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Entertainment: ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Pauses Production After Over 50 Crew Test Positive For COVID-19

‘Moulin Rouge!’ Cancels Tonight’s Performance After Audience Seated; ‘Jagged Little Pill’, ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’, ‘MJ’, ‘Hamilton’ & ‘Tina’ Pause Schedules As Broadway Responds To Latest Covid Surge – Update

  ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Cancels Tonight’s Performance After Audience Seated; ‘Jagged Little Pill’, ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’, ‘MJ’, ‘Hamilton’ & ‘Tina’ Pause Schedules As Broadway Responds To Latest Covid Surge – Update UPDATED with latest cancellations: The audience at tonight’s performance of Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! was seated and waiting for the music to start when the show was canceled due to a positive Covid test result within the company. The result apparently had been received just prior to curtain. The audience was ushered out of the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Producers are expected to announce an updated schedule performance Friday.

"Star Trek: Picard" is dealing with a large COVID-19 outbreak on set.

Sir Patrick Stewart 'Star Trek: Picard' TV show premiere © Photo: James Veysey/Shutterstock Sir Patrick Stewart 'Star Trek: Picard' TV show premiere

According to THR, over 50 crew members have tested positive since Paramount+ postponed production on Jan. 3. It was supposed to be the first day back since Christmas break.

The show does operate on the bigger side with a crew of over 450.

The virus has “impacted multiple zones, including cast in zone A" on the Sir Patrick Stewart-led series. Although production is expected to start up again early next week already.

Numerous shows have had to postpone production due to the Omicron surge including "The Late Late Show With James Corden", "NCIS" and "Grey's Anatomy".

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