Schmeckfest 2020 has been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Thursday evening, the cast and crew of “Matilda the Musical” gathered for an update from artistic director Will Ortman. He told the group, which has been preparing for the March 20 opening night since January, that the show that rehearsals will be suspended. They will resume to correspond with the new dates once they have been confirmed. Note the background; someone rearranged the letter blocks that are part of set designed by Michelle L. Hofer to set the scene for Thursday evening’s conversation. You’ll find the full statement from Freeman Academy regarding the postponement of Schmeckfest — as well as statements from other local organizations — on this page; just click on the breaking news link.