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Phillipa Soo (from left), Christopher Jackson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos attend Miranda's final performance of Hamilton on Broadway, on July 9, 2016. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images hide caption

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Comedy Clubs Are Closed, So To Reach Audiences, Comics Have To Improvise

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Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell — who has recovered from the coronavirus — sings from his window to show appreciation for New York City's healthcare workers and first responders. "People need this, too," he says. "They need that connection. They need to be reconnected to themselves, to their own center, to each other, you know, to feel that we're all in this together." Rob Kim/Getty Images hide caption

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Now Playing On Broadway: Uncertainty, Unemployment And Displays Of Unity

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Brian Dennehy, known for his interpretations of characters created by Eugene O'Neill and Arthur Miller, has died at the age of 81. Mike Piscitelli /Dennehy Family hide caption

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Dawn Ursula plays Toni Stone in American Conservatory Theater's production of Lydia R. Diamond's Toni Stone. Kevin Berne/A.C.T. hide caption

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The Show Must Go Online: Theaters Closed By COVID-19 Get Creative

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An evening concert during the 2015 edition of Lincoln Center's Out of Doors annual festival. All of the New York cultural institution's signature summer programming has been canceled for 2020. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images hide caption

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Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers gave Americans a much-needed on-screen escape in the 1930s. Above, they dance in the 1938 comedy musical Carefree. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Fred And Ginger Cheered Us Up During The Depression. Might They Do It Again?

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Camden Catholic High School's virtual choir sings "I Am With You Always," led by music director Greg Gardner. Greg Gardner and Patrick Gardner/YouTube hide caption

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The Beat Goes On: High School Choirs Improvise In The Age Of Coronavirus

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Roger Allam as Prospero in William Shakespeare's The Tempest directed by Jeremy Herrin at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. Robbie Jack/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Wanted: Stories With Happily Ever Afters - Here's Where To Start Looking

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Coach Elie Rwirangira conducts a basketball lesson through a live-streaming session at YBDL Campus in Shanghai, China on March 12. Many people and companies are providing free online classes to stay fit. Aly Song/Reuters hide caption

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On Thursday afternoon, New York's Metropolitan Opera announced it was canceling all performances through the end of its 2019-20 season, which was to run through May 9. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The current production of Riverdance was updated for its 25th anniversary. But performances have been postponed for the rest of the month because of the coronavirus pandemic. Jack Hartin hide caption

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'Riverdance' Turns 25, But Has Put The Celebration On Hold — For Now

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Laura Benanti performs in Washington in 2015. She recently asked high school students to send her videos of their musical theater performances after many of them were canceled. Paul Morigi/Getty Images hide caption

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A Broadway Star And #SunshineSongs Bring High School Musical Theater To Small Screens

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, photographed in New York on Aug. 19, 2007. The artist, best known for their work in the groups Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, died on March 14, 2020. Neville Elder/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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