204 Union St
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
- Rating: 3/5
They’re after me Lucky Charms! Well, not quite. But this bonkers, infectiously enjoyable American musical gleefully plunders every Oirish stereotype in sight. Not seen in London since its premiere in 1947, its mad concoction of fantasy and social satire...
Andrew Lloyd Webber may have hit a slight dead end with his new Profumo musical 'Stephen Ward' but his golden oldies are still doing the rounds with fervour. The 2000 'The Beautiful Game' which he penned along with Ben Elton opens at the Union this April...