The Vaults Theatre


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The Vaults Theatre - seats 176

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Box office: 0871 230 1557

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Location


Address:
Leake Street
London SE1 7NN

Council: Lambeth

Region: London

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Transport


Tube:
Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern)

Train:
Waterloo
Waterloo East

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Stop:

Waterloo Station/ Waterloo Road


Day no:
1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 211, 341, 507


Night no:
N1, N68, N171

About the The Vaults Theatre


The Vaults is a new multi-disciplinary space located in the underground world of Waterloo station, incorporating The Vaults Galler, The Vaults Theatre and The Vaults Kitchen.

The Vaults Theatre is London's foremost theatre for the bold, the fresh and the fearless. Their mission is to collaborate and conspire, embracing artists from all walks of life to come together and inspire others. The Vaults Theatre is home to London's unconventional theatre scene. The Vaults Theatre features 176 seats, situated in an abandoned space, in an archway beneath Waterloo station.

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Upcoming shows


Revolution

Revolution has engulfed London and a new order must be established. Three rival factions have risen from the ashes of old authority and each must champion their cause in this new dawning of our civilization.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 18 March 2018

Tomorrow Creeps

The Fallen Tyrant lies dreaming in the time-less void of a prison cell. The Spectral Queen haunts the shadows, a memory of what's lost, a promise of worse to come. The Hollow Hero props up a worthless kingdom, abandoned by a murdered family.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Great Again: The Musical

It's summer 2016, Ohio. Josh and Kelsey are young conservatives surrounded and silenced by a sea of liberal friends and family. But politics is changing and a storm of excitement and controversy swirls around an unlikely candidate: Donald Trump.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Strawberry Starburst

Shez is passionate about Strawberry Starburst, her mum's cooking and her boyfriend's prickly face. But when her life takes a sudden turn, she's forced to decide between the food she loves and the people she cares about.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Alien Land

A devised solo show inspired by The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist, the first science fiction novel in the Middle East. A dark comedy which looks at life under occupation and the contemporary refugee experience from a radical new perspective.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

For A Black Girl

Explores female sexuality, violence and the staggering effect of everyday racism. Join us as we uncover the ugly truths behind court rooms, classrooms and bedrooms in this candid exploration of the Black British experience.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Silk Road

Bruce is nineteen, unemployed and living with his Nan. A struggling young Geordie tech-head, he's the unlikeliest international criminal mastermind you can imagine.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Soul In The Van

A van loaded with theatre seats, fairy lights, a piano and a guitar. That's what was needed for this show. And that's what we've got. A singer, singing soulful songs in the back of a van, to a handful of people, for 15 minutes.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 18 March 2018

Trashed

Nineteen years working the bins and Goody's about to crack. Trashed is a grimy, booze-fuelled sucker punch of a play, bound to make you laugh until you cry. Expect love, loss, loneliness and lots of cider!

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Neverland

You're invited to step into the chink of time between dusk and dark, awake and asleep, and join a journey to rediscover your lost child in the wonderful world of Neverland.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 18 March 2018

Monster

What happens when the red mist descends? Why do some people lash out, while others contain their anger? What's really going on in the minds of young men? A Thrilling New Play Where Multiple Masculinities Collide.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

The People's Rock: A Musical

2050. The world is not as we know it. Tee is 18, busy with friends, frustrated by family, and obsessed with celebrity, especially her hero Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. Something's Cooking And It Smells Like Revolution. A Dystopian Musical.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Dietrich - Natural Duty

It is 1942, on the battlefields of North Africa, in a gold sequin gown, Marlene Dietrich takes to the stage to launch her own offensive against the German Reich. For the next three years she would fight the war her way ...

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Red Bastard: Lie with Me

How free is your love? You're about to find out. Every. Single. One of you. Red Bastard is here to expose the lies we tell our lovers and those bastards who made us lie in the first place!

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 February 2018

The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha

Two feisty senoritas and a downtrodden Englishman embark on a journey through Spain. Accompanied only by a guitarist whose presence there makes no sense whatsoever, they will lead you to joy, pain and ultimate wisdom.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Wind Bit Bitter, Bit Bit Bit Her

Dymchurch, England - sometime in the 2020s. Mary and Charley have just lost their child. Now the couple have to go back to daily life and try to start again. Arguments break out, support breaks down, and the pair slowly drift apart.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Fuck You Pay Me

An explosion of dramatic expectations and shitty preconceptions, dismantling what a play about strippers should be.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Police Cops In Space

After his father is killed by an evil robot, Sammy Johnson, the last Police Cop in the universe, blasts off in an unmanned escape pod. Now on a distant planet, Sammy must team up with Alien fighter pilot Ranger and his trusty Cyborg C9.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 February 2018

Tumulus

When Anthony's one-night stand turns up dead on the Hampstead Heath tumulus, everyone assumes he's another casualty of London's chemsex culture. But after a second body is discovered Anthony suspects foul play.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 January 2018

Becoming Shades

Bringing together live music, aerial acrobatics, fire, dance and mime, Becoming Shades brings you a story of empowerment, love and choices: a re-imagining of the classic myth of Persephone told through contemporary circus.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 18 March 2018

Secondbests

A woman, a man, an air-con caravan. Two strangers on a road trip across the States. One's heartless, one's heartbroken. Mismatched fools seeking one last lick of warmth, soaring gracefully from pedestal to ditch.

Previews from: Sunday 28 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 18 March 2018

Double Infemnity

A dame walks into a Private Eye's office. She's beautiful, and she's dangerous. She's in trouble and she is trouble. Only this time she's in charge.

Previews from: Wednesday 31 January 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 February 2018

AI Love You

A "choose your own story" exploration of the developing boundaries between humans and artificial intelligence which lets the audience decide - could the will of a robot ever override the will of a human?

Previews from: Wednesday 7 February 2018
Closes: Sunday 11 February 2018

The Poetry We Make

When Elliott discovers her ex-boyfriend Robin has started to transition into a woman her world turns upside down. With the help of her hero and spirit guide, Dolly Parton, she examines her memories of the man she loved.

Previews from: Wednesday 7 February 2018
Closes: Sunday 11 February 2018

ELSA

Half-hearted waitress Elsa works in a cafe, eavesdropping on overly-earnest coffee chats, regretful memories of the night before, and exhausting tales of the rat race as she struggles to make sense of a world that doesn't feel like her own.

Previews from: Wednesday 14 February 2018
Closes: Sunday 18 February 2018

Zina

A true story about an extraordinary woman: an artist, a feminist, and a Muslim. In 2016 she placed a provocative and challenging personal ad on Craigslist, looking for well-endowed men.

Previews from: Wednesday 21 February 2018
Closes: Sunday 25 February 2018

nest

Jade is alone, always alone, until one night Liam accidently knocks on her door looking for a party. What he finds is more beautiful then he could ever imagine, yet it might just break them both.

Previews from: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 March 2018

Bismillah! An Isis Tragicomedy

Set in 2015 in a basement in Northern Iraq, Bismillah! uses humour and compassion to approach an incredibly vital discussion around the experiences of disenfranchised young people in modern Britain.

Previews from: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 March 2018

This Is Not Culturally Significant

A brutally intense, darkly comic one-man show that unveils the bizarre, compulsive and eccentric nature of humanity.

Previews from: Friday 2 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 3 March 2018

People Who Need People

Five actors present a haunting, humorous and poignant display of the human condition. Expect an intense slow-burner with a theatrical climax like no other.

Previews from: Wednesday 7 March 2018
Closes: Sunday 11 March 2018

An Evening of Meat

This unique dinner installation destabilises our gaze and draws out our innermost contradictions as we become part of each performer's journey. A journey that will proclaim to the world - nobody is a piece of meat.

Previews from: Tuesday 27 March 2018
Closes: Sunday 22 April 2018

Teddy

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it's pouring down, they're totally skint, and someone wants them dead?

Previews from: Thursday 29 March 2018
Closes: Sunday 6 May 2018


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