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Unfortunately Alphabetti Theatre is facing closure we have an amazing team & countless willing helpers but need to raise extra funds.
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***UPDATE***

THANK-YOU so so much for the amazing donations! Although we've surpassed our goal our overall target is £10,000 it would be amazing to keep trying to hit that! 

Alphabetti Theatre is unfortunately facing closure.

Alphabetti is a 50 seater venue open 6 days a week based in Newcastle upon Tyne. We receive and produce work across the performing arts.  

I started Alphabetti at the end of 2012. Our aim is to provide experienced and emerging artists across the performing arts a platform and support to experiment ,evolve and discover excellence since forming we have worked with over five thousand artists. We’re also a place for new audiences. All our tickets are either under £10 or part of our Pay What You Feel scheme meaning that anyone can afford to see it. With everything that is going on at the moment we think it’s really important to have a safe, welcoming and affordable space where people can be entertained.  

We are remaining open til the end of 2016 continuing our full programmed of events, whatever the outcome of our funding applications and these fundraising activities. This space has only got this far thanks to the incredible community of artists, volunteers and just great people who have donated their time money or skills to ensure we continued to improve. Hopefully with your generosity and support we can carry on to help and develop the performing arts in the north east. Even if you don’t have any money to spare but would still like to support us please share this online and even more importantly just come down and visit our space, experience our work and have a drink.

Risks and challenges

Alphabetti Theatre is facing closure, since opening we have had the odds stacked against us in certain ways, we have an amazing team and countless willing helpers but unfortunately in a climate such as this it has become increasingly difficult to sustain a 50 seater venue in the heart of the city centre.
I started Alphabetti to create a platform for emerging and experienced artists in the North East to experiment and evolve. I have made it one of our missions to keep it affordable, ensuring that there are cheap options behind the bar and that the ticket prices are either low enough for anyone to afford or are pay what you feel allowing the audience to give what they can dependant on their circumstances. With all the things that are happening at the moment I think it’s quite important to have an affordable place where people can be entertained, educated and feel safe in a welcoming environment for all.

Since 2012 I have given everything to Alphabetti in all its incarnations, I feel it has become very important to a lot of people, if you agree please come down drink or share the events.
Even if it kills me, I will make sure that every event that has been programmed in will go ahead and we do have a number of funding applications in from a lot of different sources but unfortunately without your help, they may be too little too late.

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    Pledge £15 or more About $18

    Wall of Fame

    We will write your name on our wall of fame in the theatre

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    Pledge £25 or more About $30

    Wall of Fame and badge

    Not only will you get your name on the wall of fame in the theatre but we'll also have some lovely badges that you can wear with pride. (must pick up badges from the venue)

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    Pledge £35 or more About $43

    Wall of Fame, Badge & Dog Walk with REX

    Inclusion on the wall of fame,
    Alphabetti pin badge (collection only)
    and Rex our theatre dog will take you and Ali for a walk, you can chat about theatre, the world or just watch Rex being a legend!

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    Pledge £50 or more About $61

    Wall of fame, badge & t-shirt

    Inclusion on Wall of Fame,
    Alphabetti Badge (must collect)
    & Alphabetti T-shirt (must collect)

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    Pledge £100 or more About $122

    Fame, badge, t-shirt & free tickets

    Inclusion on wall of fame,
    Alphabetti Badge (collection only)
    Alphabetti T-Shirt (collection only)
    4 free tickets to one Alphabetti Theatre production in 2016.

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    Pledge £150 or more About $182

    Sunday Funday Tea Party

    Inclusion on wall of fame,
    Alphabetti Badge (collection only)
    Alphabetti T-Shirt (collection only)
    4 free tickets to one Alphabetti Theatre production in 2016
    PLUS
    For you and 20 guests pick a sunday and have a funday! Have a lovely tea-party down in Alphabetti, we'll provide crumpets & Tea or coffee for all.

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    Pledge £200 or more About $243

    VIP club

    Inclusion on wall of fame,
    Alphabetti Badge (collection only)
    Alphabetti T-Shirt (collection only)
    4 free tickets to one Alphabetti Theatre production in 2016
    PLUS
    For you and 2 guests join the VIP party with the Alphabetti Team, there will be live entertainment a free glass of bubbly on entry (as long as you are over 18) and some lovely finger food.

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    Pledge £40 or more About $49

    Fame, Badge & Hula-hoop

    The Hula-Hoop Queen - Becky Musgrove is offering a free hour and half hoop lesson for you and 3 friends at Alphabetti.
    Plus you get wall of fame and a badge.

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Funding period

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