The Royal Alternate Theatre has been awarded a “important” £2.85million to help its post-pandemic restoration.
Funds have been granted right now by The Division for Digital, Tradition, Media & Sport and Arts Council England.
The federal government says that “thousands and thousands extra funding can be introduced in coming weeks”.
An announcement added: “The knowledge and safety offered by these grants will assist these organisations maintain going and create extra alternatives for freelancers.”
Ben Caldwell, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Royal Alternate Theatre mentioned: “At the moment additional grants have been awarded as a part of the Tradition Restoration Fund.
“The Royal Alternate Theatre is extremely grateful to HM Authorities, the Division of Tradition Media and Sport, Arts Council England and all those that have made this funding attainable.
“The Royal Alternate has been awarded £2.85m – an important inflow of funding needed for our theatre’s restoration.
“The influence of this pandemic on our Firm and our trade has been devastating, this grant is a crucial funding which can enable us to reignite and reopen our distinctive theatre.
“With this grant in place we will rebuild a financially resilient and artistically revolutionary theatre firm which is essentially related to the individuals it serves.”