This tiny place -- it has 80 seats, not 20 -- puts on terrific productions. I've seen three so far and they have all been first rate. Yes, it's not posh and the seats are second hand but, unlike many of its more luxurious and vastly more expensive west end competitors (some subsidised), it offers real and exciting theatre.
Jermyn Street Theatre
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
You're guaranteed at least one new musical a year at Jermyn Street Theatre, a venue where the work of newbie playwrights is aired alongside the forgotten or rarely-staged works of established writers. The combination results in a bill that has featured both Sylvia Plath's only play 'Three Women' and Zoe Samuel and Benjamin Scheuer’s satirical 'Jihad! The Musical'.
What's on at Jermyn Street Theatre
Fringe, Drama, LGBT
You wait ages for a play about a gay footballer and then two come along at once. Following on the heels of the Royal Court's recent 'The Pass' starring Russell Tovey, Jermyn Street Theatre host this new piece from Working Progress Theatre about homophobia...
Fringe, Cabaret, Drama
Be transported back to Weimar Berlin by this piece written and directed by Corina Shika Kwani which takes you on a tour of the performance halls of the time.
Terence Rattigan continues his much welcome resurgence in popularity with the first revival of his first play, co-authored with Philip Heimann. We've learnt from a couple of Rattigan revivals recently that being lost doesn't necessarily mean good, but...
Fringe, Comedy, Drama
Co-founder of the Reduced Shakespeare Company Adam Long writes and directs this very silly-sounding comedy play about the side of Satan we never knew - his musical theatre all-singing-all-dancing side. It chronicles Satan's desperate attempts to get...
Company Primavera has made three 'rediscoveries' as part of their programme this year. The first of which is this play by Arthur Wing Pinero, set in an ex-pat community in Venice. The piece deals with the conventions of marriage, provoked by the arrival...