Playhouse Theatre London

Venue Information

Playhouse Theatre
Address: Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5DE
Nearest Tube or Train: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176, 453

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Theatre Quick Facts

Date opened: 28 January 1907
Designer: Detmar Blow and Fernand Billerey / F. H. Fowler
First production: The Drums of Oudh, and Toddles
Number of seats: 786
Other facts: The Playhouse was a reconstruction of the Royal Avenue Theatre (also known as the Avenue Theatre), designed by F. H. Fowler, which opened on 11 March 1882 but was damaged by the collapse of part of Charing Cross Station on 5 December 1905; the reconstructed theatre opened as the Playhouse Theatre, designed by Detmar Blow and Fernand Billerey on 28 January 1907.

Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5DE

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Theatre Previous Shows

Past shows playing at the Playhouse Theatre:

Cyrano de Bergerac
Fiddler On The Roof
The Jungle
The Best Man
Glengarry Glen Ross
Derren Brown: Underground
Caroline, Or Change
The Kite Runner
An Inspector Calls
David Baddiel - My Family: Not The Sitcom
The End of Longing
1984
Speed-the-Plow
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games
1984
Spamalot
The Mystery of Charles Dickens

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