ATG Acquires Five USA Venues

Majestic Theatre, San Antonio

It was announced today that Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) have signed a deal to acquire ACE Theatrical Group, adding five theatres to their US portfolio. This brings the number of ATG venues to 45 in the UK, Australia and North America. The acquisition of ACE brings the Kings Theatre (Brooklyn, New York), the Saenger Theatre (New Orleans, Louisiana), the Mahalia Jackson Theatre For The Performing Arts (New Orleans, Louisiana), the Majestic Theatre (San Antonio, Texas) and the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre (San Antonio, Texas) into the ATG portfolio. The highly regarded existing ACE management team will remain with the business. This announcement comes after ATG’s first U.S. acquisition, The Lyric Theatre – Broadway’s largest theatrical venue – which re-opened its doors in dramatic style in 2014 following extensive refurbishment, to welcome audiences to the acclaimed Broadway revival of On the Town. The Lyric Theatre has recently been announced as the … Read more

Spamalot announces 2015 UK Tour

Joe Pasquale as King Arthur in the UK Tour of Spamalot

CLICK FOR SPAMALOT TOUR DATES BELOW It has been announced that Monty Python’s Spamalot is to embark on a new UK tour next year starring Joe Pasquale and Todd Carty. Based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot features a script by Eric Idle and a new score by Eric Idle and John Du Prez. The announcement of the tour follows the huge success of the O2 season where the five remaining members of Monty Python broke box office records. Idle said “Spamalot is fun. The new production is funnier, it’s more like a Python show. There are new costumes and new sets and a new director, so it’s just got a whole different spirit to it”. Spamalot is directed by Christopher Luscombe and produced by the Ambassadors Theatre Group. 2015 tour dates are as follows:- February 2 – 7, 2015 Birmingham New Alexandra BUY TICKETS ONLINE … Read more