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Plan to Create 1,000 Theatre Jobs in Manchester Unveiled
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Plan to Create 1,000 Theatre Jobs in Manchester Unveiled

Up to 1,000 jobs for people working in the theatre will be created in Manchester in the spring of 2021, when the world’s first DriveINSIDE Theatre opens at the Trafford Centre. The DriveINSIDE Theatre has been specifically designed to be COVID safe and has been approved for operation even at Tier 3 restrictions. The ingenious venue has a team of Theatrical Drive Jockeys, who welcome the audience in their cars and escort them to their unique space. Each vehicle has its own dedicated parking space under the 68,000 sq ft marquee – Europe’s largest. People are only allowed to exit their vehicles on the driver’s side and then sit outside of their cars in their own private socially distanced, isolated area. The organisers can then allow people to enjoy the thrill of real live entertainment, ...
World’s First COVID Safe Drive-Inside Theatre Venue Opens in Manchester
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World’s First COVID Safe Drive-Inside Theatre Venue Opens in Manchester

Creators of immersive musical theatre productions, Beyond Theatre, have created the world’s first Covid compliant drive inside theatre venue in Manchester. With the lockdown imposed just days before the UK premiere of their new immersive musical, The White Witch, the team at Beyond Theatre, have put their talents to use by creating Drive Inside, a Covid compliant venue concept that will house live theatre and music. Inside the 70,000 sq ft Megatent One of Beyond Theatre’s creators, Paul Levin, explained the concept: “People love live music, ballet, opera and theatre, but they need to be completely confident that a venue is absolutely, rather than probably, Covid safe. This virus has affected the future of our creative arts and we are excited that Driveinside will allow the indust...