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STOMP breaks records in the West End at the Ambassadors Theatre
STOMP sets new box office record.
Producers of the long-running West End hit STOMP have announced that the London production finished 2016 on a high, reporting two consecutive record-breaking performances on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 December 2016, posting their highest ever net box office figures.
As well as beating the show's previous record set on Saturday 14 February 2015, they also marked the highest netting performances of any production in the Ambassadors Theatre's 104-year history, recording the highest ever weekly net for the venue.
Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, STOMP was first performed in 1991 in Edinburgh before transferring to Sadler’s Wells Theatre in January 1994 where it won the Olivier Award for Best Choreography. The show went on to open in New York in February 1994 and began a run at the Vaudeville Theatre on 25 September 2002, transferring to the Ambassadors Theatre on 27 September 2007. The production has toured the globe for 25 years, playing to more than 12 million people in 53 countries across 6 continents.
The London company of STOMP currently includes Rhona Ashwood, Paul Bend, Adam Buckley, Hugo Cortes, Simone Clarke, Nigel Clarke, Helen Jank, James Lane, Serena Morgan, Aluna Nascimento, Andrew Patrick, Charley Ruane, Rob Shaw, Jasper Valentine and Simeon Weedall.
STOMP will celebrate its 15th birthday in London and its 10th birthday at the Ambassadors Theatre in September 2017. There are currently four STOMP companies performing worldwide, including New York, where the show has been running for over 22 years.
STOMP is presented in London by Yes/No Productions and Glynis Henderson Productions Limited. It is currently booking to 7 January 2018.