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Saturday 10 July 2021

Curtain Set To Rise Again: Theatre Royal Brighton Announce Reopening

Theatre Royal Brighton has announced its plans to welcome back audiences on Saturday 24 July, providing step four of the government's roadmap goes ahead as scheduled. The lights will finally come up and the curtain will rise again!

After sixteen months of being closed Theatre Royal Brighton is looking forward to safely welcoming audiences back to the venue. 

Their autumn season is packed with top quality entertainment and shows from the West End, which promise to be the perfect opportunity for escapism and fun. 

From musicals to thrillers and dramas; comedians and tribute shows to family shows – there is something for everyone.

Theatre Royal Brighton's Theatre Director John Baldock said:

"We are absolutely delighted to be opening our doors again from 24 July. 

"Situated in the heart of Brighton's cultural sector, our theatre, normally buzzing with life, has stood dark for the first time in its history.

"We are excited to see so much of our city re-opening and hope that this is another huge step towards normality. 

"Thank you for your continued support, we cannot wait to safely welcome audiences back and do what we do best."

Although the Theatre has been closed for the last sixteen months it hasn't been completely dark during this period. 

Being dark has provided the opportunity for collaborations with the local community and arts community. 

This time has enabled the venue to work safely on various filming and recording projects including; the filming of ITV's Grace, Eliot Hasler's new film Vindication Swim, Moving Pictures Theatre new short film starring Samuel West, and most recently, the filming and recording onstage for British band Elbow's new album. 

The Theatre also appeared on screen in the Netflix hit Bridgerton. 

The venue hosted performances including Groomed to Perfection by local artist Kirsty Dillon, sixteen performances of Du Iz Tak puppet show for families and performances of Tenenbrae for Brighton Festival.

The return of live theatre sees the return of Theatre Royal Brighton's Price Promise ticket deals. 

Continuing the theatre's commitment to making theatre affordable for all, a limited number of tickets will be available for some of the most popular shows for just £13.

For a full calendar of shows and events, please CLICK HERE.

by: Mike Cobley

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