The Kit Kat Club at The Playhouse Theatre

London, United Kingdom

Willkommen and Bienvenue to the Grade II-listed Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End, which has been sensitively remodelled and transformed into an intimate performance space for a new production of ‘Cabaret’.

The Kit Kat Club at The Playhouse Theatre, London.

Image by Phillip Vile

Working as lead consultants, providing theatre and acoustics expertise, and working in collaboration with architects Carmody Groarke, we applied a unique intervention that converted a classical proscenium arch theatre into an immersive in-the-round arrangement reminiscent of Weimar-era cabaret society.

Image by Phillip Vile

Image by Phillip Vile

Image by Phillip Vile

Interventions to the wider building have included reinstating an accessible entrance route, implementing an exciting audience journey experience throughout the front-of-house spaces and increasing the building’s hospitality functions.

The completed project has revitalised a listed theatre building, extending its design life and widening its outreach to a greater range of audiences.

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Carmody Groarke





Image by Philip Vile

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