Sunday, April 21, 2024

COVID Updates: “Plaza Suite” Pauses as SJP Tests Positive, “Macbeth” Still Off, Patti Scialfa Rocks at Home


I am so sorry for all these performers testing positive for COVID.

Last night, Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa couldn’t make Clive Davis’s 90th because they said they were in “quarantine.” I hear that Patti, one of my favorite all time rockers, tested positive, which means Bruce is next, and no one is leaving that house until all they feel better! Get a nice warm blanket and Cover Me!

On Broadway, Sarah Jessica Parker, of course, tested positive after Matthew Broderick did earlier this week. So “Plaza Suite” goes on hold until further notice.

Across the pond, Sting has had to reschedule many shows because he tested positive. He’s waiting to resume performances as soon his tests are good.

Still on pause is “Macbeth” with Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga. They won’t return until Monday, April 11th.

Last night at Clive’s birthday everyone had to show proof of vaccination. But a few of our favorite people couldn’t make it because they also tested positive. Sending get well wishes to all. Wear your masks! Get the boosters!


Roger Friedman
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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