New Wimbledon Theatre postpones opening until social distancing measures are scrapped

One of South West London’s largest theatres has introduced it is not going to reopen until June this yr.

It will imply the New Wimbledon Theatre may have been closed for greater than 15 months in whole.

Unlike some theatres within the capital the theatre, which opened in 1901, has made the choice to not open with social distancing measures in place.

Under the present authorities roadmap, theatres will have the ability to reopen from May 17 however social distancing measures have to be in place.

New Wimbledon Theatre has suspended all performances until June 26.

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The hope is that on June 21, all social distancing measures might be eliminated in England.

In an announcement ATG Tickets, which runs the theatre, stated: “Bookings for performances with confirmed rescheduled dates might be routinely moved to the brand new dates and prospects might be knowledgeable accordingly.

“We are working with producers to reschedule as many postponed reveals as doable and thanks upfront in your endurance. Full credit score vouchers which embrace all charges, or refunds, are out there for all cancelled reveals.

“Over the previous few months, our groups up and down the nation have efficiently rescheduled 1000’s of performances of nice high quality performs, musicals, comedy and stay music.”

There have been some occasions scheduled far forward on the 1,670 seat theatre in May and early June however these have now been postponed.

Those who’ve booked performances as much as May 16 are at the moment being contacted by the corporate whereas others needs to be contacted by May 14 on the newest.

The assertion added: “On behalf of all our workers, backstage crews, front-of -house groups, actors, dancers, musicians and the complete business we thanks in your assist as we work collectively to make sure the long run success of British Theatre. With your ongoing assist, we consider we will come again quicker and stronger than ever earlier than.”

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