Walton Arts Center extends programming suspension through May 9

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The Walton Arts Center on Thursday announced an extended suspension that will halt all productions through May 9, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The center had previously planned to resume programming after April 5.

Newly affected events include the Mosaix Festival, Artosphere Festival and Fiddler on the Roof.

The decision was made based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and directives from state and local officials to suspend large events and mass gatherings for eight weeks.

For a list of events that are suspended, canceled or postponed, visit waltonartscenter.org/ticketing-updates.

WAC officials said anyone with tickets to shows will be contacted by a box office representative to discuss their options. Patrons can choose to have their tickets refunded, they can receive a ticket credit for an upcoming show or they can donate the amount of their tickets to the center.