The 3-week run will include 30 performances of Sleeping Beauty featuring, among others, Wales’ most loved West End musical star, Sophie Evans, and Wales’ most famous panto dame, Mike Doyle.

Event Will Provide Vital Employment To Welsh Event Industry Staff

The attraction will also bring crucial employment opportunities to Welsh event staff, much of whom have been out of work for many months due to the pandemic.

Within the Covid-secure iconic walls of Cardiff Castle, audiences can look forward to a unique limited season of Sleeping Beauty at the castle along with special one-off performances from stars from the stage and screen. Further details about these additional shows will be announced soon.

With so many Welsh theatres and venues currently closed for the foreseeable future due to Welsh Government regulations, the Newport-based producers believe that being outdoors whilst following the existing attractions social distancing policies such as rigid hygiene measures, this will be the safest and most appropriate way to present live entertainment until theatres can safely and viably open indoors.

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“It comes as welcome news to audiences in Wales as theatre resumes in the Welsh capital next spring. Lovers of live music and theatre are invited to take their seats for the inaugural Live Under the Stars attraction at Cardiff Castle which runs from 22 March to 11 April 2021.”

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