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Monday 30 August 2021

New Venture Theatre Host Brighton's Hottest Ticket Event With Their Welcome Back Gala Party

The New Venture Theatre in Brighton will officially re-open to the public with a Welcome Back Gala Party on the first Saturday of September.

Flinging its green doors open in celebration, the NVT will welcome back audiences, announce its 74th season line-up and launch its "Renewal at New Venture" fundraising campaign to help cover costs for much needed building work to the Grade 2 listed theatre.

The talented David Roper and his glamorous side kick Lynn, the divine Lady LaLa will lead the evening's entertainment. 

They will be joined by some fine singers from the theatre's community of talented members.

David Roper is a composer, musical director and singer based in London. 

David is also Creative Director and host pianist of the New York style pop-up piano bar 4 Poofs and a Piano

"It's a good opportunity to thank our members and supporters for hanging in there with us and to give a glimpse of our exciting plans. 

"And of course help raise a few quid as there is lots of work to do," explained Gerry McCrudden, NVT head fundraiser, archivist and the evening"s MC.

The New Venture Theatre is a Brighton based community theatre and possibly the most exciting place for independent theatre in Brighton and Hove. 

It is also a registered charity run entirely by its members on a volunteer basis.

Tickets for the event on Saturday 4th September 2021 are available via the NVT website

by: Mike Cobley

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