Opening of new immersive theatre venue Space 18 delayed
The opening of a new multi-million immersive theatre venue in London’s West End has been delayed by more than four months.
Space 18, which will be spread across seven buildings and 200 different rooms, was due to open on April 13 with immersive survival experience Variant 31.
However this has been pushed back until September 1, with producers saying that the “last thing [they] want to offer guests is an experience that may not excel in every possible way.”
Dalton Dale, artistic director of Big Dreamer Productions and creator of Variant 31, said: “We have made the decision to postpone the opening of the production so that we may ensure the entirety of the experience exceeds the highest possible standard.
“For over two years Variant 31 has been in development, and every element from the groundbreaking technology, score, costumes, special effects, creatures, and the purpose built venue are never before seen.
“Each element is custom crafted for us by industry leading artists from around the world. With all of these unique components, it takes a great deal of care and effort to ensure they each function in perfect harmony.”
Dale added that customers are advised to contact their point of sale to rebook the experience.
Variant 31 runs from September 1 to December 31.
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