Broadway’s ‘Skeleton Crew’ Starring Phylicia Rashad Postpones Opening Due To Covid

Manhattan Theater Club Broadway Production of Dominique Morisseau skeleton crew starring Phylicia Rashadi Due to successful COVID cases within the company, the show has been canceled until Sunday, January 9.

The opening night of the play, which was originally scheduled for January 19, will be moved to a later date. Previews are expected to resume in the week of January 10th.

Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, skeleton crew On December 27, Samuel J. Performances began at the Friedman Theatre. The production marks the play’s Broadway debut. In addition to Rashad, the cast includes Chante Adams, Joshua Boone, Brandon J. Durden and Adesola Osakalumi.

The manufacturers did not indicate the number of Covid cases, or specify which members of the company tested positive.

2008 based on Detroit, skeleton crew follows a small automotive factory on the verge of foreclosure, with a tight-knit family of workers hanging in the balance. “With uncertainty everywhere, the line between blue-collar and white-collar blurs, and this working family must be considered with their individual loyalty, propensity to survive, and their ultimate hopes for humanity,” said the production. according.

is the latest in the wave of production cancel the show To hit with the boom in Broadway omicron Edition in New York City.