Savoy Theatre is located at Savoy
Court, The Stand, London, WC2R 0ET! Positioned on the strand, the magnificent
theatre is at one of the busiest areas for shopping and various other
entertainment activities. The area is also home to some other popular theatres
such as Vaudeville and Adelphi. Some of the famous nearby tourist attractions
are Covent Garden, Leicester Square and the River Thames.
The hugely desirable and popular
Savoy Hotel is also located at a nearby distance. On the top of th Savoy
Theatre, there is a well equipped health club and swimming pool. Theatre is
located at an accessible location and can be easily commuted via various modes
of transportation such as tubes, cars, taxis an buses. You can visit the
theatre by bus numbers 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77a, 91,
168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521 and RV1.
With the reasonable huge
occupancy of 1158, the magnificent theatre has been categorized into three
levels as Stalls, Dress Circle and Upper Circle. For those who are looking for
best viewng seats then it would be advisable to opt for front row seats of the
Stalls or Dress Circle. For the disabled patrons and carers, discounted seats
are available. People having hearing problems could be provided with portable
box radio system.
In the year 1881, Savoy Theatre
made its grand debut and started some of the original comic operas of Gilbert
and Sullivan. Theatre has been always synonymous with the hosting of quality
dramas. C J Phipps designed the theatre in a very innovative way with the usage
of electric lamps above gaslight. Late, it became the first building which was
completely lit by electricity.
Savoy Theatre also hosted great
works of Shakespeare. Building was closed in the year 1929 under the pretext of
renovation and reopened with lots of famous shows. The first performance was
Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit! Some of the notable production of the theatre
includes Take That’s Never Forget and Dreamboats and Petticoats, Legally Blonde
the Musical, and The Sunshine Boys,