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Update on the continued temporary closure of Lichfield Garrick. 

Following official guidance from the UK Government and Public Health England, the Lichfield Garrick theatre made the decision to cancel shows in March. The theatre has managed to contact every patron who was expected to visit the theatre during this time. If you haven’t received a refund for March shows within a week of us getting in touch with you, please contact with the Box Office team at garrick@lichfieldgarrick.com

As this is a rapidly evolving situation, the theatre has postponed shows in line with government regulations that were due to take place in April as well. Lichfield Garrick is working closely with touring production companies to reschedule these shows where possible so audiences don’t miss out on their favourite show.  

We are getting in touch with all bookers by email or phone. Please bear with us as some staff members have been furloughed and we are running on reduced capacity.

Please see below a list of productions and other ticketed events affected during this timeframe: 

Cancelled Shows 

The Glee Club 
Swan Lake (Live Screening) 
You Win Again 
Havana Nights 
Blood Brothers

Making Music Easter Half Term Community activities 
Silent Disco (both editions)
Cavalleria Rusticana/ Pagliacci (Live Recording)

Rescheduled Shows

Quill: Thursday 8th October 2020
The George Michael Legacy: Thursday 22nd October 2020 
Buddy Holly & The Cricketers: Sunday 1st November 2020 
A Black Country Night Out: Thursday 12th November 2020
And Finally ..Phil Collins: Thursday 25th March 2021 
The Tempest (To be Confirmed)
The Fizz: Friday 6th November 2020
Sun Records: Thursday 11th February 2021
A Beautiful Noise: Celebrating the Music of Neil Diamond: Thursday 5th November
The Tiger Who Came to Tea: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th February
The James Bond Concert Spectacular: Friday 19th February 2021
Walk Right Back: Sunday 30th May 2021
Sheila’s Mental Health Show: 10th October 2020 – on World Mental Health Day

Thank you for your continued support: 

This is a worrying time for the arts industry and we are very grateful to be working in partnership with our touring promotors, hirers and participants who are all keen to reschedule their shows to continue providing you with the high quality standard of shows the theatre’s audience has grown to know and love.

We would like to thank our patrons for their support in donating their ticket price to Lichfield Garrick Theatre. Words cannot express the kindness you have shown us in our darkest days. We understand that this is an extremely difficult time for many, and this option is not possible for everyone. Any support that has been shown, be that a retweet on Twitter, some kind words on our Facebook wall or a donation to our Charity fund, is gratefully appreciated.

“Your local theatre loves to welcome audience members, participants, coffee drinkers, performers and guests, and yet we stand silent, in an increasingly quiet world.  We wish you and your family good health and we know from your comments to our staff and online, that you wish us and our visiting performers well too. Thank you.

Yet the birds continue to sing and in the months ahead, we look forward to resuming our own song, dance, comedy and music routines.  As Vera Lynn said ‘We’ll Meet Again’ and we look forward to it.”

Karen Foster, Lichfield Garrick Theatre Chief Executive.

Should you wish to donate to our charity, you would be making a difference to the lives of many in our community. Below are a few ways that the charity supports the community with ticket sales income. 

Dementia Friendly cinema screenings 

Supported Internships for young adults with learning disabilities.  

Helping people of all ages who would not be able to attend the theatre by their own means to enjoy our productions and films.  

Making an accessible arts venue with relaxed, captioned and audio described performance and screenings.  

Bursaries for young performers. 

Building confidence and communication skills and combating social isolation and loneliness through arts.  

Thank you for your continued support of the Lichfield Garrick theatre arts charity.

Lichfield Garrick Theatre Limited | Registered Charity Number 1147697

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