Charing Cross Theatre

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The Charing Cross Theatre
Address The Arches, Villiers Street
Westminster, London
UK
Coordinates 51°30′29″N 0°07′27″W / 51.508099°N 0.124134°W / 51.508099; -0.124134Coordinates: 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
Website
www.charingcrosstheatre.co.uk

The Charing Cross Theatre is a theatre under The Arches off Villiers Street below Charing Cross station. Founded in 1936, the venue occupied several premises in the West End of London before locating to its present site. The current site was once a famous Victorian music hall The Players' Theatre. It was refurbished in 2005 and reopened under new management in 2006 as The New Players Theatre, before being 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 the Charing Cross Theatre, with the Players Bar & Kitchen.

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.

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.[1]

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