Frozen musical closing completely on Broadway - Music Information

Frozen has develop into essentially the most excessive profile casualty of Broadway's coronavirus shutdown - the present is not going to return when New York's theatres re-open in September.

The producers of the Disney manufacturing have introduced the present's everlasting closure, making it the third manufacturing to close down utterly amid the continuing world well being disaster.

Frozen, which first opened in March, 2018 on the St. James Theatre, was removed from a flop and within the week earlier than Broadway's curtains got here down in March, the present grossed over $798,600 (£653,000).

"In the summertime of 2013, when Frozen started its street to Broadway, two issues had been unimaginable: that we’d quickly have 5 productions worldwide, and a worldwide pandemic would so alter the world economic system that operating three Disney exhibits on Broadway would develop into untenable," Thomas Schumacher, the president and producer of Disney Theatrical Productions, tells Deadline.

"The extraordinary contribution of Broadway’s unique firm, plus those that have joined extra lately can't be overstated. Frozen, like all exhibits, is wholly depending on those that create and carry out them however this was an uncommonly shut and gifted group they usually’ll be missed. Lastly, I've to acknowledge our unimaginable audiences; evening after evening, the followers confirmed us how a lot they cherished this present and we stay up for seeing them at Frozen world wide."

The Broadway blackout beforehand led to the cancellation of two outstanding new productions - Martin McDonagh's Hangmen, with Dan Stevens, and Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, starring Laurie Metcalf - which had been in previews when the shutdown occurred. Producers have since confirmed they will even not return as soon as the suspension ends.

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