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COVID-19 - Update
Wednesday, 3rd June 2020

Following the current guidance from the UK government, the Arts Theatre will continue to remain closed to the public until further notice.

Today, Wednesday 3rd June 2020, we are now cancelling all performances up to and including Sunday 2nd August 2020.

There is nothing that you need to do if your performance has been cancelled, but we do ask for your patience.

If you have a booking for SIX, please read the following guidance which has been issued by our leading industry body, Society of London Theatre:

Link to Society of London Theatre updated statement released.

For all other questions, concerns or advice please contact

We sincerely wish all of our company, staff, customers and the public the best at this very uncertain time and hope to welcome you all back to our venue as soon as we are able.

Stay safe and strong.

The Arts Theatre

Please visit our News page for further updates as they are made.

About 'The Arts'

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Welcome to the Arts Theatre, West End home to the Olivier Award-nominated smash-hit musical 'SIX'. Now booking until 2021, penned as "the most uplifting piece of new British musical theatre" ✭✭✭✭✭ - Evening Standard

Winner of the Best Theatrical Venue at the Broadway World Awards. 'The Arts' is an independent commercial theatre situated in the heart of Covent Garden, London.

Whether joining us for a coffee and catch-up in the Arts Cafe, spending the night at our Live Piano Party Sessions in the Covent Garden Social Club or heading downstairs to London's original basement night haunt, the Covent Garden Cocktail Club - you’ll find everything a creative mind and heart desires at 6-7 Great Newport Street.

'The Arts' is also home to two incredibly versatile rehearsal rooms, the Pigeon Loft and Front Room, which converts into a fully functional studio theatre, available to hire. We also house a suite of office space, with new leasing opportunites available.

We look forward to welcoming you to 'The Arts', the West End's most vibrant theatre in the heart of London's theatreland.