Governments across the globe have pledge billions to help theatre and the arts recover post the Covid-19 pandemic. In conjunction with this, to help the never to return to this place of uncertainty, A Ticket 2 Ride would like to introduce:

The New Greatest Show on Earth

A 5-yearly event with the single biggest aim is to be a week long international celebration of the 5 pillars that make up the creative arts:

  • Visual Arts
  • Literacy Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Multi Skilled Arts
  • Other Arts

Visual arts and literacy maybe sold, and contracts for other work away from the event maybe initiated.

Essentially it spans over all 5 continents, however the evening televised event comes from a nominated ‘host’ capital city each continent. The main evening event works it’s way round the 5 host stadiums as it’s broadcast globally.

The main theme for the event will always be peace and unity, but there will also be a sub-theme. Primarily this event is not competitive, but it has potential for each city to compete on who can be biggest and best at what they produce.

How each phase integrates into this production (All the following include all 5 pillars of the creative arts):

Community Spirit – Annual Event – Daytime event – 9-5

Ensuring that new talent has opportunities to be exposed within their local community. It’s always good to start out, with people who know you tend to be more accepting, so can easily build confidence in people’s ability.

Lighting the Beacon – Annual Event – Evening event – 7.30-10.30

Keeping theatre buildings alive, this event sees a theatre in each county play host to this event. It is one big variety show bringing together some of the newest talent from that year’s Community Spirit, it travels down the country, county by county.

The Biggest Show in the Country – 3-yearly – Full days event – 8-4 and 7-10

One city plays host to this event. This is weekend long festival celebrating the arts, communities send their best talent to represent them at the event. The daytime event is spread out across the city, the evening event takes place in a stadium.

(If this event falls in the same year as The Greatest Show on Earth, it is postponed until the following year)