The Kennedy Center has just released a statement on the closing of events for 2020.

In a statement released on Tuesday, Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center announced that they have canceled performances and events through all of 2020, even ones that had been previously set. They have, however, confirmed that some of those events will be moved to 2021. 

Individuals who had tickets to such events can find more information here. Upcoming shows or subscriptions can be found here.

Courtesy of KennedyCenter.org

The Kennedy Center's official statement reads as follows:

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that, due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, we have canceled most previously announced performances and events through the end of 2020, with some planned programs moving to spring 2021 and beyond. 

Your health is our priority, but we miss you in our theaters and sharing the joy of the live performing arts together.

If you have tickets to canceled shows in the current season, as previously announced, please visit this page.

For shows, including subscriptions, in the coming season starting in October, please visit this page for more information.

"As we continue to prioritize the health and well-being of our patrons, artists, volunteers, staff, and community at-large amidst the ongoing effects of COVID-19, we have canceled most previously announced performances and events through the end of 2020, with some planned programs moving to spring 2021 and beyond," the Kennedy Center continued on the subscription information page.

You can find their official post on Twitter:

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