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With theaters across the country closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Playbill has had to pivot quickly. "We find ourselves incredibly fortunate to be associated with this ridiculously fantastic art form that we miss oh, so much," says Playbill Vice President Alex Birsh. Dean Greer/Playbill hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

With Theaters Still Closed, 136-Year-Old 'Playbill' Does A Quick Online Pivot

The magazine given out at theaters isn't just a program, it's a cherished souvenir. The publication has doubled down on its digital offerings, and to almost everyone's surprise, it's doing quite well.

Forest On The Sun Thrupence
Rinse Repeat Thrupence
My Childhood Friend Dorena
Dandelion Dorena
All the Optimism of Early January Lullatone
High Sunset The American Dollar
4 BC The American Dollar

With theaters across the country closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Playbill has had to pivot quickly. "We find ourselves incredibly fortunate to be associated with this ridiculously fantastic art form that we miss oh, so much," says Playbill Vice President Alex Birsh. Dean Greer/Playbill hide caption

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With Theaters Still Closed, 136-Year-Old 'Playbill' Does A Quick Online Pivot

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Meyer Neil Cowley Trio
Hope Machine Neil Cowley Trio
Illusory ambinate
Movement Through Space ambinate
Lunamoth Pensees
Karine Pensees

A research assistant with the Emerging Infectious Disease Branch (EIDB), at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), studies coronavirus protein samples, June 1, 2020. The EIDB is part of WRAIR's effort to produce a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Mike Walters/U.S. Army hide caption

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Army Marshals Resources To Aid In Race For Coronavirus Vaccine

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Red Light Green Light Phaeleh
Earthbound Phaeleh
Patience Suduaya

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be dedicated on Thursday. A stainless steel, woven "tapestry" made by artist Tomas Osinski stands behind the statues and depicts the cliffs at Normandy. Memorial design by Gehry Partners, sculpture by Sergey Eylanbekov and inscriptions by Nick Benson. Alan Karchmer/Eisenhower Memorial Commission hide caption

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For 'Ike,' A Monument Unlike Any Other: Eisenhower Memorial Is Dedicated In D.C.

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Human Step ~ Aramaki's Theme Yoko Kanno
To Tell The Truth Yoko Kanno
Keep Painting Caves of Steel
Summer Hit & Run Caves of Steel
Infinite Mirror Lite

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