is located at Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS. The magnificent theatre is quite
different from other London Westend Theatres and is positioned outside West
End. The busy area is well equipped with restaurants and lots of performance
spaces. Liverpool Street is at a nearby distance from Barbican area with number
of restaurants, bars and boutique shops.
theatre is located at an accessible location via various modes of
transportation such as tubes, buses and taxis or cars. The nearest station is
Barbican on Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith and City Lines. The unique
design of Barbican Main Theatre features seating which surrounds the stage at
occupancy of 1162, seating of Barbican Theatre is categorised into four levels. As compare to other traditional West end
theatres, it has more Legroom and comfortable seats. On all tiers of the
theatre, there is level access from the street along with lift services on each
floor. The theatre is a part of Barbican Centre Complex, which is also the
largest performing centre located in Europe.
year, the centre is the venue of varied entertainment events such as classical
music concerts, live musicians, theatre shows, film screenings and art
exhibitions. The magnificent theatre is well equipped with three restaurants,
library and conservatory. In the year 1982, theatre was opened.
was the venue for London and BBC Symphony Orchestras. With huge performance
space, astounding Barbican Theatre can accommodate up to 1166. It was
constructed as a home of the Royal Shakespeare Company. In the year 2002, RSC
left Barbican as there was a series of underperforming seasons as they have to
pay attention on the touring shows all across London and UK.
Some of the
notable productions at the Barbican Theatre in the recent years are The Black
Rider, Julius Caesar and Jack and The Beanstalk. In the London 2012 Festival
programme, theatre played a major role.