Number of visitors to the theatre is based the number of tickets sold for performances. Quarterly figures show the annual attendance for the preceding 12 months.
Following long-term increases in patron numbers the number of visitors to the Theatre Severn has reduced. The service was particularly affected by the February floods and the closure to the public from17th March following government advice concerning COVID-19.
Theatre attendance figures for the year to March 2020 was 194,993 this is a 2.19% reduction for the year compared to March 2019. The annual reduction has been offset by strong performance during the first 3 periods for the year. In quarter comparisons show that quarter 4 attendance for 2019/20 is 21% down on the same quarter in the previous year.
Since closure on 17 March due to COVID-19, theatre staff have retained a Box Office service for customers (10-2 Mon-Fri) via home working for enquiries and to process refunds/credits for cancelled and rescheduled events. Online booking for future events remains available 24/7. All events scheduled in April 2020 have also been cancelled or rescheduled and work is currently underway on cancelling or rescheduling of May 2020 events and selected events into June and July
For updates visit the Theatre Severn website at http://www.theatresevern.co.uk/