Just like the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the climbing omicron variant has compelled a wave of new cancellations and postponements of gatherings heading into 2022.
The Slamdance Film Festival is likely wholly digital in 2022. The begin of the competition will be delayed by a 7 days and now run from January 27 till February 6.
W Magazine’s Best Performances get together was postponed. The Los Angeles soiree was scheduled to get place Jan. 7 at Gigi’s cafe in Hollywood.
The Critics Selection Awards had been postponed from January 9, with a new date to be declared. The winners had been set to be revealed by hosts Taye Diggs and Nicole Byer. The new ceremony will nevertheless broadcast stay in human being on The CW and TBS at some level.
The National Board of Overview has postponed its annual gala, which was scheduled to be held on January 11 in New York Town. A new day will be declared at a afterwards time.
BAFTA Los Angeles’ yearly awards year tea get together, established for January 8 in Los Angeles, has been canceled.
The Palm Springs Worldwide Movie Festival has canceled its star-studded, in-man or woman awards gala for the second calendar year in a row.
Disney Plus’ “The E book of Boba Fett” premiere purple carpet has been postponed. Talent and creatives from the “Star Wars” spinoff will now obtain to celebrate the finale on February 8, alternatively of kicking off on January 4.
Broadway is also struggling a wave of cancellations due to mounting COVID-19 circumstances, with productions like “Hamilton,” “MJ The Musical,” “Mrs. Doubtfire: The Musical” and “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical” contacting off displays thanks to coronavirus outbreaks within just their respective corporations. Broadway box workplace juggernauts this kind of as “Harry Potter and the Cursed Baby,” “Ain’t Way too Very pleased,” “Freestyle Love Supreme,” “Moulin Rouge!” and “Jagged Small Pill” have also canceled future displays.