Entertainment TV Dan and Eugene Levy Make 'Difficult Decision' to Cancel 'Schitt's Creek' Farewell Tour Over COVID Concerns "We're so sorry to be missing you, and we will continue to try to find a way to see you in the future," the Schitt's Creek creators said in a statement By Naledi Ushe Naledi Ushe Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 21, 2021 07:04 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Schitt's Creek. Photo: Pop TV Dan Levy and Eugene Levy have decided to cancel the Schitt's Creek North American farewell tour over concerns about the rise in COVID-19 cases. In a joint statement shared on Friday, the father-son duo wrote, "To our incredible Schitt's Creek fans, when we postponed the Schitt's Creek: The Farewell Tour, we had every hope and intention of traveling to see you later this year." "However, despite our best efforts to reschedule while keeping your health and safety at the forefront, we've found that state and local mandates vary too widely to do so in the near future," Dan, 38, and Eugene, 74, continued. "So, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all tour dates that were scheduled pre-pandemic." Will There Be a Schitt's Creek Movie? SAG Awards Nominee Sarah Levy Says 'I'm Here for It' "We're so sorry to be missing you, and we will continue to try to find a way to see you in the future," they added, reassuring fans that all tickets will be refunded. The show — which premiered in 2015 on Canada's CBC network — wrapped up its six-season run last April. It stars Dan and Eugene alongside Catherine O'Hara and Annie Murphy as the Roses, a formerly affluent and out-of-touch family who lose all their money and are forced to live in a small town, the last property they own. Along the way, they meet quirky townspeople played by Sarah Levy, Emily Hampshire, Chris Elliot, Noah Reid, Dustin Milligan, and more. Pop TV. Schitt's Creek's Annie Murphy Says New Dark Comedy Role Is 'Beautiful 180' from Alexis Rose Earlier this year, Sarah, 34, who played café owner Twyla, told PEOPLE hosts Jeremy Parsons and Janine Rubenstein that she would be down for a motion picture follow-up to the comedy series. "I keep hearing about a movie!" she said. "This remains to be seen, but I'm here for it if that's the case." Speaking to PEOPLE last year, Dan also opened up about a potential Schitt's Creek movie. Never miss a story - sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human-interest stories. "I don't think there's a single person on our team, cast or crew, that wouldn't want to come back for a movie," he said in an interview for PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive issue. "But at the same time, I think the success of the show really was tied so closely to the care that was put into it and the quality that was put into it," he continued. "If I can come up with an idea that I think builds on what we've already done in a way that feels good and exciting and new and fresh and challenges our actors, then great. I go to sleep willing that idea to come to me." As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from the CDC, WHO and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.