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Extreme weather forces Liverpool Empire Theatre to cancel Ghost the Musical

Rebecca Trehearn and Stewart Clarke in Ghost the Musical. Photo: Sean Ebsworth Barnes
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Liverpool Empire Theatre was forced to cancel last night’s performance of Ghost the Musical due to the “extreme” weather in the region.

Gale force winds of up to 86mph were reported in the area yesterday and a weather warning from the Met Office was issued to the north-west of England today due to rain, sleet and snow expected in the region.

The venue said the touring production was not able to go ahead yesterday evening because the power supply to the venue was not sufficient for supporting the technical requirements for the show.

Producers said they decided to cancel the performance to avoid putting the safety of the cast and audience at risk.

Audience members are advised to contact their point of sale so they can be booked into an alternative performance at the venue.

Ghost the Musical is running at Liverpool Empire Theatre until February 22 before touring to other UK venues.