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.
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.
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.
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.
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.