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                              Playhouse Theatre

The magnificent Playhouse Theatre is positioned at Nothumberland Ave, London, Wc2N 5DE amidst the busy Westminster area of the city. Located near the banks of Thames, the stunning theatre is located at a nearby location from various tourist spots such as Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square. The venue is hugely popular amongst the theatre lovers and referred as the London’s Theatreland.

Playhouse Theatre is located at an accessible location and can be commuted via various modes of transportations such as buses, tubes, taxis and cars. You can visit the theatre via bus route numbers 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176 and 453. The Northumberland Avenue has both the single and double yellow lines and you can drive your own car.

The Playhouse Theatre has a fairly small seating occupancy of 786 and spread all over three levels. The theatre offers an intimate feel and very less likely to have a obscured view. For those who are looking for finest viewing seats must opt for the Stalls section. As compare to others, the seats are remarkably more expensive. However, you will enjoy a great view from this section.

The three levels of Playhouse theatre are mainly categorised into Stalls, Dress Circle and Upper Circle. The main entrance is just 3 steps up from the ground. For wheelchair users, a ramp can be provided. For disabled patrons and carers, Playhouse theatre offers discounted tickets. The auditorium is well equipped with a Sennheiser infra-red system along with induction loop necklaces or headsets.

In the Westminster area of London which is positioned amidst some of the popular landmarks like Trafalgar Square, Nelson’s Column and the National Gallery. Moreover some of the finest restaurants and bars are also located at a nearby distance. The theatre dates back to 19th century and made its debut in the year 1882 as Royal Avenue Theatre.  During the initial years, the theatre started with some of the comic and musical hall followed by huge range of quality dramas.

Playhouse has hosted some of the wonderful works of noted playwrights such as George Bernard Shaw and W. Somerset Maugham with later revivals of classics by Tennessee Williams, Ibsen and Chekhov. The current productions at the Playhouse Theatre includes La Cage aux Folles,  Dreamboats and Petticoats and Monty Python's Spamalot.

Venue Info

Northumberland Ave, London WC2N 5DE

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