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Why It Feels Like We’re Buried in an Avalanche of Entertainment

With live theater and concerts roaring back and studios releasing slates of pent‑up films and TV shows, this might just be the most crowded fall ever for culture.

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Illustration: Ben Lewis Giles; Rotunda: Erin Baiano; Eilish, Stewart, Stallion: Getty Images; Company: Brinkhoff/Moegenburg; Many Saints of Newark: Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema; Fire Shut Up In My Bones: Eric Woolsey/Opera Theatre of St. Louis; Shang-Chi: Marvel Studios; Six, Mrs. Doubtfire: Joan Marcus; No Time to Die: MGM

After Netflix Inc. failed to add as many users as it had hoped in the first half of the year, its executives blamed its light slate of new shows. Then they made Wall Street (and its customers) a promise:

Just wait until fall.