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, Musicals, Drama
The Union Theatre continues with its staging of Howard Goodall musicals with this one, written with Richard Curtis and John Retallack. Set on an air base in Norfolk during WWII, 'Girlfriends' follows the women volunteers who join to fight against the...
Drama, Fringe, Musicals
Brilliant fringe musical theatre venue the Union Theatre continues its programme with the second in a row of shows with music from Howard Goodall. The 'Vicar of Dibley' composer's 'The Dreaming' finished its run two weeks ago and now this piece, with...