Edinburgh Playhouse postpones Waitress production following Nicola Sturgeon's update on Covid restrictions

Following a Covid update at parliament on Tuesday, Edinburgh Playhouse has pulled its week-long production of Waitress due to start next week.

Edinburgh Playhouse has pulled its week-long production of Waitress due to start next week following a Covid update at parliament from Nicola Sturgeon(Photo: Liam Rudden).

The Waitress performances at the Playhouse – which were scheduled to begin on January 18 and last till January 22- were postponed following the Covid update.

The announcement from the First Minister confirmed that indoor seating events will continue to be limited to 200 in the coming days.

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An Edinburgh Playhouse spokesperson said: “We regret to announce that the following performances scheduled to play at the Edinburgh Playhouse have been postponed.

"If you have any tickets to these performances, you do not need to do anything at this time. You will be contacted from your point of purchase in the next few days with next steps.

"Performances from January 25 onwards are still scheduled to go ahead as planned and any changes to this will be communicated as soon as possible if restrictions should be extended by the Scottish Government.”

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