‘Bodyguard’ star and Parkland-native unable to perform in musical

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The woman who stars in the touring show, ‘The Bodyguard: The Musical,” will not perform during Tuesday night’s opening performance.

The show, slated to go on at the Bushnell in Hartford, featured Deborah Cox in the lead role.

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Cox will not perform on Tuesday because she’s from Parkland, Florida, and her children are in the school system where the shooting happened.

She is expected to be back on Wednesday.

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