Musicals and drama prove most popular
Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre has
reported a record-breaking first day of sales for its new
season of shows.
The summer brochure went on sale exclusively to
Marlowe Friends on Monday, and a total of 4,205 tickets
were sold, totalling £100,012 - smashing the
previous record of £78,000.
The top sellers of the new season, in order of
popularity, were the National Theatre’s production of Alan
Bennett’s new play People, musicals The Rocky Horror
Show, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert
and Fiddler On The Roof, and drama A
Theatre director Mark Everett said he was
delighted that audiences have responded in such a positive
way. “The fact that the previous sales record was exceeded by
such a significant amount clearly demonstrates to me the huge level
of interest in our new season of shows, and, of course, in
attending The Marlowe.
“I would like to thank all the staff for
making it such a success, especially to everyone in Box Office who
dealt with the many calls and customers who came in to book their
Tickets for the new season go on sale to the
general public on Monday, March 18. Visit www.marlowetheatre.com.
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