Following official government advice issued on Monday 16 March, which stipulates that people should avoid public buildings including theatres, we regret to announce that the Theatre Royal Bath is currently closed until at least Monday 14th April to help slow the spread of coronavirus.
All shows in the Main House have now been cancelled up to and including Saturday 11th April and in the Ustinov Studio until 9th May. This means that this week’s Band of Gold, then subsequently What’s in a Name?, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story and The Tempest. Testmatch will no longer be happening in the Ustinov Studio.
Box Office staff are in the process of contacting ticketholders for these shows. Ticketholders are entitled to a full refund, a credit note or being asked to consider making a donation or part donation of their outlay to support the Theatre Royal, which operates without public subsidy. Ticketholders are asked to bear in mind that customer service teams are currently extremely busy.
The Box Office is still taking bookings online or by phone for all shows from 14th April. If these shows do not go ahead due to the current circumstances, ticketholders will be entitled to receive a full refund. Theatre management is urging the public to help keep the venue afloat in an uncertain period of closure by not receiving a refund for cancelled performances; continuing to book for upcoming events, safe in the knowledge that all outlay will be fully refunded if they do not go ahead and by purchasing vouchers from the Theatre Royal’s website that can be redeemed once the situation has settled.
Shows for which tickets are still on sale include Jane Eyre; Thriller – Live, The Habit of Art; Malory Towers; HMS Pinafore; The Woman in Black; The Mousetrap; The Good Life; Identical; The Dresser; Private Lives; Cinderella; David Baddiel’s Trolls Not the Dolls, Balletboyz; Frank Skinner in Showbiz and Al Murray in Landlord of Hope and Glory, also the Ustinov Studio’s Visiting Company Season 2020 and a full range of productions in the egg.
Full details are available on the Theatre Royal’s website: www.theatreroyal.org.uk.