After 16 months of being closed for theatre shows the whole team are excited to be welcoming visitors to enjoy art and culture on their doorstep in the company of other theatre-goers.
The building was transformed last year from a theatre to a Covid-19 testing centre as part of Telford & Wrekin Council’s response to the pandemic but with restrictions being lifted on 19 July The Place will once again act as the region’s premier entertainment venue.
A spell-binding adventure awaits with the very first show as dragons and mythical beasts are brought to life in a magical experience for all the family with Dragons and Mythical Beasts performance taking place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 July.
The theatre has been completely redecorated and the team have been busy giving technical equipment an overhaul, updating the lighting and sound desks.
The Place Telford will continue with measures to help people feel comfortable during their visit and these include hand sanitiser stations throughout the building, additional seating in the auditorium to allow audiences to move from their allocated seats if they wish and an upgraded air handling system to constantly circulate fresh air in the auditorium. There will be enhanced cleaning before every performance as well as online booking and e-tickets and remote bar ordering (no queuing at the bar). Staff will continue to wear face coverings and maintain social distance where possible and audiences are encouraged to wear face coverings.