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Gillioz Theatre Announces Cancellations Due To COVID-19

(Photo courtesy Gillioz Theatre)

The Gillioz Theatre has announced on their website that the theater "always prioritizes the safety and security of its audiences, artists and staff, and this includes health safety. In the wake of concerns around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting many parts of the U.S., the Gillioz will cease events until May 1st, 2020." Here is a list of Gillioz events currently affected:

Lukas Nelson – 3/22 (postponed, new date to be announced)
Bert Kreischer – 3/26 (rescheduled, new date 7/31/20)
Colter Wall – 3/27 (rescheduled, new date 12/10/20)
The Mystery Hour taping – 3/28 (cancelled)
SRO Presents: Pagliacci – 4/3-4 (postponed, new date TBA)
Danny Gokey – 4/23 (postponed, new date TBA)
The Mystery Hour taping – 4/24 (cancelled)
Ballet Magnificat – 4/26 (cancelled)
David Sedaris – 5/1 (postponed, new date TBA)
The Gillioz Theatre says it is "working to reschedule the date of postponed events and will alert ticket holders as soon as (they) have updated information. Fans should hold on to their tickets as they will be valid for the rescheduled performance date. If you can’t attend the rescheduled date, please contact the box office.
For more information call (417) 863-9491 or visit

Randy Stewart joined the full-time KSMU staff in June 1978 after working part-time as a student announcer/producer for two years. His job has evolved from Music Director in the early days to encompassing production of a wide range of arts-related programming and features for KSMU, including the online and Friday morning Arts News. Stewart assists volunteer producers John Darkhorse (Route 66 Blues Express), Lee Worman (The Gold Ring), and Emily Higgins (The Mulberry Tree) with the production of their programs. He's also become the de facto "Voice of KSMU" in recent years due to the many hours per day he’s heard doing local station breaks. Stewart’s record of service on behalf of the Springfield arts community earned him the Springfield Regional Arts Council's Ozzie Award in 2006.