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In the event you had tickets to go see Disney’s Frozen on Broadway, we’re afraid we’ve obtained some quite unhappy information. You’ll need to let these seats go, as you and everybody else who had plans to see Anna and Elsa on the Nice White Method are about to get refunds due to the present formally posting its closing discover.
The official Twitter web page for Frozen the Musical broke the information to the world on this heartfelt put up:
Frozen’s musical incarnation began its Broadway run in previews on February 22, 2018, with the official opening night time coming a month later. With 851 performances, over $150 million in field workplace income grossed and greater than one million viewers members served, the present’s final efficiency went up on March 11. However, naturally, the present well being disaster precipitated the closure of non-essential companies, together with leisure venues.
That mass closure has sealed the fates of exhibits each at present opened and working, just like the musical adaptation of Beetlejuice, or those who have been trying to make it out of previews, corresponding to author/director Martin McDonaugh’s newest present Hangmen. Although in contrast to a few of these different exhibits, Frozen nonetheless has a reasonably vibrant future forward of it when the world begins up once more, which could possibly be a vibrant spot within the midst of the Walt Disney Firm’s present monetary woes.
As talked about within the subsequent message down from their closing farewell, Frozen the Musical remains to be planning on touring all through North America. To not point out, its engagements in Sydney, London, Hamburg, and Tokyo are nonetheless on the books, persevering with the attractive custom of Elsas of various languages letting it go on stage each night time.
It’s unhappy when a present like Frozen closes on Broadway, particularly when very similar to Beetlejuice’s musical adaptation, the gross sales have been doing quite properly. Plus, two essential leads within the present’s solid had simply modified over this yr, together with Legends of Tomorrow alum Ciara Renée taking up the lead position of Elsa this previous February.
So when you have been doubly set on listening to Hawkgirl belting songs just like the present unique quantity “Monster,” we’re sorry to be the bearer of dangerous information. Nevertheless, if it helps any, you possibly can hear that tune from the unique Broadway Elsa, Cassie Levy, beneath:
Frozen isn’t going wherever anytime quickly, particularly with Disney+ now working each the 2013 unique and its 2019 sequel for anybody who needs to return to Arendelle. Although as any stage fan will let you know, there’s simply one thing particular about seeing a narrative corresponding to this performed out on the dwelling stage. So for these of you who didn’t make it to see Frozen the Musical, or those that cherished it a lot they wished they might have seen it once more, we’re sorry to see your hearts soften right now.
However when you’re in a Frozen temper, and need to catch both of these movies, or the animated shorts that spun off from their frozen frolics, you possibly can take a look at a free 7-day trial of Disney+.