The revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical was originally to run through July 31 at the Beverly, MA, institution.
"While we continue to assess the damage, we plan to re-open the theatre on Aug. 23 with the new musical Abyssinia," according to a statement. "The cause of the fire, which occurred after 11 PM July 14 when the building was empty, was determined to be an accidental electrical malfunction that occurred underneath the stage surface. The fire spread rapidly through the orchestra pit but was rapidly contained by the tremendous efforts of the Beverly Fire Department and surrounding fire departments."
The following concerts will be moved to future dates (exact dates to be determined):
The following Children's Summer Musicals will be either rescheduled or cancelled:
Peter and the Wolf on Aug. 12 All Summer Stages programs and workshops for children will continue to operate at North Shore Music Theatre in the Theatre Arts Academy building.
To make donations, exchanges or refunds, ticketholders may bring tickets to the box office (62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA) after July 18, or call the box office (978) 232-7200 after July 18, or mail tickets to NSMT, PO Box 62, Beverly, MA 01915.