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Coronavirus: Pantages Theatre Suspends 'Hamilton' Through End Of March

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Hollywood Pantages Theatre announced Thursday it will be suspending all performances of the hit show "Hamilton" through the end of the month due to the coronavirus.

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A woman walks by Hamilton An American Musical on Broadway on March 12, 2020 in New York City. - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on March 12, 2020 banned public gatherings of more than 500 people, including shows in Manhattan's iconic Broadway theater district. Only schools, hospitals, nursing homes and mass transit facitilities are excepted from the rule -- which goes into effect for Broadway at 5:00 pm March 12, 2020, and 24 hours later everywhere else, Cuomo told journalists. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

The musical, which was set to open Thursday at 8 p.m., will be canceled through at least March 31.

Anyone who purchased tickets during this period will automatically receive a refund.

The musical is scheduled to run at the Pantages until Nov. 22.

This comes as Broadway in New York City announced that all productions would be canceled through at least April 12.

Meanwhile, several other theaters in Los Angeles had also suspended productions. The Music Center in downtown L.A. announced that it would be closing all its theaters -- the Ahmanson Theatre, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Mark Taper Forum and Walt Disney Concert Hall -- through at least March 31. That includes the cancellation of "The Book of Mormon" at the Ahmanson and "The Antipodes" at the Mark Taper Forum.

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"Block Party 2020" was also suspended at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City.

Cal State Northridge canceled all events at its campus theater, The Soraya, through April 17. The Pasadena Conservatory of Music canceled all events and classes through April 5.

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