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At least give the producer points for honesty:
The new musical, which began previews July 5, has closed. A press statement issued Aug. 13 reads, “Todd Ellis, the producer of Idol: The Musical, has chosen to close the show due to a lack of advance ticket sales, a lack of positive feedback from audience members and critics, and a lack of sustainable financial resources.”
Translation: NOBODY CARED, SO WE DECIDED TO STOP TORTURING OURSELVES AND THE CAST.