The Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton has been saved after councillors voted tonight to buy the lease from administrators.
The Brewhouse closed suddenly in February after 35 years as an arts centre. More than 50 people lost their jobs.
The council will now hand over the running of the venue to a community arts group.
Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre to be reopened after the borough council agreed to grant a five-year lease to the Taunton Theatre Association.
As Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre closes its doors for the final time today, the Board of Governors blames the economy and lack of funding
A candlelit vigil will take place at the Brewhouse in Taunton to "remember the great times". The theatre closed suddenly last night