Monday, April 22, 2024

Broadway: Michael Jackson Musical Latest to Pause Performances After COVID Hits Cast, Crew, “Tina” Cancels Again, So Does “Hamilton”


Add “MJ: The Michael Jackson Musical” to the list of Broadway shows hit with COViD. They’ve canceled today’s matinee and tonight’s show as well.

All of Broadway is suffering from breakout COVID in casts and crews. They’re all being tested and require vaccinations. But who knows about the audiences? They’re coughing in those theaters. Is anyone presenting fake info?

Please tell COVID to Beat It. Get vaxxed.

UPDATE: The “Tina Turner” musical has canceled again today because of COVID.

“Hamilton” has canceled again for today and tomorrow.

Broadway Struggles with COVID Outbreaks as Even “Hamilton” Shuts Down for a Day

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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