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||'Moulin Rouge' performance canceled after Loop shooting
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Broadway In Chicago canceled the May 1 performance of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, at the James M. Nederlander Theatre, following the nearby shooting in The Loop, ABC 7 Chicago reported.
A 27-year-old man and a 55-year-old man were in an alley in the 100 block of North Wabash Avenuealso near the Chicago Theatrejust before 5 p.m. when an unknown offender shot them.
"All refunds and exchanges will be handled through the patron's original point of purchase and Broadway In Chicago will publish no later than tomorrow morning (Monday, May 2) on our website, via email and via social media how to obtain exchanges or refunds for the May 1 evening performance. No other Broadway In Chicago productions were affected. All Broadway In Chicago performances, including Moulin Rouge! The Musical, will perform as scheduled beginning Tuesday, May 3," Broadway In Chicago said in a statement.
Moulin Rouge is slated to run through Saturday, May 14.
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