Following is a abstract of present leisure information briefs.
Broadway theaters sound alarm as closure prolonged via Might 2021
Broadway theaters on Friday prolonged a coronavirus shutdown till the tip of Might 2021, bringing the closure of certainly one of New York Metropolis’s largest vacationer sights to greater than a 12 months and forcing a revival of musical “The Music Man” into 2022. Broadway theaters went darkish in mid-March because the pandemic hit New York and former goal dates for reopening have come and gone with none progress to find a approach to placed on indoor exhibits with stay audiences that additionally protects actors and backstage crews working in cramped situations.
Iranian composer and opposition determine Shajarian buried close to nationwide poet
Mohammad Reza Shajarian, Iran’s most celebrated musician and a critic of the federal government, was buried on Saturday close to the 10th century nationwide poet Ferdowsi, Iranian media reported. A classical composer and singer who died on Thursday in a Tehran hospital on the age of 80 after an extended battle with most cancers, was thought to be a nationwide treasure who revived conventional music.
Ok-pop titan BTS’s on-line live performance attracts international followers
Followers of BTS tuned in to a web-based live performance by the Ok-pop boyband on Saturday, holding their signature gentle sticks and sharing messages in a chatroom. Titled “Map of The Soul ON:E,” the digital occasion got here after the seven-member group scrapped its preliminary plan to carry an in-person present for a restricted viewers, consistent with the South Korean authorities’s tightened social distancing curbs. The band had already cancelled deliberate world excursions.