The Charing Cross Theatre is truly a hidden gem. This theatre under the arches of Charing Cross station offers up an intoxicating mix of drama, musicals, comedy, cabaret and late night shows. Find the best Charing Cross Theatre tickets here at TickX.
The Charing Cross Theatre is the latest in a long line of guises that this theatre on Villiers Street has had since 1864. Having gone by the names of Gattis-in-The-Arches, The Players Theatre and the New Players Theatre, the theatre gained the name the Charing Cross Theatre when it came under new ownership in 2011.
The Charing Cross Theatre aims to make quality theatre affordable for audiences. One way it does this is by presenting a diverse programme which appeals to as wide an audience as possible. The theatre also puts on shows with an open, collaborative spirit where seasoned pros can work with emerging talent. UK premieres, high profile names and revivals of classic plays are therefore all common sights here.
The Charing Cross Theatre attracts many shows of international renown, making it one of the best Off West End theatres. Just a few examples of shows the theatre has presented are the UK premiere of Death Takes A Holiday and the Olivier Award-winning production of La Boheme.
The theatre's main auditorium is a former Victorian music hall which seats up to 265 people. In addition to its in-house shows, the theatre is also used to host public or private film screenings. The theatre also boasts its own bar and restaurant, The Players' Bar and Kitchen. This not only offers great food and drinks but late night music and even impromptu show tunes.
Any night you spend at the Charing Cross Theatre promises to be a great one. Take a look at what's coming up and pick up the best tickets for Charing Cross Theatre shows via TickX.