Barry Manilow Contracts COVID-19

On Wednesday, Barry Manilow shared some sad news with his fans. Before the opening night of his show’s first night, Harmony: A new musicalManilow stated that he had tested positive for COVID-19. CBS News. He will have to miss opening night while he recovers. 

Manilow spoke out on Twitter about the news. Manilow stated that it could be. “the cruelest thing”He’s faced with the most difficult situation he has ever had to face. He said that he had waited 25 years for this show to be put on, only to miss the opening night. Manilow closed his message by asking everyone to continue to enjoy the show through writing. “Even in the face of this pandemic, we New Yorkers remain the toughest, staunchest people on the planet — so, put on a mask and go see a show!”

VarietyAccording to reports, HarmonyIt was a difficult task for her to get on the New York City stage. Bruce Sussman, Manilow, and Bruce Sussman wrote the book. It was first performed at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego in 1997. In 2003, the musical had planned to present a show in Philadelphia. That would have made it possible to go to Broadway. The production was canceled after the producers failed to raise sufficient funds. In 2013, the producers put on Harmony at Atlanta’s Alliance Theater Company. It did not result in the show being performed on Broadway. 

According to PEOPLE,This version of HarmonyThe premiere was planned for 2019. It was initially scheduled to premiere in 2019. Finally, Harmony He was able find a home at the Edmond J. Safra Hall Theatre at Museum of Jewish Heritage. This performance is being presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. HarmonyAfter two weeks of preview performances, the opening night was held on Wednesday. It will continue through May 8. 

HarmonyThis isn’t just the case for the pandemic. Plaza SuiteAfter Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker tested positive for COVID-19 in April, the couple canceled several shows. MacbethAfter members of the cast and crew tested positive, the show starring Daniel Craig was also cancelled. 


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