Sarah Jessica Parker tests positive, and Thursday night’s performance of ‘Plaza Suite’ on Broadway gets canceled.

Sarah Jessica Parker tests positive, and Thursday night’s performance of ‘Plaza Suite’ on Broadway gets canceled.

Sarah Jessica Parker, who is currently starring on Broadway in a revival of the Neil Simon comedy “Plaza Suite,” tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, according to a spokesman for the production.

Parker’s co-star, Matthew Broderick, who is also her husband, had tested positive earlier this week, and has been out of the show since Tuesday. The show had continued with his understudy, Michael McGrath, but will be canceled Thursday night, and it was not clear when it will resume.

“Plaza Suite” is now the third Broadway show currently shuttered by the resurgent coronavirus in New York City, an increase in cases powered by the Omicron subvariant known as BA.2. A revival of “Macbeth” canceled more than a week of performances after its star, Daniel Craig, and other members of the company tested positive, and a new musical called “A Strange Loop,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 2020, postponed the start of its preview performances, also citing positive tests. Both shows are hoping to be back onstage on Monday.

A much-anticipated Off Broadway musical, “Suffs” at the Public Theater, has also canceled its performances this week, including its scheduled opening night, because of virus cases.

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Last Update: Thu, 07 Apr 22 16:58:54