🚨 THEATRE FAN NEWS ALERT 🚨
⭐ UK PREMIERE OF RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA CANCELLED ⭐
The UK theatrical premiere of the Broadway version of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester has been cancelled, it is announced today.
Cinderella was due be the first musical produced by A Factory of Creativity – the charitable organisation recently formed to take over the running of Hope Mill Theatre , which was co-founded by Joseph Houston and William Whelton in 2015.
The production was scheduled to run at Hope Mill Theatre from Saturday 9th May to Saturday 6th June 2020, however this has now been put on hold indefinitely due to uncertainty over the current Covid-19 outbreak.
Hope Mill Theatre closed to the public earlier this week, following the Government’s guidance that people avoid going to the theatre at this time.
Audience members will be contacted in due course – week commencing Monday 23th March – for refunds. The theatre is requesting customers please don’t call the theatre direct regarding refunds as they have limited staff available to take calls at this time.
Hope Mill Theatre are asking audience members, if they are in a position to do so, to consider donating their ticket money to the venue to allow them to operate during these uncertain times.
Audiences can also make a donation to Hope Mill Theatre via its website http://hopemilltheatre.co.uk
Another sad casualty of the Coronavirus situation 💔
Hopefully they will be able to stage it later in the future.
Thoughts? X x x