Skegness has ‘saved the day’ after a show faced being pulled from the county all together after problems at Lincoln Theatre Royal.
The Lady Boys of Bangkok was due to play the venue on October 11 - but that will no longer happen after it went into liquidation.
However, the Embassy Theatre in Skegness has stepped in to work with the show’s producers Exchange Events to put on the show for the same date. - and any tickets already bought will be honoured.
Binky Beaumont, from Exchange Events, said: “The Theatre Royal Lincoln will hopefully re-open soon with a new management company and we sincerely wish the venue all the best for the future, we will support the new management in any way we can here at Gandey World Class Productions, in the meantime we will honour any tickets bought through the Lincoln Theatre Royal at The Embassy Theatre Skegness on October 11.”
He said the company would not receive any money for the near 80 tickets pre-sold at Lincoln.
“Hopefully by us honouring the tickets it will be seen as a gesture of goodwill from us here at Exchange Events to the Lincoln customers who have lost out,’’ Binky said.
He added: “Skegness has saved the day.”
Pollyanne Trapmore-Shaw, theatre manager, at the Embassy Theatre Skegness, said: “In these times of austerity it would be a bad reflection on theatre land and a great shame too for those who have already purchased tickets to lose not only their much-anticipated and well-planned night out but also their hard earned cash – The Embassy Theatre Skegness is delighted to present the replacement date of this spectacular show and looks forward to showing audience, cast and crew a top notch night out in Lincolnshire’s Premier Theatrical venue – SkegVegas style!”
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