Stunning London theatre Phoenix has a occupancy of 1012 and sprawled
across three levels, like Stalls, Dress Circle and Upper Circle. The magnificent theatre is
positioned on the busy Charing
Cross Road which is near Leicester Square and located in the heart
of the London.
Piccadilly and Oxford Street
are near the theatre. Some of the popular bookshops, restaurants, cafes and
bars are available for the theatre lovers.
Phoenox Theatre is easily
accessible via various modes of commutation such as buses, tube station and
taxis or cars. Some of the bus route numbers are 19, 22, 24, 38, 40 and 176
which makes the theatre accessible to the visitors. For the disables patrons
and carers, theatres offer discounted tickets. The auditorium is equipped with
Sennheiser infra-red and induction loop system.
In the year 1930, Phoenix Theatre
marked its opening with the spectacular production of Private Lives which stars
young Laurence Olivier. Some other successful shows are Into the Woods and That
Baker’s Wife. The building of theatre is Grade II listed featuring striking
classical façade having white pillars.
Phoenix Theatre is also
associated with playwright Noel Coward with the debut show of Private Lives.
Some other notable productions of Phoenix’s history areJohn Gielgud’s Love for
Love, which ran during the Second World War, a musical version of Chaucer’s The
Canterbury Tales ran for 2000 performances from 1968, and the 1978 Tom Stoppard
play Night and Day.
Since 1991 Phoenix Theatre is
running Blood Brothers and is one of the hugely successful London show featuring some renowned stars
like Melanie C and Nolan Sisters. On the Phoenix Theatre, it has become the
longest running show. Ambassador Theatre Group is the current owner of the
Phoenix Theatre. Currently, Once The Musical, the smashing Broadway musical hit
is spell binding audience with its delightful performances.