Fans lined up early outside the New Amsterdam Theatre on 42nd Street.READ MORE: Lower East Side Residents Protest Construction Of New Luxury Buildings
The show reopened on Sept. 28 at the New Amsterdam Theatre following a nearly two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, but it only got in two performances before breakthrough COVID cases among cast and crew members forced the show to shut down for over a week.READ MORE: Veterans Ride Horses Across Manhattan To Raise Suicide Awareness
“Aladdin” ticketholders were turned away at the door on Oct. 1, after the show was canceled just hours before curtain time.MORE NEWS: Community Leaders, Advocacy Groups Launch 'Boycott Black Murder' Campaign To End Gun Violence
This story was originally published Oct. 12. 2021.