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Tag: DriveINSIDE Theatre

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, ...
driveINSIDE postpones shows until 2021
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driveINSIDE postpones shows until 2021

“It is with huge disappointment that, following the recommendation of Manchester Council’s Specialist Environmental Team, we have had to to postpone our October programme of shows in the city until March 2021. “The R rate in Greater Manchester continues to be of serious concern and, although we were complimented on our COVID compliance, we must act in a supportive and responsible manner. “We know that this will be as disappointing for show producers, performers and the theatre loving public as it is for us, but we must assume that over the next few months  the Government will be able to give Local Councils the level of support that has been lacking. “The good news is that we are now assembling a variety of fantastic shows ready to bring to Manchester in the Spring and we...
‘Queen by Candlelight’ and ‘Power Ballads Live’ come to Manchester’s newest venue
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‘Queen by Candlelight’ and ‘Power Ballads Live’ come to Manchester’s newest venue

Manchester production company, Tightrope Productions Limited, is bringing two incredible sing-along shows to The DriveINSIDE Theatre - Manchester. It is the world’s first theatre that you drive inside and is Manchester’s newest entertainment venue. The DriveINSIDE Theatre is COVID compliant and provides an immersive experience for 800 people and seating for every audience member. Simply drive in, get out of the car on the driver’s side and take your seats to the side of your vehicle. Unlike other drive in venues, this one is covered by Europe’s largest megatent, so no need to worry about that famous Manchester rain - the show will go on! Managing Director of Tightrope Productions, Daniel Wood said: “Tightrope Productions is thrilled to be employing Manchester artists and musicians i...