About this event
ABTT Members can now join us on our next fascinating backstage tour and talk at New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth.
The main house at the New Theatre Royal has a beautiful Victorian auditorium designed by the famous architects Charles Phipps and Frank Matcham, and is one of the last few remaining Phipps/Matcham theatres in operation. The traditional Proscenium-arch stage with orchestra pit, is a modern construction of an original 1884/1900 Phipps/Matcham Theatre, with access to the stage for load-in available via Spring Lane at the side of the building.
Arrival will be from 12.15pm for a 12:45pm start. Please find the agenda below:
1215 – 1245: Arrival, meeting in main Foyer – Tea, Coffee and biscuits being provided.
1245–1415: Tour of the Venue
Approx 1415: Tour ends.
How to get there:
Finding Us – New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
The theatre is a short walk from Portsmouth and Southsea rail station and there is also a bus stop 500m from the Theatre.