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THE UNOFFICIAL BRIDGERTON MUSICAL at the Royal Albert Hall Cancelled

The show was set for 20 September

THE UNOFFICIAL BRIDGERTON MUSICAL at the Royal Albert Hall Cancelled

The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical: Live in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall has been cancelled, according to their website.

The future of the concert staging was in doubt after Netflix filed a lawsuit over the musical, which is based on the characters and plot lines of the Netflix series.

The Royal Albert Hall made the following statement: "Sadly Barlow and Bear have cancelled their performance of The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical, Live in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall."

Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear's full album won the 2021 Grammy® for Best Musical Theatre Album, making the pair the youngest winners in the category's history and the only two female nominees of 28 total nominees in the category that year.

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, Netflix is suing the creators for their adaptation, which played to a sold-out crowd at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC earlier this month. The complaint states, "The live show featured over a dozen songs that copied verbatim dialogue, character traits and expression, and other elements from Bridgerton the series. It included dramatic portrayals of Bridgerton characters by Broadway actors, emoting through the performance of the songs that comprise the "musical."

Photo Credit: The Royal Albert Hall

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