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Posted: 7/9/14 at 8:42pm
If everyone in this play is above title (including the new guy) what would the refund policy be if one actor is out?
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Updated On: 7/9/14 at 08:42 PM
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Posted: 7/9/14 at 9:03pm
With it's limited engagement, one would hope that none of these "veteran" actors (other than the "new guy") would miss a performance… and if one of them were to miss a performance, I'd assume that the refund policy would remain the same as it always has been.

Assuming no one is going to see "the new guy," in particular, than if he missed a performance it wouldn't be an issue. And assuming the monstrous ticket prices already in-state for this star-studded machine weren't high enough, I would guess that if ONE of these six or seven actors were to be out the show would not take as large of a hit as one would think.

With that said, I don't think is it likely we will be hearing about many understudy slips at this one. Although, you never know!

Updated On: 7/9/14 at 09:03 PM
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Posted: 7/9/14 at 10:18pm
The engagement will likely be sold out. If an actor above the title is out of the show and you want a refund, you'll probably get it because the box office can easily sell that ticket to the cancellation line.
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