Shaftesbury Theatre

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Shaftesbury Theatre

The popular London Westend theatre, Shaftesbury Theatre is located at 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8DP. This is one of the most popular and visited London roads and abode of various theatres like Apollo and Lyric. The venue is the hub of some of the finest restaurants and hubs. Leicester Square and Covent Garden are located at a nearby distance. for those who are looking for lip smacking cheap and international cuisine, must go for Soho and Chinatown.

Shaftesbury Theatre is located at an accessible location and can be commuted via various modes of commutations such as buses, tubes, taxis and cars. Holhorn on Piccadilly and Central Lines are the nearest station to Shaftesbury. You can also visit the theatre via bus route numbers 8, 10, 14, 19, 22A, 22B, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 55, 73, 134 and 176.

Shaftesbury Theatre has an astounding occupancy of 1400 and spread across three levels. The Stalls section is the nearest to the stage and offer stunning views of the theatre. Royal Circle offer good views and is the next section of the theatre. Grand Circle is positioned high and offer good value for money.

For all disabled patrons and carers, Shaftesbury Theatre offers discounted tickets. Most of the areas have induction loop, whereas main auditorium has infra-red system. The stunning theatre is currently running houseful shows of Motown The Musical. The electrifying broadway jukebox musical is the real life saga of Motown Records featuring some great musical numbers such as “My Girl”, “Heard it Through the Grapevine” “I Want You Back”, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”. The magnificent show is recommended for 10+ kids.

Year 1911 marked the debut of Shaftesbury Theatre as New Price’s Theatre. With an astounding occupancy of 1400, theatre is a great place to enjoy quality time. D’Oyly Carte Opera Company enjoyed huge success at Shaftesbury Theatre with spectacular comic productions of Gilbert and Sullivan.

In the recent time, Shatesbury Theatre hosted some great productions like The illusionists, Memphis, The Pajama Game, From Here to Eternity, Burn the Floor and Rock of Ages.

The opulent Staftesbury Theatre has a huge occupancy of 1400 and categorized across three levels, Stalls, Grand Circle and Royal Circle. It is positioned on 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP. The stunning theatre is positioned on Shaftesbury Avenue and is one of the busiest theatrical roads of the city. The venue is also home of some other theatres such as Apollo and Lyric.

Shaftesbury Avenue is the home of some of the finest restaurants and bars. It is located close to the bright lights of Leicester Square and Covent Garden. If you are looking for affordable international cuisine then simply go for both Soho and Chinatown. Shaftesbury Theatre is accessible via various modes of commutation such as tubes, buses, cars and taxis.

Shaftesbury Theatre offers concessions to the disabled patrons and their carers. Most of the theatre area is covered with induction loop, whereas infra-red system is in the main auditorium. On the hugely popular Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Theatre is the last to be constructed.

In the year 1911, Shaftesbury Theatre marked its opening as New Prince's Theatre. During the initial years, theatre has occupancy of 2392 and was one of the largest in capital. At the Shaftesbury, D'Oyly Carte Company found huge success with their comic opera productions of Gilbert and Sullivan. It started in the year 1919 and carried on until 1920s.

Record Label bought the theatre in the year 1962 and renamed as Shaftesbury Theatre. Some of the popular Broadway hits like Gentleman Prefer Blondes and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and the musical Hair ran successfully. In the year 1974, building became Grade II listed property. In the recent time some of the hugely successful musical productions are hosted here like Hairspray and Flashdance the Musical and transatlantic smash Rock of Ages.

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Venue Info

210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London,
London WC2H

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Nearest Tube:
Tottenham Court Road

Performance Times

7.30 PM
7.30 PM
7.30 PM
7.30 PM
7.30 PM
3.00 PM
7.30 PM

Additional Info

Running Time:
2 hour 30 minutes
Booking From:
11 Feb. 2016
Important Info:
Featuring an eighteen piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including My Girl, Dancing In The Street, Aint No Mountain High Enough and I Heard It Through The Grapevine,
Age Restrictions:
Suitable for ages 11+