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.
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.
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