Theatre Royal Bath has announced that the main house will be reopening this Autumn with a collection of three modern classics.
The Welcome Back Season of plays will open with Harold Pinter’s masterpiece Betrayal directed by Jonathan Church from 14 October to 31 October, followed by Michael Frayn’s award-winning Copenhagen, directed by Polly Findlay from 4 November to 21 November, and lastly include David Mamet’s provocative drama Oleanna directed by Nicole Charles which will run from 25 November to 12 December.
Following all government guidance and in consultation with health and safety advisors RB Health and Safety Solutions the capacity of the theatre has been reduced by more than half from 888 to 375, to allow for socially distanced seating. Further covid-secure measures will include mandatory face coverings (unless exempt), hand sanitiser units, thermal temperature checks, dedicated entry points, staggered arrivals and audience flow, fresh air circulation and enhanced cleaning.
Tickets for The Welcome Back Season will go on sale at 10am on Friday 4 September 2020 for priority bookers and from 10am on Friday 11 September for general bookings via www.theatreroyal.org.uk or 01225 448844.
Casting has yet to be confirmed for the season.