renaissance of Classic Stage Company Assassins canceled performances from December 22 to 23. See for more information.

The Cirque du Soleil production of It was the day before … at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden has extended its cancellation until the end of its scheduled airing on December 27. Visit to learn more.

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