NEWS ROUNDUP: Shakespeare North & Rock of Ages
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Twenty four areas of Merseyside are still reporting measurable levels of coronavirus as infection levels largely remain steady. NHS data shows steady infection rates across most of the region, with only Wirral recording a noticeable rise in infections.
Prescot's landmark Shakespeare theatre has taken another step towards opening after Knowsley Council gave the Shakespeare North Trust the green light to run the theatre. The trust has always been the preferred operator for the Shakespeare North Playhouse currently under construction in the town and has been heavily involved in the project from the beginning.
Following a sell-out tour in 2018, the award-winning musical "ROCK OF AGES" is coming to the Empire Theatre this September. With hit seasons on Broadway, London's West End and a star-studded Hollywood movie version, it's coming to Liverpool from the 14th til the 18th of September.
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