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

It’s not a Shakespearean tragedy, but it’s still bad news for Broadway.

Several performances of the new “Macbeth” have been canceled after star Daniel Craig tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.

“We apologize for any inconvenience this causes to ticket holders, but the safety of our audience, cast and crew remains our top priority,” the producers said in a statement. social networks Publish.

The show first announced actor 007’s positive test and the cancellation of Saturday matinee and evening performances, but said later Saturday it was canceling all performances through Thursday “due to detection of a limited number of positive covid test results within the company”.

Refunds will be issued for shows canceled at the point of sale, show organizers said.

The show had just started preview performances on Tuesday at the Longacre Theater on West 48and Street.

It is expected to open on April 28 and run through July. Craig plays the title role while Ruth Negga plays Lady Macbeth in her Broadway debut.

Daniel Craig walks out the stage door after the opening night of “Macbeth” in New York City on March 29.

With post wires

New York Post

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