Yesterday it was announced that the Theatre Royal in Lincoln would close because the local council had decided to withdraw its funding. Times are hard and people have to prioritise, clearly.
Today on Facebook there is a “Save Lincoln Theatre Royal” group with 609 members only one day after it was started. Remember the population of Lincoln is around 85,000. This is going to be a good group to follow – to see how Web2.0 and viral marketing has its place in today’s society. Having looked at the membership (and joined the group) it looks so far as if the membership is comprised of us younger generation. Up the revolution.
I will report on progress but in the meantime please lend the your support and sign up. When I was younger than today I trod the boards in a couple of two week runs at this theatre,