Dominion Theatre London

Venue Information

Dominion Theatre
Address: 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7AQ
Nearest Tube or Train: Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 7, 8, 10, 14, 14A, 19, 22, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 73, 176

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How do I get to the Dominion Theatre?

Public transport is recommended to travel to the Dominion Theatre. The nearest tube stations are Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line). If arriving by bus, then the nearest bus lines are 7, 8, 10, 14, 14A, 19, 22, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 73, 176.  For directions to the Dominion Theatre see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions.

Theatre Quick Facts

Date opened: 3 October 1929
Designer: William and T. R Millburn
First production: Follow Through by Laurence Schwab
Number of seats: 2,069
Theatre owner: The Nederlander Organization
Other facts: The Dominion Theatre originally opened as the Court Cinema,

Theatre History

The Dominion Theatre was designed by architect brothers William and T.R Millburn, and opened on 3 October 1929.

The Dominion was originally built as a huge cinema – similar to the Apollo Victoria theatre. It originally had three tiers, although the top tier was eventually removed, making the capacity now just over 2000 seats.

As well as cinema, the venue also hosted opera, variety acts and dance. In the 1950s and 1960s it ran some long runs of film musicals including The Sound of Music and South Pacific, and staged some lavish concerts including Judy Garland, Maurice Chevalier and Shirley MacLaine.

Theatre Previous Shows

Past shows that have played at the Dominion Theatre include:

The Prince of Egypt: Until 4 September
A Christmas Carol - Staged Concert
The Prince of Egypt
Big - The Musical
White Christmas
Bat Out of Hell: The Musical
An American in Paris
The War of the Worlds
Elf The Musical
Frozen Sing-along
White Christmas
The Bodyguard

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