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
- Rating: 3/5
The only thing connecting the different plot strands in the London premier of this US musical is the theme of tourist attractions in America – something of a test for all but the most ardent Yankophile.But even if you don’t know your Niagara Falls from...
Fringe, Musicals, Shakespeare
The professional premiere of Howard Goodall and Charles Hart's musical adaptation of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Set in 1913 in Midsomer Magna, 'The Dreaming' is a musical and magical reimagining of the Bard's classic fairy-comedy.