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Lake Wales Theatre Cancelled January 21-23 Due to Covid Cases

Exposure Among Cast and Crew Force Temporary Suspension

Exposure to the Covid-19 virus among members of the cast and crew at Lake Wales Little Theatre have interrupted the current schedule of performances, causing the cancellation of three shows this Friday through Sunday, February 21-23.

":Due to an exposure to our cast and crew, and out of an abundance of caution, we regret having to cancel the three shows of this weekend's scheduled performance of "Ripcord." a special statement issued by the theatre said.

The normal schedule is expected to resume on Friday, .February 28 after the theatre has been thoroughly sanitized. The comedy has receivedpositive reviews.

"We are deeply saddened that we have not been able to provide some normalcy in this time of need," the statement continued, "but we want to make sure that everyone stays healthy and safe."

The not-for-profit Lake Wales Little Theatre offers performances in an intimate 140-seat theatre on North Third Street adjacent to Bok Academy North Middle School.

The following is a portion of the message sent to theatre patrons.

"If you have tickets for one or more of this weekend's Ripcord presentation, we are offering to exchange your ticket for a show date on the following weekend, provide you with a refund, or if you would like the ability to change your refund to a donation or Gift Certificate for next season. Our Box Office will be contacting everyone as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience as we reach out to each patron.

If you have purchased tickets you can email us at [email protected] and provide your name, date your tickets are purchased for, phone number and indicate whether you would like to exchange your ticket for the following weekend, a refund, donation or Gift Certificate. If you would like a refund, please state the address that you would like the refund mailed to. Please give us some time to process your refund, donation or Gift Certificate."


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