The coronavirus pandemic begun in late 2019, infecting the U.S. in early 2020, and since 2022 it is still impacting Hollywood– and the rest of the world.
In both 2020 and 2021 lots of occasions, consisting of the Tokyo Olympics, were held off, canceled or postponed amidst the ups and downs of the around the world pandemic. An uptick in COVID-19 cases in December 2021 and January 2022 caused another wave of Hollywood stops, quiting working on television programs, Broadway musicals and more.
Hugh Jackman, who plays Professor Harold Hill in the 2022 run of The Music Man in New York City, evaluated favorable for the infection after the Christmas vacation. His favorable medical diagnosis came simply days after his costar Sutton Foster, who plays Marian Paroo, missed out on a sneak peek efficiency of their musical following her own favorable COVID test.
” My signs are, like, a cold. I have a scratchy throat and little a runny nose. I’m great,” the Australia local stated in a video by means of his Instagram on December 28,2021 “I’m simply going to do whatever I can to improve ASAP. As quickly as I’m cleared, I’ll be back on phase and headed to River City.”
Jackman’s end of the year health scare led to The Music Man holding off the rest of his vacation sneak peek efficiencies in hopes of going back to the phase on January 2. The Winter Garden Theatre, nevertheless, later on revealed that the program would not resume up until January 6 following the continued spread of the coronavirus.
Sundance Film Festival revealed on January 5 that it would no longer be hosting in-person occasions for the occasion, which was set to range from January 20-30 The renowned celebration decided to take all of their provings and press occasions virtual this year as the Omicron alternative rose.
” Despite the most enthusiastic procedures, the Omicron variation with its suddenly high transmissibility rates is pressing the limitations of health security, travel and other facilities throughout the nation,” organizers stated in a declaration at the time. “The celebration’s in-person Utah aspects will be moving online this year. While we’re dissatisfied to not supply the complete hybrid experience and collect in-person as planned, audiences this year will still experience the magic and energy of our celebration.”
television programs were not unsusceptible to the post-holiday increase in COVID-19 cases. Grey’s Anatomy selected to press back its go back to production from January 10 to January12 CBS’ NCIS: Los Angeles, on the other hand, postponed production from January to a later date in February.
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