Dan and Eugene Levy cancel ‘Schitt’s Creek’ farewell tour. here’s why
Dan and Eugene Levy, the father-son duo who created the comedy Schitt Creek announced in a Twitter post on Friday that the ‘Schitt Creek: Farewell Tour ‘had been canceled. After the show swept audiences away last year with its final season, leaving them wanting more, the co-creators announced the tour in March 2020. After being postponed once, the tour has now been canceled, has now been canceled. reported Deadline.
An increase in COVID-19 cases is to blame for this atrocity
Much to the disappointment of his many fans, Dan and Eugene Levy announced the tour’s cancellation and attributed it to the surge in coronavirus cases.
The duo said the tour has been postponed as they hope to hit the road as soon as the situation allows. But despite the wait, they were unable to plan a tour that complied with the various pandemic restrictions and laws in North America.
“Despite our best efforts to reprogram while keeping your health and safety at the forefront, we have found that state and local mandates vary too much to do so in the near future,” the post said. “So we made the difficult decision to cancel all the tour dates that were planned before the pandemic.”
The creators of the popular comedy added that the tickets would be “refunded immediately in the event of cancellation.”
“We are sorry to miss you, and we will continue to try to find a way to see you in the future,” they said at the end of the message, signed “Best wishes and best regards”.
What was the farewell tour about?
Originally scheduled for March 2020, the tour was postponed to this year. Covering US cities like LA, Phoenix, Boston, Chicago, the tour was a celebration of the show’s unprecedented success.
Canadian comedy Schitt Creek, which debuted in 2015 and ran for six seasons, got off to a slow start with appearances on CBC Television in Canada and Pop TV in the United States. However, its appearance on Netflix after the third season resulted in a massive change in its audience. Overnight, the show became a huge success.
A sitcom about a former wealthy family, Rose and its members, who lose all their money and are forced to live in a motel in a small town called Schitt’s Creek. A New Beginning, David Rose’s Family of Four, played by Eugene Levy; Moira Rose, played by Catherine O’Hara; David Rose, played by Dan Levy; and Alexis Rose, played by Annie Murphy, meet in a town David Rose once bought as a joke. In Schitt Creek, they begin another journey of trying to save their reputations, find ways to make money, and rebuild their lives from scratch.
Over a six-year period, the show was recognized for its acting and portrayal of LGBTQ people. The sixth and final season of the series was nominated for 15 Primetime Emmy Awards, becoming the only comedy series to achieve this feat. He won four main comedy acting awards and the award for best comedy series.
But all is not finished …
While the tour has been canceled, Dan and Eugene Levy still have something for fans to take away.
Earlier this year, Glamor reported that a Schitt Creek book, of the same name as the documentary, Best wishes, warmest regards: the story of Schitt’s Creek was purchased by Trapeze Books and will be released in October.
While fans won’t be able to see the stars of the show in person, the option to revisit Schitt Creek through the page will be available.
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