Playhouse Theatre London
Northumberland Ave, London WC2N 5DE

                               Playhouse Theatre

Playhouse Theatre is located at Northumberland Ave, London, WC2N, 5DE. Situated in the hustle bustle of Westminster near the banks of River Thames, the magnificent theatre is near some of the hottest tourist spots such as Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square. Due to lots of theatres, this area is also called as the theatreland of London. Playhouse Theatre is certainly one of the most famous London Westend theatres.

Located at an accessible location, Playhouse theatre is accessible via various modes of communications such as tubes, buses, taxis or cars. You can visit the theatre via route numbers Numbers 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176 and 453. The magnificent theatre has quite a small occupancy of 786 and spread across three levels as Stalls, Dress Circle and Upper Circle. For those who are vying for best viewing seats then simply opt for the Stalls.

For disabled patrons and their carers, Playhouse Theatre offers discounted seats. Sennheiser infra-red system is installed within the auditorium, whereas induction loop necklaces or headsets are available with some deposits.

The stunning Playhouse theatre is near some of the famous landmarks such as Trafalgar Square, Nelson’s Column and the National Gallery. The Grade II listed building dates back to 19th century. In the year 1882, theatre made its debut as Royal Avenue Theatre. Theatre hosted varied range of entertainment like comic operas to burlesque, serious drama to novel adaptations, and musicals to rock and roll concerts.

After some comic and music concerts, Playhouse hosted quality dramas of famous playwrights like George Bernard Shaw, W. Somerset Maugham, classics by Tennessee Williams, Ibsen and Chekhov. In the year 1905, theatre met an accident and killed various people. In the year 1907, theatre was reopened after undergoing huge refurbishment. The blockbuster London show Dreamboats and Petticoats made its debut at Playhouse Theatre!

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