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Ruthless! the Musical

HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO GET WHAT YOU WANT? The all-female camp KILLER cult classic finally makes its way to London following its critical acclaim off-Broadway.

Ruthless! The Musical tells the story of the beautiful and talented 8 year old Tina Denmark who will do anything to play the lead in her school play… ANYTHING!

Starring Jason Gardiner (Dancing on Ice) Tracie Bennett (Follies) Harriet Thorpe (Great Britain) Lara Denning (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) Kim Maresca (Ruthless! Off Broadway)

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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 Covent Garden Cocktail Club. We look forward to welcoming you to the West End’s most vibrant theatre complex.

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Ruthless! The Musical

16-03-2018

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23-06-2018

HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO GET WHAT YOU WANT? The all-female camp KILLER cult classic finally makes its way to London following its critical acclaim off-Broadway.

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Lorna Shaw: Work in Progress

22-06-2018

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22-06-2018

New material from Lorna Shaw (E4, ITV2, BBC3, Radio 4) and Musical Comedy Awards Finalist 2018. A musical stand-up show about the problem with power, hating (but secretly loving) the rules and how goddamn good it feels to wear lanyard.

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THIS NEVER HAPPENED

24-06-2018

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24-06-2018

Join performance poet Emily Harrison (former Best Spoken Word Performer at The Saboteur Awards) for THIS NEVER HAPPENED, a show about the importance of recounting difficult experiences and about just how little you should trust her.

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Viva La Vamp - Launch Concert

28-06-2018

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28-06-2018

Viva La Vamp are coming & sparks will fly! Dressed to kill, with glittering harmonies & fabulous voices, this sassy trio have created a unique sound… Vamping-up old-school R&B, Hip Hop & current chart hits with impressive, new jazz arrangements.

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Knights Of The Rose

29-06-2018

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26-08-2018

KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE is a classic rock musical of Shakespearean proportions. Featuring the ultimate playlist including legendary ballads and timeless anthems from Bon Jovi, Meatloaf, Bonnie Tyler, No Doubt and many more.

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Bling It On - Meadow Rain's Variety Night

29-06-2018

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29-06-2018

They say that variety is the spice of life… good job Meadow Rain is here to hand-pick a peppery blend of hot hot hot new and established acts on the comedy cabaret theatre and drag scene.

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Cat Loud: To the End of the World with speakeasy afterparty

30-06-2018

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30-06-2018

Dusky vocalist Cat Loud shares her unique blend of satire, confessions and an eclectic mix of torch songs for the end of the world.

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Catherine Bohart: Work in Progress

06-07-2018

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06-07-2018

Catherine Bohart is the bisexual, OCD daughter of a Catholic Deacon and she’s got a hell of a lot to say about it. An hour of new material from a rising comedy star.

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An Evening of Jazz with the Kitty Whitelaw Trio

10-07-2018

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10-07-2018

Kitty Whitelaw brings her trio to Above the Arts for a night of jazz. Featuring standards from the 1920’s - 1950s with songs from Cole porter, Fats Waller and Duke Ellington amongst others

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Woman of the Year

19-07-2018

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19-07-2018

Meet the nominees for woman of the year. From the teenager who wants to save the world, to an it-girl blogger giving the 'best' advice, to a bra saleswoman stirring up the next generation. Who will be crowned winner?

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Bryony Twydle & Friends Edinburgh Previews

20-07-2018

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20-07-2018

Character comedian Bryony Twydle (BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama) brings you her London preview of her new character comedy show ‘Flamingo.’ Joining her with previews of their upcoming Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows will be Olga Koch and Alison ...

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Desperately Seeking the Exit All-Star Reading

26-07-2018

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26-07-2018

Peter Michael Marino’s critically acclaimed true story of the making and unmaking of his West End Blondie musical flop “Desperately Seeking Susan” gets a new twist as his roller coaster tale is joined by original cast members and surprise gu...

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Josh & Lou: Working Classy

27-07-2018

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27-07-2018

Josh Baulf is a southern lad struggling with his rampant metro sexuality. Louise Atkinson is a gravy stained northern lass and It is through these differences that the show finds its voice

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Nice

02-08-2018

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02-08-2018

New Fable Productions presents a new 45 minute micro-musical about women’s voices from the performer, writer and director, Ella Clarke in association with Fey Productions.

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The Rumblestrutters

18-08-2018

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18-08-2018

The Rumblestrutters bring the Prohibition era to the party! The Swansea-based acoustic three-piece vividly evoke the blues, jazz and jug band music of the 1920s. The authentic sound of the Prohibition era

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Six

30-08-2018

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23-09-2018

DIVORCED. BEHEADED. LIVE IN CONCERT! From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take the mic to tell their tale, remixing five hundred years of her-storical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of sisterly sass-it...

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The Wipers Times

16-10-2018

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01-12-2018

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme. Following a sell-out season, The Wipers Times returns to the West End.

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