Venue InformationPhoenix Theatre
Address: Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JP
Nearest Underground or Train Station: Leicester Square (Piccadilly line, Northern line), Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 19, 22, 24, 38, 40, 176
What's on at the Phoenix Theatre?
Frequently Asked Questions
Access phone number: 0800 912 6971
Access email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accessible toilets situated: Circle
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Circle x1
Sound amplification: Induction Loop & Sennheiser Infrared
Access from street to foyer: Stairs
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs): 13 to Stalls, 21 to Dress Circle, 51 to Upper Circle
Level access: Via Flitcroft St
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: N/A
Phoenix Theatre Facts
What date did the Phoenix Theatre open?
24 September 1930
Who designed the Phoenix Theatre?
Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, Bertie Crew, and Cecil Masey
What was the first production at the Phoenix Theatre?
Private Lives, written by and starring Noel Coward
Other Phoenix Theatre facts
Built on the site of the Alcazar Music Hall
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The Phoenix Theatre opened in 1930 and was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott and Bertie Crewe.
The theatre had a very auspicious start, given that it opened with the premiere of Noël Coward’s Private Lives starring Noel, Gertrude Lawrence and Laurence Olivier.
A long list of famous stars have played at the Phoenix since Noel Coward, including including John Gielgud, Dustin Hoffman, Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg, Derek Jacobi, Stephen Fry and Kenneth Branagh.
In its later years the theatre has become synonymous with musicals, including a hugely long and successful run ofWilly Russell’s Blood Brothers from 1991 to 2012.
Theatre Previous Shows
Past shows that have played at the Phoenix Theatre include:Dick Whittington
Come From Away
The Last Tango
Guys and Dolls
Bend It Like Beckham The Musical