Updated: CURSED CHILD Will Cancel Performances In San Francisco Through April 30
UPDATE: Performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Curran Theatre will now be canceled through April 30.
Read an updated statement from the production below:
Last night, the San Francisco Health Officer restricted all events to a maximum of 100 persons through April 30, 2020. As such, performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at San Francisco's Curran Theater will now be suspended through Thursday, April 30.
This is no doubt disappointing news to ticket holders and Harry Potter fans, but the producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and our theatres are committed to the safety and peace of mind of all audiences, cast and company, and theatre staff. We look forward to resuming performances at the Curran Theater as soon as conditions allow.
Ticket holders for March and April performances are being contacted now. A decision about performances in May and beyond will be made at a later date in line with the recommendations of health officials.
San Francisco enacted a city-wide ban of gatherings to curb the spread of virus, but one magical play had plans keep its doors open.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announced Tuesday that the production will continue with performances as scheduled, with each performance capped at an audience of 1000. The Curran, where the production is running, has a capacity of 1667 A statement later in the week had suspended performances through March 26.