‘Macbeth’ on Broadway canceled after star Daniel Craig tests positive for COVID

It’s not a Shakespearean tragedy, but it surely’s nonetheless unhealthy information for Broadway.

A number of performances of the brand new “Macbeth” have been canceled after star Daniel Craig examined optimistic for the coronavirus on Saturday.

“We apologize for the inconvenience this causes ticket holders, however the security of our audiences, the forged and crew stays our high precedence,” producers stated in a social media put up.

The present first introduced the 007 actor’s optimistic take a look at and the cancellation of Saturday’s matinee and night efficiency, however stated later Saturday that it was canceling all performances via Thursday “as a result of detection of a restricted variety of optimistic covid take a look at outcomes inside the firm.”

Refunds will probably be given for the canceled exhibits on the level of buy, present organizers stated.

The present had simply begun preview performances Tuesday on the Longacre Theatre on West 48th Road.

It’s set to open April 28 and run via July. Craig performs the title function whereas Ruth Negga performs Woman Macbeth in her Broadway debut.

Daniel Craig in face mask
Daniel Craig will get out at stage door after opening evening of “Macbeth” in New York Metropolis on March 29.

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