After cancelling several days of performances of its production of “A Christmas Carol” due to Covid cases among the company, Zach Theatre announced today that it is cancelling the remainder of the show’s run. Additional members of the cast and crew have turned up positive for the coronavirus.
The show was originally scheduled to run through Jan. 2.
“While we had hoped to resume performances on Dec.29, we have confirmed additional COVID cases among the ‘A Christmas Carol’ company. Our paramount concern is for the health and safety of our artists and audiences. It does, regrettably, put us in the position of making the hard decision to cancel remaining performances,” said Drew Nebrig, Director of Marketing and Communications.
From Dec. 22, 2021: Zach Theatre cancels performances of ‘A Christmas Carol’ due to Covid
Zach Theatre has canceled all its performance of ‘A Christmas Carol’ through Dec. 26 because a breakthrough case of COVID-19 was detected within a member of the company.
A press statement said that the cast and crew had been through “rigorous testing protocols” and that “after additional testing and union compliance” performances will be canceled this week.
The theatre is requiring all audience members show proof of vaccination or prood of a negative COVID-19 test result obtained within 72 hours of the show date.
Performances are planned to resume Dec. 29. ‘A Christmas Carol’ runs through Jan. 2.