'Aladdin' cancels additional performances after more COVID-19 cases

NEW YORK — The Broadway show “Aladdin” has canceled performances through Oct. 10 after more breakthrough COVID-19 cases were detected within the company, Disney Theatrical Productions confirmed Friday evening.

Disney says “Aladdin” is scheduled to resume performances on Oct. 12.

“This 12-day pause allows the ‘Aladdin’ company ample time to ensure that people with breakthroughs recover, and any other potential breakthroughs are identified before the ‘Aladdin’ company gathers again,” Dr. Blythe Adamson, the epidemiologist working with Disney Theatrical Productions, said in a statement.

So-called breakthrough infections are detected in vaccinated people and tend to be far less dangerous than those unvaccinated.

Adamson said she believes “these positive cases are most likely related

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