‘Hairspray’ musical crew members positive for COVID-19; shows rescheduled

Hairspray the musical is being performed at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati. JEREMY DANIEL/WCPO/CONTRIBUTED

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Hairspray the musical is being performed at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati. JEREMY DANIEL/WCPO/CONTRIBUTED

Credit: Jeremy Daniel

CINCINNATI — Several Cincinnati dates for the performance of Hairspray at the Aronoff Center are being rescheduled after multiple members working on the musical tested positive for COVID-19.

Shows initially scheduled from Jan. 4. - Jan. 9 will be rescheduled.

Those with tickets for shows during those dates should keep them while the rescheduled dates are being determined, according to a press release from Broadway in Cincinnati.

The postponement is the first time a show has been rescheduled for COVID-19 since the season began in the fall.

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