The board, management and staff of the National Theatre, Accra, have announced that it would shut down briefly for annual routine maintenance break.
A press release signed by the Management of the National Theatre and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the maintenance break would start from Monday, January 5 to Friday January 23, 2015.
As part of the schedule, the Theatre would be shut down from Friday, January 9, to Monday January 12, 2015 for fumigation, and during the period it would be completely closed down to staff and the public.
The Management apologised to the public for any inconvenience caused but gave the assurance that top management and critical staff would be on phone to attend to emergencies.
It thanked its cherished clients and the public for their co-operation.
About the National Theatre
The National Theatre, opened in 1992 and located in the Victoriaborg district of Accra, Ghana, was built by the Chinese and offered as a gift to Ghana. The Theatre is governed by the National Theatre law 1991, PNDC Law 259.
It has a building area of 11,896 square metres, and is sited near the junction of the Independence Avenue and Liberia Road.
The elegant and imposing National Theatre has a complicated construction moulding and novel exterior features.
When looked at from a distance, the whole structure looks like a gigantic ship or a seagull spreading its wings.
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