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‘Mean Girls’ is off. Broward performing arts center goes dark from COVID-19 concern

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The show will not go on for “Mean Girls.

In an updated statement Friday, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts announced that all shows at the theater and at Parker Playhouse have been canceled or postponed.

“The well being of our guests, artists, staff and volunteers is of paramount importance,” Kelley Shanley, Broward Center president and CEO, said in a statement. “Our mission is to serve the community through engagement in the arts, and in these challenging times, our community will be best served by postponing our performances.

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“Mean Girls,” written by Tina Fey, was supposed to run through Sunday. The remainder of the performances for this weekend have been canceled. Also canceled: Thou Art Woman and Spring Spectacular 2020. Ticket holders will receive an automatic refund to the credit card used for purchase.

Performances of Brian Regan, Eric Johnson and the Manhattan Transfer are postponed. Ticket holders are being told to keep their tickets as they will receive updated information on the new performance dates as soon as it is available.

Broward Center’s dining experiences have also been canceled. Ticket holders will also receive an automatic refund to the credit card used for purchase.

Both the Broward Center and Parker Playhouse are in Fort Lauderdale. The Arsht Center in downtown Miami also shut down, cutting short the final days of “Hamilton.”

For more information visit BrowardCenter.org.

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