Parker Posey, everyone's favorite Dairy Queen drive-thru employee
, has had to cancel her performance in the lead role of the comedy This
at Playwrights Horizons
, a play by Melissa James Gibson about a widow and single mom getting back into dating. The Times ArtsBeat
passes along today's statement from Playwrights Horizons that Posey can't appear because she's battling a case of Lyme disease
, which is worrisome.
The theater company will announce a replacement for her shortly (even though we all know no such person exists), but in the meantime I'm about this much less excited about Fall theater. We hope Park Posey feels better soon.