The new London Theatre’s first production Ghost Quartet will officially open on the 31st October. Here’s a look at the theatre itself…

(c)Jack Hobhouse.

New images have been released for London’s newest theatre, Boulevard Theatre, which will officially open with its first production Ghost Quartet on the 31st October.

(c) Tom Lee

Located at the centre of Soho in Walker’s Court, the Boulevard Theatre has now opened its doors for the London premiere of Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet, directed by Bill Buckhurst. The theatre’s restaurant is now also open daily from 8am.

(c)Jack Hobhouse.

The theatre has been designed by architects  SODA studio, in collaboration with theatre specialists Charcoalblue to create a new flexible space including a revolving theatre and a two-floor glass bridge leading to a restaurant and bar area.

Director of Soho Estates, Fawn James announced  the launch of the theatre earlier this year, with the site on which the theatre has been built being where her grandfather Paul Raymond opened the original Boulevard Theatre.

(c)Tom Lee.

The theatre is headed up by Artistic Director Rachel Edwards (Sweeney Todd – London & New York, Founder of Tooting Arts Club). It features a seated capacity of 165, producing its own in-house theatre productions together with a vibrant late night programme of live music, comedy, spoken word, cabaret and films.  

Meanwhile, the  inaugural production Ghost Quartet will run alongside a packed roster of late-night and Sunday performances.  These will include the West End’s newest female-led improv night The Yes Queens  curated by Julie Clare with guest performers such as Pippa Evans and Ruth Bratt.  Award-winning comics Kiri Pritchard-Mclean and Nina Conti present the best in established and emerging comedy talent with Late Night Scene.   New music night Soho Sounds: Jazz,curated by the Copasetic Foundation, will feature performers including David McAlmont, China Moses and Vimala Rowe.  Curated by Nadim Naaman,  Finale will feature West End stars such as Natasha Barnes, Fra Fee and Sabrina Aloueche performing stripped back show tunes. Meanwhile, The Black Cat Cabaret will present After Dark, a new cabaret night hosted by Dusty Limits. 

For more information about the Boulevard Theatre visit: https://boulevardtheatre.co.uk/