The Toxic Avenger

The Toxic Avenger Tickets

The European premiere of The Toxic Avenger ran at the Southwark Playhouse from 22 April to 21 May 2016 with an official opening on 26 April 2016. Mark Anderson, Hannah Grover, Lizzii Hills, Marc Pickering and Ashley Samuels starred in the musical produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment in association with the King's Head Theatre, Guy James and Szpiezak Productions.

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About The Toxic Avenger:

The citizens of Tromaville are crying out for a hero - enter Melvin Ferd the Third, an aspiring earth scientist determined to clean up the toxic waste problem. But when a corrupt Mayor and her government goons try to stop this heroic feat, Melvin is tossed into a vat of toxic waste and transformed into The Toxic Avenger, New Jersey’s first superhero!

By:
Joe DiPietro and David Bryan
Director:
Benji Sperring
Songs by:
Joe DiPietro and David Bryan
Sound:
Andy Johnson
Design:
Mike Lees
Choreography:
Lucie Pankhurst
Costume:
Mike Lees
The Toxic Avenger Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Friday, 29 September, 2017
Opening date: 
Monday, 2 October, 2017
Available from: 
Thursday, 28 September, 2017
Closes: 
Sunday, 3 December, 2017
Booking to: 
Sunday, 3 December, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday-7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday3.30pm7.30pm
Sunday3pm6.30pm

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Address:
6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

The Toxic Avenger Customer reviews

Our Review

Musicals with a message about global warming may be thin on the ground, but this sharp and well-presented musical manages to satirically deliver its sermon in a frivolously entertaining way. The Southwark Playhouse continues its reputation for serving up UK premières of off-Broadway curiosity pieces that would otherwise not get a professional London outing. Similar in tone to the venue's... Read more

Latest The Toxic Avenger News & Features

Full casting announced for The Toxic Avenger
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Casting has been announced for the West End transfer of The Toxic Avenger, which opens at the Arts Theatre in September.  With a book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music and lyrics by David Bryan, The Toxic Avenger is a musical based on Lloyd Kaufman’s 1984 film about a geeky man who lands in a barrel of toxic waste and transforms into a monster. The production, directed by Benji Sperring, got its European premiere at Southwark Playhouse last April. 

The Toxic Avenger musical transfers to the Arts Theatre this September
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Following a run at the Southwark Playhouse in 2016, it has been announced that the cult rock show The Toxic Avenger the Musical will transfer to the Arts Theatre in the West End for a limited 10-week run from 28 September to 3 December, with an official opening on 2 October. Written by Joe DiPetro and David Bryan, the composers of the Tony Award-winning Memphis the Musical, The Toxic Avenger is based on Lloyd Kaufman's cult 1984 comedy film of the same name.

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