Statement from General Manager, Mark Thompson

Due to an incident that occurred at the Playhouse Theatre last night the building was evacuated and the show was cancelled immediately due to severe flooding in the backstage area. All individuals from the performing schools and all audience members in the auditorium were evacuated safety and in a timely fashion. 

The Playhouse venue will remain closed today and the following performances have been cancelled with immediate effect - 

1. April 28th - Vienna Festival Ballet Present Cinderella 
2. April 29th - The Fureys 
3. April 30th - The Big Band with Five Star Swing 

Currently all systems including the box office are offline but we’ll be making contact with those patrons who have purchased tickets as soon as possible to discuss further. 

Future performance information and tickets are still available from our website

Our thanks to all of the audience members for their assistance last night, the support from the community and the fantastic service provided by the Avon Fire & Rescue Service

As soon as we’ve got further information we’ll be back in touch but once again thank you for your continued support at this time.

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The Playhouse Theatre, 126-130 High Street, Weston-super-Mare
BS23 1HP