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Apollo Theatre

Apollo Theatre London

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 55, 176

Theatre Facts & History

Date opened: 21 February 1901
Theatre designed by: Lewin Sharp
First production: George Lederer’s production of The Belle of Bohemia (from a book by Harry B. Smith, music by Ludwig Englander)
Number of seats: 756
Other info:

Originally to have been called the Mascot Theatre it is the only complete theatre design of architect Lewin Sharp. The Apollo Theatre was specifically designed for musical theatre and named after the Greek god of the arts and leader of the muses.

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