The Show Resumes Next Year
Delfont Mackintosh theatres in the U.K. announced today with musical producer, Cameron Mackintosh, that theater productions of “Les Miserables”, “Mary Poppins”, “Hamilton”, and “Phantom Of The Opera”, will not resume in 2020 because of the uncertainty of COVID19 and social distancing, so it’s with heartbreak that these productions will not resume until as early as 2021, depending on the climate come then.
Cameron says it was a difficult decision to come to this reality during a pandemic, because he is the sole funder of his productions, and has no backers, and all his sources of revenue streams with his business have suffered and stopped.
All customers who have booked to date will be contacted directly by the box office, or their original point of purchase, and offered a credit voucher which can be used for priority booking when new booking dates are announced, or a refund.
Return dates for the productions will be planned for as early as practical next year taking into consideration further advice and guidance from the Government including, and subject to, any social distancing requirements being completely removed for theatres.
In the interim CML and DMT have now commenced a consultation period with their employees following the closure of DMT theatres due to the pandemic and are looking at any necessary re-structuring of their businesses.