Sat. Oct 23rd, 2021

REUTERS/Andrew KellyJuly 19 (Reuters) – Musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber on Monday cancelled the opening of his new London production of “Cinderella” and stated he had no idea when it would go ahead, blaming “impossible conditions” imposed by the British government.Lloyd Webber said one person in the cast had actually evaluated favorable for coronavirus, but the guidelines around quarantine and isolation for the rest of the actors – all screening negative – implied the program could not open as planned on Tuesday.”I have been required to take the heart-breaking choice not to open my Cinderella,” Lloyd Webber stated in a statement.”Lloyd Webber, the developer of hit shows consisting of “Cats” and “Phantom of the Opera,” is one of the most prominent and successful figures in the theatre world and had actually been a key voice advising assistance for theatre during the pandemic.With music by Lloyd Webber and a story by Oscar-winning film writer Emerald Fennell, “Cinderella” had already suffered several delays due to changing restrictions ordered by the British government around quarantine, social distancing, and capability in indoor home entertainment locations.


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