Live shows cut short by power outage

February 14, 2008 10:03:27 AM PST
The curtain came down on two live shows in the Loop Wednesday night because of a power outage. The electricity went out at the Oriental and Goodman theaters around 9:45 p.m.

The Oriental Theatre was into the second act of the show "Wicked" when everything went dark. An emergency generator provided some light. The audience was sent home.

Power was restored and Thursday's performances are will go on as scheduled.

People who attended Wednesday night's show should call 312-977-1701 to get tickets for another night.