After its triumphant win at the 2017 Olivier Awards, and a sell-out run in New York, the critically acclaimed Rotterdam returns to London for a strictly limited engagement at The Arts Theatre, London.
Rotterdam is a bittersweet comedy about gender, sexuality and being a long way from home written by Jon Brittain, writer of What Would Spock Do? and A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)
WELCOME TO THE ARTS THEATRE
Welcome to the ARTS THEATRE, winner of Best Theatrical Venue in the 2016 Broadway World Awards. The Arts is an independent commercial theatre situated in the heart of London’s West End, providing a dynamic programme of entertainment of all genres.
Our main house is a 350-seat proscenium arch theatre which has been in operation since 1927. We also operate Above the Arts, a private members bar and performance space on the first floor.
The Arts is also home to Rooms at the Arts, two bright and airy studios available for hire for rehearsals and workshops, as well as Department of Coffee & Social Affairs and the Covent Garden Cocktail Club. We look forward to welcoming you to the West End’s most vibrant theatre complex.
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