Producers on Friday pushed the official opening from Jan. 11 to Feb. 7, deciding they need to work out more kinks before allowing critics to weigh in. It was the fourth major delay in performances this year.
The $65 million musical is the brainchild of Tony-winning director and co-writer Julie Taymor and U2's Bono and The Edge, who wrote the music. More than eight years in the making, delays and money woes have plagued the show's launch.
In addition, three onstage accidents have injured actors, including one who broke both his wrists while practicing an aerial stunt.