Barbican Theatre is located at
Silk Street, London, EC2Y BDS. The magnificent theatre is quite different from
other theatres of London Westend. It is situated outside West End, instead
within the East of London. The center is finaly inhabited with own restaurants
and lots of performance spaces. Liverpool Street is at an accessible location
through tube from Barbican area.
Barbican Theatre is accessible
via various modes of commutations such as tubes, buses, taxis or cars. The
closest station situated near the theatre is Barbican on the Metropolitan,
Circle and Hammersmith and City Lines. If you want to commute via bus then
route number 153 stops near Barbican on Chiswell Street.
With unique designing and
astounding occupancy of 1162, the main theatre of Barbican seats all around the
stage at every level. Theatre is categorized into four levels with more legroom
and comfortable seats as compare to traditional Westend theatre seats. All
tiers of the theatre has level access from street. For the disabled patrons and
their carers, Barbican theatre offers discounted tickets.
The opulent Barbican theatre has
been the part of the Barbican Centre complex, which is the largest performing
arts centre in Europe. The center has been the venue of lots of entertainment
all across the year such as classical music concerts, live musicians, theatre
shows, film screenings and art exhibitions. Barbican Theatre is well equipped
with various other entertainment facilities such as three restaurants, a
library and a conservatory.
Barbican theatre made its debut
in the year 1982 and became venue for London and BBC Symphony Orchestras.
Theatre was initially constructed as a home of Royal Shakespeare Company.
However, RSC and Barbican parted ways in the year 2002 because of
underperforming seasons. In the recent time, Barbican theatre became venue for
various shows such as The Black Rider, Julius Caesar and Jack and the Beanstalk.