‘Hamilton’s L.A. Production Will Resume Next Month, But Show Closing March 20 – Deadline


2ND UPDATE, 1:45 PM: There might be a winter’s ball on Hollywood Boulevard in any case. Performances of Hamilton on the Pantages Theatre will resume on February 9 after being darkish since Christmas, however Broadway in Hollywood stated at this time that the present’s vexed run should finish March 20.

Hamilton performances initially have been set to start in March 2020, simply because the pandemic was starting. As a end result, the manufacturing was placed on maintain till August 2021. Read extra particulars beneath.

“For all of us, the road to getting performances of Hamilton up and running for our audiences was a true demonstration of that timeless adage: the show must go on,” Broadway in Hollywood GM Jeff Loeb stated in a press release. “The combination of hard work, a commitment to health and safety, clear communication, and positive thinking were the key elements that helped all of us execute a successful reopening of our theater, and this glorious production. We commend our community of theatergoers, actors, stagehands, and ushers who helped us raise that curtain — and who will help keep that curtain up in Los Angeles as new Broadway entertainment continues to grace our stage.”

UPDATED, 2 p.m.: The L.A. room the place it occurs goes to be darkish for the subsequent three-plus weeks. The producers of Hamilton stated at this time that its performances on the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood have been canceled by January 23 due to breakthrough Covid circumstances.

Shows will resume on Wednesday, January 26.

“With COVID-19 cases still rising in Los Angeles each day, the Omicron variant has yet to peak, and we expect many refunds and suppressed sales for the next several weeks,” says Producer Jeffrey Seller. “In consultation with our epidemiologist, we are proactively and immediately cancelling performances thru January 23. We look forward to resuming performances at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre with a complete and healthy company in 2022.”

On Christmas Day, the L.A. manufacturing stated that it might cancel performances by the vacation weekend due to Covid n the corporate. Read particulars beneath.

PREVIOUSLY, December 25: The Los Angeles tour manufacturing of Hamilton now taking part in on the Pantages Theater in Hollywood needed to shut down its performances Friday and thru the Christmas weekend due to breakthrough Covid-19 circumstances among the many forged, a blow to those that might need gotten tickets of their stockings this morning.

The information impacted Friday’s Christmas Eve present, the place the viewers had already been seated for a 2 p.m. efficiency earlier than the postponement was introduced. Sunday’s scheduled 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. performances have additionally been postponed.

hamilton present at pantages theatre simply acquired cancelled due to covid circumstances backstage. put on your masks, get vaccinated, be protected.

— cassie 🐄 (@kiwicassie_) December 24, 2021

“As a result of rigorous health and safety testing protocols, we have been advised that there are COVID-19 breakthrough cases backstage,” reads a press release on the Pantages’ Instagram account posted Saturday. “The health and safety of our cast, crew, and audience are our top priority.”

It added that each one ticketholders can be robotically refunded and would obtain an e-mail from Broadway in Hollywood, the organizers of the Tony-winning Broadway musical’s L.A. tour.

Both December 26 reveals are listed as “Performance Cancelled” on the Broadway in Hollywood web site the place tickets are bought. The subsequent efficiency through which tickets might be bought is Tuesday, December 28 for the 8 p.m. present.

The stoppage mirrors what many Broadway productions are at the moment coping with amid the present Omicron surge from postponements, cancellations to even outright shutdowns. The disruptions coincidentally embrace the Broadway manufacturing of Hamilton, which needed to postpone reveals earlier this week.

On Friday, the Hugh Jackman-Sutton Foster musical The Music Man canceled its Christmas Eve and Christmas Day performances after Foster examined constructive Thursday. The present had simply begun previews Monday on the Winter Garden Theater.

Erik Pedersen contributed to this report.

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