Last updated:13 March 2006
Jerry Springer the Opera
His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

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When are the shows?

14th - 18th March 2006

Who runs the theatre?
His Majesty's Theatre is publicly owned by Aberdeen City Council (confirmed in correspondence from the Council). The management of the theatre is contracted out to the company 'Aberdeen Performing Arts'. The Board of Directors of 'Aberdeen Performing Arts' includes Aberdeen City Councillors.

How is the theatre funded?
During 2004/05 Aberdeen City Council funded a £2,855,000 refurbishment of His Majesty's Theatre. During 2004/05 the Council also gave £1,566,308 to 'Aberdeen Performing Arts'. This money would not necessarily be solely for His Majesty's Theatre as 'Aberdeen Performing Arts' manages 'The Music Hall' and 'Aberdeen Box Office' as well as His Majesty's Theatre (confirmed in correspondence from the Council).

Contact Details

Theatre Directors
The following councillors are on the Board of Directors of 'Aberdeen Performing Arts'.

  • Councillor Karen Freel: email
  • Councillor Ronald Webster: email
  • Councillor Karen Shirron: email
  • Councillor George Adam: email
  • Councillor John Porter: email

  • Theatre Sponsors
  • Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre: email
  • The Press and Journal:
    contact details

    (Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre is listed as a ‘Prime Sponsor’ and The Press and Journal as a ‘Major Sponsor’ in His Majesty’s Theatre Spring 2006 Guide.)

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