Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
Walk a little too fast along Union Street and you might well miss the entrance to this underground theatre. Housed in a former warehouse, and masquerading as a cafÈ from the outside, Union Theatre remains a rough-around-the edges sort of venue with a shabby, low-lit bar and cavernous, dank auditorium. Despite its size and budget, Union loves to host musicals – think ‘HMS Pinafore’ and ‘Sweeny Todd’ – as well as political or socially conscious comedies. The results are mixed, but some sure gems have been turfed up here.
What's on at Union Theatre
Fringe, Drama, Shakespeare
Here's Shakespeare for the fans of epic TV series and novels 'Game of Thrones'. Phil Willmott adapts the bard's Henry VI trilogy - the ones which apparently inspired George RR Martin's books - into one fast-paced play. Willmott managed to do it with Wagner's...
Fringe, Musicals, Drama
- Rating: 3/5
You’d think glam outfits, drunks, angels and a snow machine would be all you need for a successfully festive show, and this purposefully clichéd send up of ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and any other seasonal classic which involves a meddling...