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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 24TH FEBRUARY 2013

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, 21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 3NE
 
 
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Dates:
  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
7.30pm (Sat & Sun matinees 4pm)
 
PRICES
£10 - £29.50
 

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LIFTThe uncomfortable silence, unnatural proximity to strangers and fear of eye contact are just a few factors that can make a lift journey unbearably awkward. Yet, when eight people get into one of the lifts at Covent Garden tube, and we are privy to everything they are thinking, including the revelations of their deep secrets, it doesn't take long before we realise that they are all connected. This world premiere of new musical LIFT, from the book by Ian Watson and with original music from Craig Adams, will delve into love, life and loss all within a seemingly normal London lift.

 

About Soho Theatre

The Soho Theatre Company was formed in 1969 by Verity Bargate and Fred Proud, but it didn't have a permanent home until 2000, when its current Dean Street location opened. This modern space was the first theatre to be built with National Lottery money. More about Soho Theatre

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LIFT  Cynthia Erivo as 'Lap Dancer' Photo credit Darren Bell  

LIFT - Cynthia Erivo as 'Lap Dancer' Photo credit Darren Bell

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Brewer Street NCP
 
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10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 1 minute from LIFT
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Fairytales For Grownups: The Girl Who Married A DogFairytales For Grownups: The Girl Who Married A DogNeil Phoenix performs his unique story.2016-09-26T20:00:00+01002016-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Fairytales For Grownups: The Girl Who Married A Dog
Andy Parsons: Slacktivist Action GroupAndy Parsons: Slacktivist Action GroupHeaded by the Mock The Week funny man, the group will discuss a current topic and decide on one piece of direct action to try to achieve before the next month's meeting.2016-09-26T19:15:00+01002016-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Andy Parsons: Slacktivist Action Group
Pappy's: Secret Dudes SocietyPappy's: Secret Dudes SocietyThe stars of BBC Three's Badults and two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees perform sketches, with special guests.2016-09-26T21:15:00+01002016-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Pappy's: Secret Dudes Society
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
Category: event
On Soon
Larry Dean: Farcissist
Two Man ShowTwo Man ShowAbbi and Helen make a show about man and men. John and John hear people say that men have all the power but it doesn't feel like that to them.2016-09-27T19:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
Category: event
On Soon
Two Man Show
GirlsGirlsTeenage best friends Tisana, Ruhab and Haleema are kidnapped from their hometown in Nigeria and must find their own ways to survive in Theresa Ikoko's involving drama, directed by Elayce Ismail.2016-09-27T19:15:00+01002016-10-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Stewart Lee: Content ProviderStewart Lee: Content ProviderAfter four years writing and performing 12 half hours of stand up for his TV show, this is work in progress towards Stewart's first brand new full-length live show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World.2016-09-27T21:30:00+01002016-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
Category: event
On Soon
Stewart Lee: Content Provider
The Elis James & John Robins ExperienceThe Elis James & John Robins ExperienceThe two internationally-renowned comedians bring their podcast to the stage.2016-09-28T20:45:00+01002016-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
Category: event
On Soon
The Elis James & John Robins Experience
Kieran Hodgson: MaestroKieran Hodgson: MaestroIn 2003 Kieran Hodgson heard the music of Gustav Mahler and decided to write a symphony. 13 years later Kieran returns to the Fringe with a violin and a story about falling in love and attempting something far beyond your abilities. A brand new show from character comedian and 2015 Fosters Comedy Award Nominee. As seen on BBC One's We're Doomed!: T2016-09-28T19:30:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
Category: event
On Soon
Kieran Hodgson: Maestro
Michael McIntyre: Work In ProgressMichael McIntyre: Work In ProgressObservational humour as the energetic and quintessentially middle-class stand-up tries out new material based on the absurd nature of everyday events.2016-09-29T21:00:00+01002016-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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