Romance of the Rose Productions is delighted to announce first casting for the new West End musical Knights of the Rose. Directed by Racky Plews and created by Jennifer Marsden, Knights of the Rose opens on 29th June for 9 weeks only at The Arts Theatre. Leading the noble Knights is Adam Pearce (King Aethelstan) who is joined by Chris Cowley (Palamon), Oliver … [Read more...]
The Arts Theatre London West End WC2H 7JB
The Arts Theatre is an independent commercial theatre situated in the heart of London’s West End, providing a dynamic programme of entertainment of all genres.
The main house is a 350-seat proscenium arch theatre which has been in operation since 1927. We also operate Above the Arts, a private members bar and performance space on the first floor.
The Arts is also home to Rooms at the Arts, two bright and airy studios available for hire for rehearsals and workshops, as well as Covent Garden Cocktail Club. We look forward to welcoming you to the West End’s most vibrant theatre complex.
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London, WC2H 7JB
What lengths will people go to for their dreams? In Ruthless! The Musical, as far as it takes. We meet Judy Denmark (Kim Maresca), a housewife in a 50s style house, where she lives with her daughter Tina (Anya Evans), a talented singer and dancer at age eight, who is already popular in the local community. Enter manager with ambition Sylvia St Croix, who becomes a … [Read more...]
Fifi Bloomsbury Khier, Charlotte Breen, Anya Evans and Lucy Simmonds alternate in the central role of Tina Denmark in Joel Paley and Marvin Laird’s award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical. They join Jason Gardiner, Lara Denning, Kim Maresca, Harriet Thorpe and Tracie Bennett, completing the full company ahead of its strictly … [Read more...]
Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme. Following a sell-out season at the Arts Theatre, The Wipers Times returns for seven weeks only. In a bombed out building during the First World War in the Belgian town of Ypres (mispronounced Wipers by British … [Read more...]
HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO GET WHAT YOU WANT? The all-female camp KILLER cult classic finally makes its way to London following its critical acclaim off-Broadway. Ruthless! The Musical tells the story of the beautiful and talented 8-year-old Tina Denmark who will do anything to play the lead in her school play... ANYTHING! It started Off-Broadway 25 years ago and … [Read more...]
Joel Paley and Marvin Laird’s award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical is at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited 14-week run. The musical has previously played Off Broadway to critical acclaim. This brand new production, directed by Richard Fitch, opens on 27th March, with previews from 16th March, and runs until 23rd June. … [Read more...]
1965. A new phenomenon erupted out of London’s East End. It was the essence of all that was cool. It was Mod. All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical follows the rise and demise of The Small Faces, the band who encapsulated all that was mod – a unique blend of taste and testosterone, clothes-obsessed and street-wise – but most of all, a dedication to rhythm ‘n’ … [Read more...]
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the 6 wives of Henry VIII sing their way out of the history books and into the spotlight in the London premiere of Six the musical at the Arts Theatre. SIX started life with Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017, where it was nominated for the inaugural Musical Theatre Review Best … [Read more...]
Mischief Theatre, the award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, today announce their return to the West End with Mischief Movie Night, the improvised movie live on stage, which will play for a strictly limited season at the Arts Theatre from 13th December 2017. Returning to their comedy roots, … [Read more...]
Following a short run in the UK and the UAE in 2017 Selladoor Family and ABA International Touring UK announce that their brand-new live stage adaptation of the much-loved classic children’s book, published by Walker Books - written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram, Guess How Much I Love You, will play a festive run in the West End at The Arts Theatre … [Read more...]
Following a third, critically acclaimed, sell-out tour, ALL OR NOTHING – THE MOD MUSICAL, based on the story of the Small Faces, will play a limited West End season at the Arts Theatre, London from 6th February to 11th March 2018, with a press night on Thursday 8th February. The producers of ALL OR NOTHING are also delighted to announce the release of a 29-track cast … [Read more...]
I hadn’t seen The Toxic Avenger The Musical at either Southwark Playhouse or the Edinburgh Fringe, but I can see why it’s been given another new lease of life. The words ‘the musical’ only suffix the main title to distinguish this stage production from the 1984 motion picture. Either way, the opening night crowd’s response to the show was evidence enough that the show … [Read more...]