ABOVE THE STAG THEATRE was established in 2008 and is the UK's only dedicated LGBT+ theatre and produces the vast majority of its shows in-house. The multi award-winning theatre houses two theatre spaces - a 100 seat end-on Main House theatre for more mainstream productions and a 60+ seat newly refurbished Studio designed to support new-writing and emerging talent. The theatre also has a large, welcoming bar and and a dedicated rehearsal space. Known for its focus on LGBT+ themed work, Above The Stag Theatre presents drama, comedies, musicals and cabaret, an award-winning annual pantomime, play readings and exhibitions.


Above The Stag Theatre, 72 Albert Embankment, London, England SE1 7TP, United Kingdom

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Offie Award-Winner
Best New Musical
Grindr: The Opera (2018)


Above the Stag was founded in 2008 in a function room above the now-demolished Stag gay pub in Victoria, before moving to its first Vauxhall venue in 2013, growing a large and loyal audience. After a major fundraising campaign, Above the Stag Theatre moved to new premises on Albert Embankment in 2018 lead by its current Artistic Director Andrew Beckett.

Open hours today: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Monday


  • Tuesday

    6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

  • Wednesday

    6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

  • Thursday

    6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

  • Friday

    6:00 pm - 12:00 am

  • Saturday

    6:00 pm - 12:00 am

  • Sunday

    5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

  • March 3, 2021 1:54 am local time

Getting to the Venue

Exit Vauxhall tube station and cross the footbridge on to Albert Embankment.

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