Performances of the Tony-award successful manufacturing of A Christmas Carol starring Bradley Whitford at L.A.’s Ahmanson Theatre have been canceled tonight, Friday and for the Saturday matinee after breakthrough Covid circumstances have been detected among the many manufacturing’s firm, the Center Theatre Group introduced tonight.
An announcement posted on-line by the Center Theatre Group reads as follows:
Despite strong measures being in place, breakthrough COVID-19 circumstances have been detected throughout the firm of A Christmas Carol on Thursday, December 16. For the wellness and security of our visitors, forged, and crew, the December 16 efficiency on the Ahmanson was canceled. The Friday, December 17, 8pm efficiency and Saturday, December 18, 2pm efficiency have additionally been canceled. We sincerely remorse any disappointment or inconvenience this may occasionally have brought about. Ticket holders have been contacted with rebooking or refund choices.
A model of the assertion was shared on Twitter.
Performances of ‘A Christmas Carol’ are cancelled till the night of 12/18 as a consequence of detection of COVID-19 throughout the firm. Learn extra at https://t.co/Zcl0OZTjMw. pic.twitter.com/DvuEhDR463
— Center Theatre Group (@CTGLA) December 17, 2021
It was unclear which members of the corporate have been contaminated, however Whitford retweeted a message earlier at present asking audiences to not blame actors for the cancelation of exhibits.
DONT BLAME ACTORS FOR THE CANCELLATION OF THEIR SHOWS! ITS NOT AN ISSUE OF IRRESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR. IF YOUR WORKPLACE WAS AS REGULARLY TESTED AS BROADWAY SHOWS ARE, YOUR SHIT WOULD SHUT DOWN TOO.
— Jason CandyTooth (@jasonsweettooth) December 16, 2021
Broadway has been hit by a variety of Covid-related cancelations this week, together with that of Moulin Rouge! tonight, for which the viewers had already been seated. Other current cancelations embody Jagged Little Pill, Mrs. Doubtfire, MJ, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Ain’t Too Proud and Freestyle Love Supreme.
The wave of cancellations — not closings — since final week is by far the most important spike of Broadway Covid circumstances and missed performances for the reason that business reopened in August following the 18-month pandemic shutdown.