Above the Stag Theatre

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Above the Stag Theatre
Above the Stag at London Pride 2015 (29625567572).jpg
Above the Stag at London Pride 2015
Address 72 Albert Embankment
Location London, SE1
United Kingdom
Public transit London Underground National Rail Vauxhall
Type Theatre
Genre(s) LGBT

Above the Stag Theatre is an Off West End theatre in London with a focus on producing LGBT-themed theatre.[1] It is the only producing venue in the UK presenting a year-round programme of LGBT-interest theatre. The space comprises a 100-seat main house, a 60-seat studio and a café bar.

Above the Stag Theatre was founded in 2008 by Peter Bull,[2] who remains its artistic director. From late 2008 to early 2012 its home was above the Stag, a gay pub in Victoria, London, which has since been demolished. Following an 18-month search for a new home, the company moved to a renovated railway arch in Vauxhall, where it produced over 30 productions. Following a major fundraising campaign, Above the Stag Theatre moved to a new premises on Albert Embankment in June 2018.

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Coordinates: 51°28′58.5″N 0°7′31.6″W / 51.482917°N 0.125444°W / 51.482917; -0.125444