The Arches Theatre: Marching Towards Opening Night
It's really shaping up now ...
POSTED BY DAVID PIBWORTH ON 19/06/2018 @ 8:00AM
So, onward goes the march towards the opening of the Arches Theatre on the 4th August this year. We've been working hard on the site though I need to turn my attention to other matters today ...
We are preparing the site and working out what we need to put on a production at the Arches Theatre.
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I'm off to check on the artwork for the publicity and then having a meeting with one of the actors from 'As You Like It' down at the Arches to check what is required in the way of lighting, sound and everything else that goes with a production like this.
"We are also pacing out how many people we can get in."
This is so I can get a definitive size of the audience. I know we're good for 100, but there may be a possibility of more. Currently, we have sold 75, and bear in mind this performance is for 1 night only, so do get in if you want one.
Tickets are £10 each and we will send out all details with the tickets once they're printed. That's it for this week as I've got to go off to sort out the surface materials for the venue. It's really shaping up now.
"Would you like to know more?"
If you'd like to find out more about the Arches Theatre and our first production in August, then do give me a call on 01234 241357 or click here to ping me an email and let's see how I can help you.
Until next time ...
More about David Pibworth ...
David is the owner of David Pibworth Productions (DPP) which provide corporate entertainment and also actors for corporate training and development.
Having worked in the Light Entertainment field for many years and produced shows for Al Murray & Joe Pasquale amongst others, David is in a position to advise on well-known comedy and musical acts. DPP also represent Ray Galton and Alan Simpson's scripts which include Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son.
He is the director of MK Theatre of Comedy who are very well known locally for their stage adaptations of classic comedy scripts such as Fawlty Towers, The Vicar of Dibley, Allo Allo and many others.
He is a long-standing member of Equity and the Directors Guild of Great Britain and has acted in, and directed, many productions over the years, mainly in Light Entertainment, but with occasional forays into Shakespeare etc. Every Christmas he is contracted as an Ugly Sister in Cinderella, currently with 'That's Entertainment' who also use him as a director.
He teaches eccentric magic for The Pauline Quirke Academy and MKTOC also run a youth drama school in Olney from the DPP offices.
David maintains his busy lifestyle is a surefire way to avoid being on any committees. He is married to Julie, and they have one daughter, Esther and live in Clifton Reynes, surrounded by dogs, cats and horses. They live so close to the church that David has instructed his daughter - when he dies and not before - to fire him over the wall from a circus cannon.
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