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Hurricane Sandy Cancellations: Movies, TV Shoots & Concerts

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Hurricane Sandy has lead to cancellations of concerts, movie premieres and show tapings.
Hurricane Sandy has lead to cancellations of concerts, movie premieres and show tapings.

The preparation and growing threat of Hurricane Sandy has led to school closings, mandatory evacuations, and the halting of the New York City subway. With public transportation at a standstill, city streets deserted, and storm clouds looming, the entertainment industry is seeing consequences.

Multiple concerts, movie premieres, and tapings for movies and television shows scheduled for early this week across the Northeast have been canceled. A run-down of cancellations is below, but one entertainer who is living by the "show must go on" mentality is Jimmy Kimmel. The talk-show host is throwing caution to the wind and still shooting his live show from Brooklyn tonight. (UPDATE: Kimmel has canceled his show.)

  • The Manhattan premiere of "Anna Karenina" scheduled for Tuesday night has been canceled
  • Monday night's screening of "Flight" with Denzel Washington at the Ziegfeld was canceled
  • Movie theaters are closed across the Northeast
  • The xx has canceled three shows scheduled for this week: Sunday night's show in New York, Monday's show in Philadelphia, and Tuesday's show in Baltimore
  • Grimes' concert Sunday night at the Music Hall of Williamsburg was canceled
  • Movie theaters are closed across the Northeast
  • Aimee Man's Monday night concert at the Bowery Ballroom has been canceled
  • Freedom to Love Now!, a concert benefitting marriage equality with fun., Rufus Wainwright, and The National, among others has been canceled
  • Trey Anastasio's Sunday night concert at Port Chester's Capitol Theatre was canceled
  • Louis C.K.'s Sunday night City Center performance was canceled
  • Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) has canceled his show at The Apollo, scheduled for Sunday
  • Ghostface Killah and Sheek Louch's Sunday night performance at Highline Ballroom has been canceled
  • Grouplove has canceled their Monday night performance at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club
  • All Broadway shows scheduled for Sunday and Monday have been canceled.
  • Brandie Carlile and Blitzen Trapper have canceled both of their New York City performances at the Beacon Theater, scheduled for Sunday and Monday
  • Disney canceled a media screening of "Wreck-It Ralph," scheduled for Tuesday
  • Universal canceled a screening of "Man with the Iron Fists"
  • Warner Bros. TV stopped filming for NYC-based TV shows which includes: "666 Park Avenue," "The Carrie Diaries," "The Following," "Golden Boy," "Gossip Girl," "Person of Interest," and "The Secret Lives of Husband and Wives:
  • CBS TV stopped filming for NYC-based TV shows which includes: "The Good Wife," "Blue Bloods," and "Elementary"
  • NBC Universal stopped filming Northeast-based shows which includes "30 Rock," "Law & Order: SVU," "Smash," "Infamous," "Do No Harm," "Maury," and "Steve Wilkos"
  • Showtime stopped filming "Nurse Jackie" and "The Big C"
  • Warner Bros. stopped production on "Winter's Tale"

h/t to Deadline, NME, and CoS

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