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Sondheim Theatre

Sondheim Theatre London

51 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6BA
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 38

Theatre Facts & History

Date opened: 8 October 1907
Theatre designed by: W. G. R. Sprague
First production: The Sugar Bowl by Madeleine Lucette Ryley
Number of seats: 979
Other info:Formerly known as the Queen’s Theatre, the Sondheim Theatre was re-named in honour of Stephen Sondheim by theatre owner Cameron Mackintosh on 15 July 2019. The Queen’s Theatre was built as a twin theatre with the Hicks (now the Gielgud); The Queen’s Theatre was bombed on 24 September 1940 and remained closed until it was refurbished and reopened on 8 July 1959 with John Gielgud’s Ages of Man. 
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