Adding, the Tony and Grammy-winning music inspired by the music of Alanis Morrissette Jagged Little Pill has now closed the Broadway for a good reason which is mainly due to a recent upsurge in the COVID-19 cases which is driven by the new variant omicron.
In addition, the producers of the show, Eva Price, Arvind Ethan and Vivek Tiwary had initially suspended the performances of the Jagged Little Pill which was due to following a number of positive cases amongst the crew members along with the cast of the show. However, on Monday night, they also confirmed that the show will not reopen due to virus suspension lifts and all tickets will be refunded.
Since the award winning and high profile Broadway production is reportedly closing, the producers have set a plan for the performances of the musical that will be announced in 2022. The new plan is building on the international launch of the show in places such as Australia.
“[The] drastic turn of events this week with the rapid spread of the Omicron variant has, once again, changed everything. We are dismayed by what appears to be another substantial public health crisis, and – due to the detection of multiple positive Covid-19 cases within the company – need to prioritize the health and safety of the cast, crew, and entire team working on Jagged Little Pill,” the producers said in a statement.
“In light of the extreme uncertainty ahead of us this winter, and forced to choose between continuing performances and protecting our company, we’ve made the difficult decision to close our doors,” the statement continued.
Broadway is bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 restrictions since 2020, which resulted in losing billions of dollars as tickets were required to be refunded. Moreover, the performers and producers along with the public will be fearing the worst surge in the cases that is brought by Omicron.