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Shaftesbury Theatre

Shaftesbury Theatre London

210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP
Nearest Underground: Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line), Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 8, 10, 14, 19, 22A, 22B, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 55, 73, 134, 176

Theatre Facts & History

Date opened: 26 December 1911
Theatre designed by: Bertie Crewe
First production: The Three Musketeers
Number of seats: 1305
Other info:Opened as the New Princes Theatre; renamed the Princes Theatre in 1914; renamed to the Shaftesbury Theatre in 1963. An earlier theatre called the Shaftesbury Theatre was built further up Shaftesbury Avenue, designed by C. J. Phipps, opened 20 October 1888 and was bombed and destroyed on 17 April 1941.
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