Theatre Royal Bath gets ready to reopen

THE Theatre Royal Bath is busy preparing to welcome audience members back into its three auditoria in line with the government’s roadmap for re-opening in May 2021.

The director, Danny Moar, says: “Following the Prime Minister’s announcement and the setting out of the roadmap for easing lockdown, we are now finalising plans for a season of exciting productions to take place from May through the summer, which will be announced later in March.

“Even while our doors remain closed we have been working behind the scenes to ensure we will be ready to reopen again at the earliest possible opportunity. The overwhelming success of our Welcome Back Season in the autumn and The Play That Goes Wrong at Christmas have shown that theatre-going can be both safe and thoroughly enjoyable.

“We will continue to operate with socially distanced seating until we are able to return to full capacity. We thank audiences for the support they have shown the Theatre Royal Bath over these challenging months and look forward to welcoming theatregoers back in the near future.”

In the meantime, Theatre Royal Bath is joining with dance company, Rambert, in April to live-stream its latest work, Rooms, created by Jo Strømgren. Theatre Royal Bath audiences can watch this world premiere production as it happens live-streamed into ticket holders homes. A mix of dance, theatre and film featuring 17 dancers playing 100 characters across 35 scenes, the run of four performances will take place from Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th April.

The Egg Assembly, the Theatre Royal Bath’s online community for young people aged five to 25, continues to offer an innovative online programme of workshops, discussions, performances and activities. Founded in June 2020, the Egg Assembly has been created by the team behind the TRB Theatre School.

Details of the theatre’s spring-summer 2021 season will be released in the next few weeks.

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