Vaudeville theatre is located at The Strand, London, WC 2R 0NH in the mid of
London’s famous Theatreland. This strand is a large road and abode of various
other popular theatres along with bars and restaurants. If you are planning for
a pre theatre meal then this would be certainly an ultimate destination.
For the theatre
lovers, there are various restaurants which offer special deals. If you are
looking for some interesting shops, markets and street performers then Covent
Garden is at a nearby distance. The theatre is located at an accessible
location and can be accessed via various modes of commutations such as buses,
tubes, taxis and cars. You can visit the theatre via bus numbers 1, 4, 6, 9,
11, 13, 15, 68, 76, 171, 176 and 188.
For a Westend
theatre, Vaudeville make you feel quite closer and better view of stage even
from Upper Circle. The opulent theatre is tall and thin and every section has
straight rows instead of curved which leads to providing direct stage view.
Stalls section is narrow and deep, whereas Dress Circle is quite deep. On the
other hand, Upper Circle does not make you feel high. For the disabled patrons
and carers, there are concession seats.
The history of
the Vaudeville Theatre dates back to 1870 and was designed by C J Phipps. He
was one of the most popular architects of his time and constructed some of the
famous buildings of London. When the theatre made its opening, there were lots
of vaudeville kind of entertainment along with short form performances by huge
range of entertainers such as dancers, singers and actors.
From the year
1889 to 1891, Vaudeville theatre has been demolished then reconstructed and
hosted some of the immensely successful musicals, plays and revues. Some of the
popular musicals are The Catch of the Season, The Chiltern Hundreds, the Stomp
and many more.