Due to the growing Covid-19 virus spread, our production of Into the Woods has been canceled. Read more below.
We at Open Door have decided to cancel our performances of Into The Woods, scheduled for the weekends of March 27th and April 3rd, due the growing Covid-19 virus spread. We are heartbroken to have to make this decision. Our cast, crews and production team have been nothing short of amazing in the work that they have put into making this show beautiful. While we are sad that you will not get to experience the final vision, it is always the journey and not the destination which is most important, and we find comfort in the enlightening and special journey that we took into the woods together. Open Door prides itself on being a family and this decision was made in that light and we always do whatever we need to take care of our family.
With this cancellation, we are investigating the possibilities of having performances later in the spring. We do believe it is highly unlikely, but we are not going to leave any stone unturned.
For the part of our community that purchased tickets, we are working on how to process refunds. If you purchased tickets from our online processor, they will be processing refunds from the vendor directly and we at Open Door have covered the processing fees. They are working on the process now. If you purchased tickets directly from one of our ticket volunteers, someone will be reaching out to each of you over the next couple of weeks. We will update you once we know the exact manner of refunds. Thank you for your patience.
Some people have also expressed concern about the financial effects of this cancellation. Open Door does incur most of the expenses of productions before the curtain goes up. We are working with some of our vendors to see if they can provide us with any relief. With that said, we established a contingency fund a few years ago to protect us against, events like this. Our financial health is currently secure, and we hope to continue to mount the accessible high quality programming to which we have let you become accustomed. If you would like to assist us to recoup our losses, contributions of any size will be helpful and can be sent to us at Open Door Theater, Po Box 2553, Acton, MA 01720 or here on our website.
In these times, we are reminded of a line from “Into the Woods” ; “Though it’s fearful – though it’s deep, though it’s dark and though you may lose the path ….You are not alone…no one is alone!” We are all in this together.
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