Our Theatre Community

We are proud to support a multitude of Theatrical Projects amongst our Friends which include the Cast and Crews of The West End, the Audiences, the Producers, The Directors and everyone it takes to make The West End such an Internationally renowned and special place.

Whats on Stage

Have you met the What’s on Stage team and did you know that

Joe Allen Proudly Sponsors The What’s On Stage Best West End show awards. Last year it was won by the wonderful Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; this year it was won by Les Miserables who are celebrating a 25 year run, currently on at the Queens Theatre, London. 

Did you also know you can get great Theatre Ticket deals at What’s on Stage?

Get closer to the shows you love with the WhatsOnStage Theatre Club. You’ll enjoy great seats at great prices for a diverse range of West End and Off-West End shows, exclusive Q&As with stars and creatives, luxury extras like free drinks and programmes, and a special members discount at Joe Allen. Visit www.theatreclub.co.uk for more information. 

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The Stage

Joe Allen is also a huge admirer and Supporter of The Stage

The Stage is the world’s longest-running theatre publication. Theatre news from London’s West End and across the UK, the latest theatre reviews www.thestage.co.uk

Many of our long-standing customers got their first break in The Stage. Joe Allen is very proud to sponsor The Stage’ Best Newcomer award. 

The Stage Awards were launched in 2010. They are given annually and recognise outstanding organisations working in theatre and beyond in the following categories: London theatre, regional theatre, producer, school, fringe theatre, theatre building, unsung hero and international. The winners of the inaugural Stage Debut Awards  2017 were announced in a ceremony in London.

Bat Out of Hell star Andrew Polec beat performers John Boyega, Amber Riley, Audra McDonald and Andy Karl to the West End Debut Award in 2017. The public voted Polec as the winner for his performance in the Jim Steinman musical which will return to London in 2018. We are very proud to support Andrew and will be watching his career very closely.

In 2018, Aiden Turner won for the Lieutenant of Irishmore at the Noel Coward Theatre.

In 2019, the excellent Jac Yarrow won for Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat at the London Palladium.

Cardboard Citizens

Joe Allen has joined The supporters of Cardboard Citizens www.cardboardcitizens.org.uk

We are donating £1 from every Gnocchi dish we sell over the next year or so we will be looking to find new ways to support these amazing charities work Cardboard Citizens has been making life-changing theatre with and for homeless people for 25 years.

We create great theatre that makes a real and positive difference to our society and those living in its margins. We are the UK’s leading practitioners of the Theatre of the Oppressed methodology. 

Cardboard Citizens tells stories that need to be told, through theatre performed on the stage, in the street, in hostels, centres and prisons. A creative hub for excluded people, our workshops, training, support and progression grow confidence, community and skills.