21 Feb 2013
London's Old Vic Tunnels — an underground performance space managed by the Old Vic, located not on its own site but at a location adjoining Waterloo station — is to shutter March 15, after three years in existence.
According to a statement on the venue's website, "Our time at the Tunnels will draw to a close on 15 March. The Tunnels was an adventurous and exciting project which started as a temporary event and performance space in 2009 with the inaugural show Tunnel 228. Since then, The Tunnels earned a reputation as one of the most creative spaces in London. We have three great years to look back on, and are proud of the remarkable range of events and productions that we have presented in the space. A special thank you to all of our supporters."
In the last few months, events have included a return London season of New York performance artist Penny Arcade in Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! and Fiona Shaw in a performance of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
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