The Box Soho

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Walker's Court from the south.

The Box Soho is a cabaret nightclub located at 11-12 Walker's Court in Soho, London, on the premises formerly occupied by the Raymond Revuebar.[1]

Opening and ownership[edit]

Opened on February 9, 2011, it bills itself as a "theatre of varieties" and is a sister club to The Box Manhattan, New York City. The club is owned by Simon Hammerstein, the grandson of lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II.

Performances[edit]

Simon Hammerstein describes the club as a place of "mystique, mystery and sexual openness".[2] The club it has been described as "Britain's seediest VIP club" and has gained notoriety for its sexually explicit burlesque and cabaret shows and stage acts.[3] Unusual acts conducted at the club have been reported such as pigs licking food off of strippers' stomachs, unsanctioned orgies and a performer known as "Laqueefa", who apparently can play popular tunes with her genitalia.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rushe, Dominic; Kennedy, Maev (January 28, 2011). "New York's most risque cabaret to open in London". The Guardian. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  2. ^ Satherley, Jessica (28 March 2011). "Are they or aren't they? Jude Law and Lily Cole leave seedy Soho club 10 minutes apart to quash dating rumours". London: Daily Mail. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Zara Phillips becomes the latest royal to enjoy 'Britain's seediest VIP club', The Box in Soho". London: Daily Mail. 13 March 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  4. ^ Kingsley, Patrick (23 February 2011). "What's going on inside The Box?". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2 April 2011.

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Coordinates: 51°30′45″N 0°8′3″W / 51.51250°N 0.13417°W / 51.51250; -0.13417