The magnificent Apollo Theatre is
located at Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7EZ. Positioned at one of the most
popular streets of London, i.e. Shaftesbury Avenue, theatre is located
alongside several other famous London Westend theatres such as Lyric and
Queen’s. The venue has various other entertainment options such as restaurants
and bars in the Chinatown. This is hugely popular amongst the visitors and
tourists. There are several other tourist attractions such as Leicester Square,
Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus.
The stunning Apollo Theatre is
accessible via various modes of commutation such as tubes, buses, cars and
taxis. You can visit the theatre via bus route numbers 1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29,
38, 55 and 176. With a small seating occupancy of 776, theatre is spread all
across four levels as Stalls, Dress Circle, Upper Circle and Balcony.
For those who are looking for
proximity to the stage, then it would b advisable to go for the Stalls section.
The front rows central seats are hugely popular amongst the viewers and are bit
expernsive. For disabled patrons and their carers, Apollo Theatre offers
concession in tickets. Theatre is well equipped with induction loop and
In the year 1901, Apollo Theatre
made its debut in the heart of Theatreland. Some of the finest operas and
comedies were hosted during the initial days such as Kitty Grey and Véronique.
On the famous Shaftesbury Avenue, this is the fourth theatre to be constructed
by quite an unknown architect Lewis Sharp.
During the era of 20s and 30s,
Apollo Theatre hosted works of popular playwrights like Noel Coward and Ivor
Novello. Some of the hugely successful productions at the Apollo Theatre were Boeing
Boeing and Don’t Dress For Dinner followed by other commercially successful
productions like The Glass Menagerie, Rain Man and Yes, Prime Minister.
Nimax Theatre is the current
owner of Apollo Theatre and hosting some of the most successful productions
such as Jersualem, The Madness of George III, revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Long
Day’s Journey into Night for limited season.