204 Union St
Time Out says
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: 4/5
A birthday banner made of sanitary towels and grotty knickers. Two gay lovers who down the communion wine and a fat girl who’d like to shit out her enemies for lunch. 'Bare’ sure ain’t formulaic. It isn’t perfect, either – but damn, is it feisty and fun. This...
The Union Theatre stages the first London revival of this show since it premiered in London starring Elaine Paige and Michael Crawford. Based on 'Billy Liar' by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall, Billy is living in a post-war Yorkshire and dreams of a...