Shaftesbury Theatre London

Now Playing:  Motown The Musical   
Address: 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP
Nearest Underground: Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line), Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 8, 10, 14, 19, 22A, 22B, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 55, 73, 134, 176
Nearest car parks: Chinatown, Soho
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Theatre opened: 26 December 1911
Designed by: Bertie Crewe
First production: The Three Musketeers
Number of seats: 1305
Other info: Opened as the New Princes Theatre; renamed the Princes Theatre in 1914; renamed to the Shaftesbury Theatre in 1963.An earlier theatre called the Shaftesbury Theatre was built further up Shaftesbury Avenue, designed by C. J. Phipps, opened 20 October 1888 and was bombed and destroyed on 17 April 1941.


The Illusionists at the Shaftesbury theatre
Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre starring Beverley Knight
The Pajama Game at the Shaftesbury Theatre
From Here To Eternity at the Shaftesbury Theatre
Rock of Ages at the Shaftesbury Theatre


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Shaftesbury Theatre Seating Plan


Transport for London - Theatre Journey Planner for the Shaftesbury Theatre


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