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Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre is an acclaimed new theatre and writers’ development organisation of national significance. With a programme spanning theatre, comedy, cabaret and writers’ events and home to a buzzy award-winning bar, Soho Theatre is one of the most vibrant venues on London’s cultural scene.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £600,000
  • 2013-2014: £613,800
  • 2014-2015: £629,759

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Beached: Vox Pops

What audiences thought of Beached when it opened at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury last week.

SIRENS: Trailer

OntroerendGoed, Richard Jordan Productions, Theatre Royal Plymouth & Vooruit in association with Soho Theatre, Summerhall and Big in Belgium present, SIRENS. Tue 2 Dec - Sun 4 Jan Tickets from £12.50 We are Sirens. We are the weaker sex. Goddesses, warrior queens, who can’t control our feelings but bleed once a month… Six women, six voices, six sirens, take you on a hypnotic journey which explores what it means to be a female in the 21st century. ‘Daring, brutally honest, witty… beautifully put-together… so startline and so thought-provoking.’ ★★★★ Guardian Ontroerend Goed is a Belgian, Ghent-based theatre performance group with international renown. The group is made of young creators who explore the space between theatre and performance, writing their own texts from a strong basic concept and adapting familiar formats from various media.

Symphony by Ella Hickson, Nick Payne & Tom Wells: Trailer

http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/symphony/ Symphony Soho Theatre Sat 8 Nov – Sun 7 Dec WINNER: MUSICAL THEATRE NETWORK AWARD 2014 Intoxicating music and spellbinding theatre bursts off the stage in three heart-warming stories, written by the UK’s hottest and most successful young writers – Ella Hickson, Nick Payne and Tom Wells. The award-winning nabokov joins forces with Soho Theatre and the musical genius of London Snorkelling Team’s Ed Gaughan with raucous results, as the spirit of Symphony captivates you with its energy, humour and tumultuous musical pulse. This is a love song for the people of London… ABOUT THE ARTISTS nabokov and Soho Theatre have previously collaborated on Phil Porter’s Blink which received outstanding reviews and transferred to India, New York and a full UK tour. Ella Hickson is an award winning writer whose work includes Wendy and Peter (Royal Shakespeare Company). Nick Payne’s hit play, Olivier award-nominated Constellations (Royal Court/West End), won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play. Tom Wells’ work includes Jumpers for Goalposts (Paines Plough) and the multi-award winning The Kitchen Sink (Bush Theatre).

I Kiss Your Heart

Sample readings from I Kiss Your Heart, a new event marking the centenary celebrations of Dylan Thomas' birth. http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/i-kiss-your-heart/

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Wet House: Trailer

Live Theatre & Soho Theatre present, WET HOUSE, by Paddy Campbell. Wed 22 Oct – Sun 16 Nov Tickets from £15 ‘A thrillingly funny and painful vision of life in a homeless shelter… All hail a fine new voice.’ ★★★★ Guardian One of The Guardian’s Top 10 Plays of 2013, award-winning Wet House comes to Soho Theatre following its sell out world premiere at Live Theatre, Newcastle last year. When Andy, an idealistic young graduate, gets a job in a wet house, a homeless hostel where residents can drink alcohol, he is plunged into a twilight world where the rules about what is right and what is normal have become a little blurred. And that’s just among the other staff. Based on his own first-hand experience working in a wet house, this is Paddy Campbell’s startlingly original first full length play. Directed by Max Roberts Designed by Gary McCann

The Boss of it All by Lars Von Trier: New Trailer

A critically acclaimed, smart and fast-paced comedy, adapted from Lars Von Trier's cult classic film, comes to Soho Theatre. The boss of an IT company is secretly selling up. To save face, he hires Kristoffer, an actor, to take the blame. In an office of misfit staff, he faces a bizarre dilemma: to sell off the company or try to save his new-found friends... http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/new-perspectives-presents/

Jezebel: Vox Pops

What audiences thought of Jezebel!

Jezebel: Trailer

Dublin-based Rough Magic are delighted to be back at Soho Theatre with this slice of 21st century Ireland, winner of the prestigious Stewart Parker New Playwright Bursary 2012.

La traviata: Trailer

La traviata Soho Theatre Tue 5 Aug -- Sun 14 Sep http://bit.ly/1lhJt1B Following the success of La bohème and Don Giovanni, Olivier Award-winning company OperaUpClose and director/translator Robin Norton-Hale return to Soho Theatre with their new English version of La traviata. The story of Violetta, a so-called 'fallen woman' who sacrifices her own happiness for the sake of her lover's family and future, this production is set in the 1920s underworld of speakeasies and bootlegging and reveals the hypocrisy and heartache behind the glittering façade of parties. With Verdi's much-loved melodies orchestrated for a trio of clarinet, cello and piano by composer Harry Blake, this La traviata will serenade you, seduce you, and break your heart. Press on previous OperaUpClose productions: 'A masterstroke... blissfully funny.' ★★★★ Guardian (on La bohème) 'A madly brilliant re-imagining.' ★★★★ The Times (on La bohème) 'Fizzes with fun and fabulousness.' ★★★★ Metro (on La bohème) ★★★★ Daily Express (on La bohème) 'A huge artistic success.' New York Times (on La bohème) 'Opera with the gloves off.' ★★★★ WhatsOnStage (on La bohème) 'The whole thing fizzes from start to finish.' ★★★★ Daily Telegraph (on L'elisir d'amor) 'Fizzes with vitality... a real treat.' ★★★★ Time Out (on L'elisir d'amor) 'OperaUpClose is the brand leader.' ★★★★ Evening Standard (on L'elisir d'amor)

The Story of La traviata and OperaUpClose

La traviata Soho Theatre Tue 5 Aug -- Sun 14 Sep http://bit.ly/1lhJt1B Following the success of La bohème and Don Giovanni, Olivier Award-winning company OperaUpClose and director/translator Robin Norton-Hale return to Soho Theatre with their new English version of La traviata. The story of Violetta, a so-called 'fallen woman' who sacrifices her own happiness for the sake of her lover's family and future, this production is set in the 1920s underworld of speakeasies and bootlegging and reveals the hypocrisy and heartache behind the glittering façade of parties. With Verdi's much-loved melodies orchestrated for a trio of clarinet, cello and piano by composer Harry Blake, this La traviata will serenade you, seduce you, and break your heart. Press on previous OperaUpClose productions: 'A masterstroke... blissfully funny.' ★★★★ Guardian (on La bohème) 'A madly brilliant re-imagining.' ★★★★ The Times (on La bohème) 'Fizzes with fun and fabulousness.' ★★★★ Metro (on La bohème) ★★★★ Daily Express (on La bohème) 'A huge artistic success.' New York Times (on La bohème) 'Opera with the gloves off.' ★★★★ WhatsOnStage (on La bohème) 'The whole thing fizzes from start to finish.' ★★★★ Daily Telegraph (on L'elisir d'amor) 'Fizzes with vitality... a real treat.' ★★★★ Time Out (on L'elisir d'amor) 'OperaUpClose is the brand leader.' ★★★★ Evening Standard (on L'elisir d'amor)

Blink in New York: Cast Interview

Blink By Phil Porter Until 29 June http://www.59e59.org/moreinfo.php?showid=162 Following sell-out performances in London and Edinburgh, and an acclaimed run at the Jagriti Theatre, India, smash-hit Blink returns for a 2014 tour of the UK and the US (New York). Blink is the tale of Jonah and Sophie. It's a love story. A dysfunctional love story, but a love story all the same. Against the lonely backdrop of London, the worlds of two shy individuals collide, and a charming, delicate and darkly funny story unfolds before your eyes.

THEN: Trailer

THEN Tue 8 -- Sun 13 Jul, 7pm. Matinees: Sat 3.15pm, Sun 5.15pm. http://sohotheatre.com/whats-on/then/ In October 2013, Yve Blake created WhoWereWe.com, an interactive website which invites strangers to answer one question: 'Who do they feel they used to be?' So far, strangers from 44 international cities have contributed stories, voicemails, pictures and playlists. Using handcrafted music and spectacular visuals, Yve brings this ever-growing collection of histories to life onstage in celebration of the idiots, strangers and heroes that we used to be. 'It will touch chords with everyone... manages to bring both laughter and tears.' ★★★★ Everything Theatre 'A truly special event.' A Younger Theatre http://sohotheatre.com/whats-on/then/

The Boss Of It All by Lars Von Trier: Trailer

A critically acclaimed, smart and fast-paced comedy, adapted from Lars Von Trier's cult classic film, comes to Soho Theatre. The boss of an IT company is secretly selling up. To save face, he hires Kristoffer, an actor, to take the blame. In an office of misfit staff, he faces a bizarre dilemma: to sell off the company or try to save his new-found friends... http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/new-perspectives-presents/

Fleabag: Interview with Phoebe & Vicky

Video interview with Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Vicky Jones, the team behind smash-hit sell-out Fleabag which returns to Soho for three weeks only! http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/fleabag/

Quietly: Trailer

A powerful story of truth and forgiveness comes to Soho Theatre, written by Belfast writer Owen McCafferty. 'GRIPPING. ★★★★ Evening Standard 'EXPLOSIVE.' ★★★★ Guardian 'PERFECTION.' ★★★★ Scotsman 'REMARKABLE.' ★★★★ Telegraph 'ELECTRIFYING.' ★★★★★ Financial Times http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/quietly/

Blink (in New York): Trailer

3 - 29 June 2014, 59e59. For more info and to book tickets: http://bit.ly/1lYe1JJ Following sell-out performances in London and Edinburgh, an acclaimed run at the Jagriti Theatre (India) and a UK tour, smash-hit Blink heads to New York.

#reachforthepie - Beccy & Jane, Marketing Managers

Ever seen a pie joust? http://sohotheatre.com/whats-on/never-try-this-at-home/

#reachforthepie - Michael, Press Manager & Judi, Press Assistant

Another Press Night at Soho Theatre. Have all the guests arrived yet? http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/never-try-this-at-home/

#reachforthepie - Jen, Marketing Officer

Pie crazes goes global and reaches France. http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/never-try-this-at-home

#reachforthepie - Eve, Senior Technician

Apparently wearing a blindfold is the best way to enjoy a pie in the face... http://sohotheatre.com/whats-on/never-try-this-at-home/

#reachforthepie - Joana, Development Assistant

Jo has had enough of it all already... #reachforthepie

#reachforthepie - Hattie, Finance Assistant

Ah, right, OK. Don't use the lift... http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/never-try-this-at-home/

#reachforthepie - David, Theatre Producer

With Told By An Idiot's Never Try This At Home in the building all this month, we've all got a bit excited with pies. Soho Theatre Producer David wasn't impressed...

Never Try This At Home: Audience Reactions!

"Energy, really good fun, takes me back a few years!" "Plenty of fun, audience joined in, it was just really good!" What our audiences thought of Never Try This At Home - at Soho until 27 April. http://sohotheatre.com/whats-on/never-try-this-at-home/

Bitch Boxer: Trailer

Fighting fit from a national tour and sell-out shows at the Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe Festivals, award-winning Snuff Box Theatre return to Soho with the acclaimed one-woman show, Bitch Boxer. http://sohotheatre.com/whats-on/bitch-boxer-2014/ 'Filled with energy... her performance shines.' ★★★★ Guardian 'Sweat-slick and tough, yet sweet and gifted with terrific timing.' ★★★★ Times 'Sparkily written, feistily performed.' ★★★★ Evening Standard 'Unmissable.' ★★★★★ ThreeWeeks 'Phenomenal.' ★★★★★ A Younger Theatre 'An involving drama from a young company to watch.' ★★★★ Telegraph

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