Storm Forces Boston Theatres to Shut Down as Motown Opening Night Postponed

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Theatres in Boston have begun to shut down due to Winter Storm Juno, and the opening night of Motown the Musical at the Boston Opera House has been postponed.

Clifton Oliver
Clifton Oliver

According to the American Repertory Theater's website, the Jan. 27 performance at of Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) has been canceled due to the storm because the Commonwealth has declared a State of Emergency, there is a parking ban in effect, and the MBTA has canceled service.

Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) continues through March 1, and tickets can be exchanged for another performance. To exchange for another performance of Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), please complete this exchange request form or contact patron services at ticketservices@amrep.org.

The Jan. 27 opening night performance of Motown the Musical at the Boston Opera House has been canceled, and a performance has been added Feb. 9 at 7:30 PM.

Customers with tickets to the Jan. 27 performance need to take no action; original tickets will be valid Feb. 9 at 7:30 PM. Those who cannot attend the Feb. 9 performance can contact (866) 880-9572 or email boston.service@broadwayacrossamerica.com to exchange into one of the following performances: Jan. 28 at 7:30 PM, Jan. 29 at 1 PM and 7:30 PM, Feb. 3 at 7:30 PM and Feb. 4 at 7:30 PM.

Additionally, the press opening for The Second Girl at the Huntington Theatre Company has been rescheduled for Jan. 30 at 8 PM. The media is invited to attend The Second Girl on Jan. 30 or any performance thereafter. The Jan. 27 performances of The Second Girl and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike have been canceled, and the Huntington's administrative office and box office will be closed. The company intends to resume performances Jan. 28 – The Second Girl at 7 PM and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at 2 PM and 7:30 PM.

Playbill.com will continue to update. Click here for more information on Broadway show closings and what theatregoers need to know in the storm

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