Charing Cross Theatre

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The Charing Cross Theatre
Address The Arches, Villiers Street
Westminster, London
Coordinates 51°30′29″N 0°07′27″W / 51.508099°N 0.124134°W / 51.508099; -0.124134
Owner Steven M. Levy & Sean Sweeney
Type Off West End theatre
Capacity 265
Current use Theatre
Opened 5 June 1913

Previously called New Players Theatre and founded in 1936, the Charing Cross Theatre occupied several premises in the West End before locating to its present site under The Arches off Villiers Street below Charing Cross station. The current site was a famous Victorian music hall The Players' Theatre. It was refurbished in 2005 and taken under new management in 2006 and reopened as 'The New Players Theatre'. It is one of the smallest West End Theatres, rebuilt to meet the demands of national and international producers wanting a theatre which offers a degree of intimacy and is the equivalent of an Off Broadway space. The Theatre then was taken under new management by Broadway producer Steven M. Levy and Sean Sweeney in 2011 and the theatre once again had its name changed to Charing Cross Theatre with the Players Bar & Kitchen.



Forthcoming productions[edit]

With the appointment of Thom Southerland as Artistic Director in 2016, Charing Cross Theatre announced it was turning into a producing house launching with a number of major musicals.[3]


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