Dear friends of the People's Theatre...
In light of the latest Government guidelines for dealing with the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, our Management Committee have made the incredibly difficult decision to cancel the remainder of our Spring/Summer season. This means all People's Theatre shows up to and including The Wizard of Oz will no longer go ahead as planned.
We are in discussions with the visiting companies who have performances scheduled with us, and information about these shows will follow.
Although we know this is disappointing news, the safety of our members, staff and you, our audience, is our foremost concern. Rest assured this decision wasn't made lightly.
If you've booked a ticket for a forthcoming People's Theatre show, our Box Office will contact you individually. As we incur a charge for issuing card refunds, we'd be really grateful if you'd accept a credit for a future production or consider thinking of your ticket purchase as a donation. Of course, we will issue a full refund if you'd prefer. Please don't call or email the Box Office in the first instance - we have a small team, who are going to be very busy, but we will get in touch with everyone as soon as we can.
We need your support
This unprecedented crisis will hit our theatre hard. Most of our funding depends on you coming to see our performances, so being forced to cancel shows puts us in a very difficult financial position. In order to survive, we're going to need your support. If you're financially able, please consider making a donation to help us continue our mission to bring great theatre to the heart of our community.
We're always so grateful for your support, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the People's as soon as we're able.
It's going to be hard but we will survive this crisis - our logo isn't a phoenix for nothing.
Chair, People's Theatre
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Please make your cheque payable to: People’s Theatre Arts Group Ltd and write your postcode and “Donation” on the back. Please post it to: Kate Scott, Treasurer, The People’s Theatre, Stephenson Road, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 5QF.