Dec 20, 2021
By Jane Brown
Because of the rising COVID-19 cases linked to the Omicron variant, the North American premiere of Leopoldstadt has been cancelled here in Toronto.
The eagerly awaited play by Tom Stoppard was expected to be at the Princess of Wales Theatre on King Street West between January 22nd and March 13th.
The play was a much lauded and sold-out engagement at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre.
David Mirvish says in a statement that the “sudden arrival of the Omicron variant has made it impossible” for him to fulfill his dream of presenting Leopoldstadt in Toronto.
The 77 year old theatre producer says the play greatly moved him when he saw it in January 2020 at its first preview performance in England.
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