Kennedy Center Has Cancelled Performances Through August


The Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center

The world of the performing arts has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Not only has Broadway in New York City shutdown - now the Kennedy Center has cancelled their performances through August 9, 2020.

Cancellations of major live events doesn't come has a shock to any of us right now, but it is simply heartbreaking.

On the list of cancellations from the Washington D.C. staple is their production of Hamilton, which was supposed to begin June 6, 2020. That production is set to be rescheduled. Also postponed is a three-week celebration of Beethoven. It will be rescheduled as well.

The Kennedy Center is home of the National Symphony Orchestra, who have had to have a 35% cut in pay since shutting down.

Concerts at the venue, including concerts Ben Folds, Trey Anastasio and Amos Lee have been cancelled.

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