William Ludwig & Dean Austin: MARLENE

William Ludwig & Dean Austin: MARLENE

Actor, singer, soldier, lover, icon. 

William Ludwig & Dean Austin: MARLENE

William Ludwig & Dean Austin: MARLENE

Actor, singer, soldier, lover, icon. 

The Pleasure Garden

The Pleasure Garden

Nowadays, Vauxhall’s Pleasure Garden is a pretty uninspiring patch of parkland. 

The Strange Affair of Herschel Grynspan

The Strange Affair of Herschel Grynspan

On the 7th of November 1938 a desperate 17-year-old Jewish refugee walked into the German Embassy in Paris and shot a German diplomat. 

Jack Hoosie and the Leisuregroan

Jack Hoosie and the Leisuregroan

Meet Jack Hoosie, manager of South Yorkshire’s 3rd Most Hygenic Gay Sauna (1997). 

The Establishment Versus Sidney Harry Fox

The Establishment Versus Sidney Harry Fox

Thomas de Quincey once wrote of murder as ‘one of the fine arts’, and with regards to The Establishment [versus] Sidney Harry Fox, the statement is true. 

Weimar Now! - Berlin Cabaret Songs

Weimar Now! - Berlin Cabaret Songs

Having performed a series of cabarets at the Barbican Art Gallery and a charity concert for Bono and Chris Martin, “cabaret kings” William Ludwig and Dean Austin return with … 

Buyer and Cellar

Buyer and Cellar

by Jonathan Tolins One man’s adventures in Barbra’s basement! An out of work actor is hired for a mysterious job at an undisclosed location - and finds himse… 

The Morning After

The Morning After

by Peter Quilter 22 January – 1 MarchMain House Thomas wakes up surprised and naked in a young man’s bed, and memories of last night’s one-night-stand … 

Four Play

Four Play

by Jake Brunger A comic play about sex and commitment in the 21st century. 

Pinocchio - No Strings Attached!

Pinocchio - No Strings Attached!

The story of a lonely woodcutter who lovingly carves a boy out of wood is gobsmackingly reimagined as a dazzling adult pantomime. 

STOP KISS

STOP KISS

Above The Stag Theatre yet again provides us with a beautifully handled love story, whilst sensitively exploring societal issues that LGBTQ+ individuals face. 

Free Screening: Hocus Pocus

Free Screening: Hocus Pocus

After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teen-agers, a young girl, and an immortal cat … 

Free Screening: The Birdcage

Free Screening: The Birdcage

Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane and Dianne Wiest lead the laughs in this wild comedy that insists you don't have to be a woman to be a mother.  

The Good Scout

The Good Scout

Friends are often made under unusual circumstances. 

Pangaea

Pangaea

by Erik Champney   "This isn’t Christmas. 

Velvet

Velvet

To compile his one-man show, Velvet, Tom Ratcliffe combined personal experience and the disturbing revelations that emerged as the #MeToo movement gathered momentum. 

Rehearsed Reading: Cheaper by the Hour

Rehearsed Reading: Cheaper by the Hour

by Matthew Baldwin FREE EVENT There's a cynical old saying, "If it floats, flies or f***s, it's cheaper by the hour". 

Rehearsed Reading: Snowdrop

Rehearsed Reading: Snowdrop

by Gene David Kirk FREE EVENT A play based on actual events Coming to the end of their peacekeeping tour of duty, Ian and John grow desperate to realise their unlawful a… 

Rehearsed Reading: After The Morning

Rehearsed Reading: After The Morning

by Don Cotter FREE EVENT London. 

Rehearsed Reading: Control

Rehearsed Reading: Control

by Tim McArthur FREE EVENT Most gay men have quite complex personalities, insecurities, acceptance issues in society, commitment issues in relationships and levels of pa… 

Now & Then

Now & Then

Beginning in 1978, aspiring musician Daniel (Dylan Wynford) meets wannabe comedian Greg (Freddie Woodyatt) at an open mic night. 

Making Porn

Making Porn

by Ronnie Larsen directed by Andrew Beckett A hilarious look at the gay porn industry. 

The Lost Musical Works of Willy Shakes

The Lost Musical Works of Willy Shakes

EDINBURGH PREVIEW   It's 1616. 

Reuben Kaye - Journey to the Centre of Attention

Reuben Kaye - Journey to the Centre of Attention

Above The Stag Theatre is very excited to present multi-award winning international cabaret sensation Reuben Kaye. 

Closer to Heaven

Closer to Heaven

by Jonathan Harvey with music and lyrics by Pet Shop Boysdirected by Steven Dexter A thrilling musical with original songs by Pet Shop Boys, set against t… 

Happily Ever Poofter

Happily Ever Poofter

Like Disney? Raging homosexual? Then you'll love Happily Ever Poofter. 

Boy Toy

Boy Toy

Above the Stag is – now that has two separate performance spaces – able to put on a dance production for the first time in its history. 

Fanny & Stella: The Shocking True Story

Fanny & Stella: The Shocking True Story

The latest offering in Above The Stag’s main auditorium takes us back in time to a Victorian Working Men’s Club in Bermondsey. 

Boom Bang-a-Bang

Boom Bang-a-Bang

May is here, so we are now in one of the highlights of the homosexual calendar – Eurovision. 

Andy Bell is Torsten in... QUEERETERIA TV

Andy Bell is Torsten in... QUEERETERIA TV

Post-Armageddon in a England of the near future, a merry band of surviving dysfunctional queers take over the television station and recreate, in excruciatingly diva dri… 

Goodbye Norma Jeane

Goodbye Norma Jeane

by Liam Burke directed by Robert McWhir   Jack Cole taught Hollywood to dance. 

Romance Romance

Romance Romance

Book & lyrics Barry Harman | Music Keith Herrmann This charming and intelligent musical brings together two contrasting stories, set 100 years apart. 

Cut Before Curtain Up!

Cut Before Curtain Up!

Devised by William Spencer Join us for an afternoon of cabaret featuring lost gems from Chicago, Gypsy, Little Shop of Horrors, Aladdin and more. 

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Jeff and Hunter have a dream – and that dream is for their work to be selected for the upcoming New York Musical Theatre Festival. 

James Barr: Thirst Trap

James Barr: Thirst Trap

Dating in 2018 is a total disaster! MTV presenter, comedian and co-host of the UK's leading LGBTQ+ award-nominated podcast A Gay And A NonGay, and tragically single… 

IAN McKELLEN ON STAGE

IAN McKELLEN ON STAGE

Ambassador Theatre Group presents IAN MCKELLEN ON STAGE With Tolkien, Shakespeare, others…and you! A message from Ian McKellen: I’m celebrating my 80th birt… 

IAN McKELLEN ON STAGE

IAN McKELLEN ON STAGE

Ambassador Theatre Group presents IAN MCKELLEN ON STAGE With Tolkien, Shakespeare, others…and you! A message from Ian McKellen: I’m celebrating my 80th birt… 

Extra Virgin

Extra Virgin

Extra Virgin tells the story of the awkward minutes after a Grindr hook-up. 

Grindr: The Opera!

Grindr: The Opera!

Grindr: The Opera! puts the most notorious gay hook-up app into the exaggerated world of opera. 

Mother Goose Cracks One Out!

Mother Goose Cracks One Out!

by Jon Bradfield & Martin Hooper songs by Jon Bradfield directed by Andrew Beckett designed by David Shields  Celebrating 10 years of Above The Stag Theatre&ap… 

Mother Goose Cracks One Out!

Mother Goose Cracks One Out!

Book now for next year's fabulously filthy adult panto at Above The Stag Theatre. 

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

by Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell One story - five mini musicals!   This affectionate and hilarious send-up tells one story in five distinctive musi… 

Wilde About Whitman

Wilde About Whitman

A new play by David Simpatico Simon Callow and Orlando James in a reading of Wilde About Whitman. 

10th Anniversary Celebration

10th Anniversary Celebration

This event is currently open to MEMBERS ONLY with a promotional code. 

Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club

Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club

Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club By Jonathan HarveyDirected by Steven DexterDesigned by David Shields Lighting designed by Jamie PlattFrom the writer… 

Happy Ending

Happy Ending

A comedy by Ronnie Larsen Directed by Andrew Beckett  A gay man, a straight man and a massage table…  

Kids Play

Kids Play

Kids Play is now running in London following its triumph at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where it received multiple five star reviews. 

Maurice

Maurice

by E. 

Grindr: The Opera!

Grindr: The Opera!

by Erik Ransom UNRESERVED SEATING ON ALL PERFORMANCES OF GRINDR: THE OPERA Grindr: The Opera! puts the most notorious gay hook-up app into the exaggerated world of … 

The Chemsex Monologues

The Chemsex Monologues

A nameless narrator meets a sexy boy on a Vauxhall night out, who introduces him to G’s pleasures; a club night poster boy gets taken to Old Mother Meth’s place by a porn star;… 

The Penetration Play

The Penetration Play

Rain is in love with her best friend, Ash. 

Beautiful Thing

Beautiful Thing

We are thrilled to open our new, larger home on 1 June with a 25th anniversary production of Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey. 

Joe Orton: The Musical

Joe Orton: The Musical

‘Above the Stag’ (ATS) is one of the most distinctive and necessary production houses in London.