Apollo Theatre London

Apollo Theatre
Apollo Theatre, 31 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
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Apollo Theatre
Address: Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 55, 176


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Theatre Facts and History

Date opened: 21 February 1901
Designer: 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 facts:

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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