The Show Must Go On: The Director of 'Macbeth' Goes On Stage After Coronavirus Forces Another Actor Out

The Show Must Go On: The Director of 'Macbeth' Goes On Stage After Coronavirus Forces Another Actor  ...

When will the three actors meet again? The answer is, when the corona lets us. Earlier this month, tested positive for. The James Bond actor has returned to the theatre, but his absence continues to be undermined.

One actor was found to be taking turns on other roles on Thursday evening, but with all of the show's understudies already filling in, the director was forced to come up with a new approach: take to the stage.

The New York Times claims that Sam Gold took on two small roles on the night. This is precisely the latest challenge for the production which only gained through three performances following its April 1 debut, which was tested positive for coronavirus, and it had to cancel the premiere. Three days later, Craig tested positive.

The production, starring alongside Craig, is scheduled to begin on April 28, making it eligible for this year's Tony Awards. Gold previously won a Tony in 2015 as the director of the musical Fun Home.

Macbeth isn't the only production to be affected by the coronavirus. Sarah Jessica Parker is still away from the Plaza Suite stage, a fresh musical A Strange Loop had to postpone its first preview performance on Thursday, and another musical Paradise Square hopes to resume this Tuesday.

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