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New shows coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth in 2021

Authored by Mary

Everyone at TRP has been working very hard behind the scenes to make sure that they have some fantastic shows lined up for their audiences once the Theatre re-opens.

Today they are excited to announce five shows coming to TRP on 2021, with four blockbuster musicals and a new epic stage thriller, there’s something for everyone!

Tickets will be available to purchase from...

Gonzo Moose Theatre Company return to Theatre Royal Plymouth with Once Upon A Time

Authored by Sarah Parker

Gonzo Moose Theatre Company return to Theatre Royal Plymouth with Once Upon A Time… from Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 January.

Having previously thrilled audiences with hit shows The Thing That Came From Over There and What The Dickens , Gonzo Moose are back with a comedy fairy tale adventure bursting with physical comedy, absurd jokes and magical illusion with a healthy dose of...

Plymouth Conservatoire Performer Training Summer School

This summer our Plymouth Conservatoire Performer Training Summer School will take place at our award winning and world class theatre the House and offer a six day intensive training for aspiring performers who are interested in pursuing a career in the performing arts and professional level training.

Participants will be able to train in their chosen art form, acting, theatre and dance, it is open to all levels and ages 14 and over.

The Summer School Monday July 29 – Saturday August 3 will culminate in a performance sharing presented on the House Stage on August 3. Times to...

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Authored by News Desk

The Emperor’s New Clothes The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth 29 November – 14 January 2017

Get ready to meet an eccentric Emperor who loves clothes more than anything! But despite a wardrobe the size of Paris, he hasn’t got a stitch to wear for his Birthday! A new outfit must be found! When two ‘designers’ come to town with a promise to create him an outfit that's "never been seen...

Theatre Royal Plymouth announces spring programme

Authored by News Desk

This spring Theatre Royal Plymouth welcomes the best of musicals, drama, dance and opera to the South West. Musical favourites such as highly anticipated Sunny Afternoon and the first UK tour of Mamma Mia!. Hofesh Shechter brings an explosive new creation to Plymouth audiences for just two preview performances only prior to its world premiere in Paris.

Critically acclaimed plays such...

TRAC legacy funding supports Theatre Royal Plymouth projects

Authored by Mary

The Trustees of TRAC (Theatre Royal Applause Club), a separate charity from the Theatre Royal Plymouth, have generously supported a number of projects at the venue with their residual legacy funding following the Theatre starting their own membership scheme last year.

The TRAC Trustees looked to support improvement projects in the Theatre allocated from their remaining funds. After...

Talent from South West being lost up the M5

Authored by Jayne Freer

A wealth of young talent is being lost up the M5 and more needs to be done to retain graduates in the South West, business leaders have warned.

Perceptions that the region is a poor place to work with no obvious ladders of progression and better career opportunities elsewhere are the key issues, they say.

The warning came as a national report was released this month stating...

Prince’s Trust performing arts course brings young and old together on stage at the Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Twenty-five unemployed young people and Elder Tree members took to the stage on Friday afternoon to create and perform a show about society and stereotypes at the Theatre Royal Plymouth.

The performance, called ‘Limbo’, was the result of a three-week Truth about Youth ‘Experience Performing Arts’ course funded by The Co-operative Foundation and delivered in partnership with The Prince’...

Samba sets the scene for Kay

Authored by nicola2013

Never happier than with a paintbrush in her hand, a care home resident from Plymouth is helping bring some of the colours and textures of Rio de Janeiro to the city’s Theatre Royal.

Kay Morgan, 45, is working alongside set designer Fiona Chivers to create a backdrop for next month’s ‘Funky Llama Club Night’ at the theatre’s TR2 venue at Neptune Park, Cattedown, on October 17.

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