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Andrew Lloyd Webber's CINDERELLA Will Not Open as Scheduled

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella had previously cancelled July 17th's performances due to 'Covid related precautionary measures'.

Andrew Lloyd Webber has released a statement announcing that his production of Cinderella will not open. This past weekend, the production was forced to cancel both performances set to take place on 17 July 2021, due to "Covid related precautionary measures."

Update - The show has now set a new schedule, for details, click here.

In his statement released today, Andrew Lloyd Webber shared, "Today, on this 'Freedom Day', I have been forced to take the heart-breaking decision not to open my Cinderella." The statement continued, "My sadness for our cast and crew, our loyal audience and the industry I have been fighting for is impossible to put into words. Freedom Day has turned into closure day."

On the show's future, a spokesperson told BroadwayWorld: "It's hard to see a route forward under the current rules, but we will do everything we can to come back."

The show's star Carrie Hope Fletcher, wrote: "Belleville will open its gates eventually. Just not today."

See the full statement below:

Cinderella is a new romantic musical comedy featuring an original story and book by 2021 OSCAR winner Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) and lyrics by Tony & Olivier award winner David Zippel (City of Angels). Laurence Connor (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, School of Rock) directs, with choreography by JoAnn M Hunter.


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