Poll: Should audiences get their money back when stars don’t show up?
Audiences have booed at the London Coliseum when Glenn Close hasn’t been able to perform, and when Sheridan Smith was unable to appear in Funny Girl (now at the Savoy Theatre) at the Menier Chocolate Factory, ticket holders were offered alternative performances. Should theatres give theatregoers who’ve come to see stars their money back? Vote now in our poll…
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