"Of course our Showboat Players are waiting in the wings eager to put on this classic melodrama, but you just can't argue with the Mighty Mississippi," says stage director Peter Moore.
Have tickets to one of the canceled shows? You can use those tickets at a future show, though rescheduling via email at [email protected] or phone at 651-227-1100 is required (they're recommending email over phone, as the hotline has been flooded... with calls).
The show will continue through its previously planned date, August 16. For more info, check out the event's official website, theatre.umn.edu/showboat.