These are some of the Broadway shows canceled over Covid-19

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(CNN)Several Broadway shows were forced to cancel performances this week owed to positive Covid-19 tests among the formed oregon crew, a setback for the manufacture that comes conscionable months aft it raised the curtain connected an 18-month shutdown owed to the pandemic.

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Since its return, Broadway has required eligible audiences, crews, performers and different unit to beryllium vaccinated against Covid-19. This week, the Broadway League, a commercialized relation for the industry, began enforcing a caller vaccination and disguise argumentation for children.

    The precautions are designed to guarantee the amusement goes connected successful an manufacture that is simply a captious to New York City's system and supports astir 97,000 jobs, according to the Broadway League. The radical said Broadway contributed $14.7 cardinal to the city's system successful the 2018-2019 season.

      "Aladdin" became the archetypal Broadway amusement known to cancel performances owed to Covid-19 erstwhile it called disconnected aggregate shows successful September.

      Here's a look astatine the shows that canceled performances this week:

      'Hamilton'

      "Hamilton," Lin-Manuel Miranda's opus connected the beingness of Alexander Hamilton, canceled its Wednesday nighttime amusement little than an hr earlier it was acceptable to statesman owed to breakthrough Covid-19 cases, according to a post connected its Twitter page.

      "Our highest precedence is ever the wellness and information of each cast, crew, and assemblage member," the amusement said connected Twitter.

      "We volition person much accusation connected upcoming performances arsenic soon arsenic possible. On behalf of everyone astatine Hamilton, we apologize for the disappointment and for immoderate inconvenience this whitethorn cause," the amusement said.

      Hamilton was 1 of the archetypal Broadway shows to reopen successful September pursuing the pandemic shutdown.

      'Ain't Too Proud'

      The Temptations philharmonic "Ain't Too Proud" canceled its Tuesday nighttime Broadway show "out of an abundance of caution ... owed to a breakthrough Covid-19 case," the amusement said.

      Performances were acceptable to resume with Wednesday's matinee, the show's Twitter account said.

      The amusement besides canceled performances astatine The Kennedy Center successful Washington, DC, from Wednesday done December 26. "Even with robust precautions successful place, breakthrough COVID-19 cases person been identified wrong the afloat vaccinated company," the show said.

      'Freestyle Love Supreme'

      "Freestyle Love Supreme," which bills itself arsenic a "fusion of hep hop, improv, and comedy," canceled shows connected Saturday and Monday owed to breakthrough Covid-19 cases, it said connected Twitter.

      "The wellness of our cast, crew, and guests is of the utmost importance. We apologize for the inconvenience," the amusement said.

      Performances returned Tuesday with Miranda joining the cast connected stage.

      'Doubtfire'

      "Doubtfire," a philharmonic based connected the 1993 movie "Mrs. Doubtfire," called disconnected its shows Sunday owed to affirmative Covid-19 tests successful the company, it said on Twitter.

      "Daily investigating of everyone astatine the Stephen Sondheim Theatre allows the accidental to isolate anyone who tests affirmative for the wellness and information of audiences, cast, unit and theatre staff," a connection from the accumulation said.

      The show's performances connected Tuesday and Wednesday were also canceled.

      'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

      The Wednesday matinee show of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" was canceled, but the evening amusement was expected to spell on.

      The amusement said successful a post connected Twitter that regular investigating is successful spot to "help america support a harmless and steadfast situation for all."

      "We volition enchant you different time," the amusement said.

      'Tina'

        "Tina," the Tina Turner musical, called disconnected some scheduled performances Wednesday "due to the detection of a constricted fig of affirmative covid trial results wrong the Broadway company," the accumulation said.

        Shows were expected to resume Thursday.

        CNN's Alison Kosik contributed to this report.

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