Nov. 15 Performances at Darkened Theatres Canceled; Seafarer Opening Postponed

News   Nov. 15 Performances at Darkened Theatres Canceled; Seafarer Opening Postponed
 
Due to the ongoing stagehands strike, which began Nov. 10, the League of American Theatres and Producers has announced that performances on Thursday, Nov. 15 have been canceled for the 27 theatres darkened by the strike.

This announcement confirms that the opening night of The Seafarer, which had been scheduled for Nov. 15 at the Booth Theatre, has been postponed. No new opening date has been announced.

Twenty-seven Broadway shows are currently dark because of the strike. Only eight shows will perform Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 14 and Thursday evening, Nov. 15. Those shows include Cymbeline, Mary Poppins, Mauritius, Pygmalion, The Ritz, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Xanadu and Young Frankenstein. These productions are housed in theatres whose contracts with Local One are separate.

Telecharge.com also states that the darkened theatres have canceled shows through Saturday evening, Nov. 17. As of press time, a League spokesperson could not confirm cancellations past Nov. 15.

For information regarding refunds of tickets, click here.

Playbill.com will provide further information as it is made available.

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