The venue has been a cinema and has brought lots of showgirls to London, a launchpad for a post-war generation of comedians and a strip club. After a refit costing 10 million euros, Soho’s Windmill Theatre that has been infamous is set to reopen. The theatre is relaunched as a 350-seat offering drink, food, and a rolling cabaret.
Additionally, the main auditorium, private dining, and balcony bar will have a speakeasy in the basement area. It will be named after Laura Henderson, a pioneer striptease in the 40s. Laura was brought back to lie by Judi Dench in the 2005 film by Stephen Frears, which was later on a musical.
New Features at Windmill Theatre
The new joint will feature entrepreneurs in the nightlife business, such as Ryan Bishti and Amrit Walia. Walia notes that people were out for something refreshing after the pandemic restrictions. On the other hand, Ryan Bishti had a rush on the building with its louche and turrets since he was young.
Ryan Bishti notes that entertainment at the Windmill will combine a modern-day range of performances in music and theatre. The shows will also feature a blend of cabaret, dance, acrobatics, and circus on the auditorium and stage. Ryan Bishti further notes that the infamous girls at Windmill are coming back and will be joined with male dancers without resorting to striptease.
Camilla will conduct the performances, Bishti’s sister and Elizabeth West. They also plan to collaborate with High Scream company under Romain Pissenem, who has worked with David Guetta and Disney. Since the venue is not significant, the giant LED screen is used during performances. The opening act will be a story about the Windmill.