Venue InformationSadler's Wells Theatre
Address: Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN, United Kingdom
Nearest underground or train station: Angel (Northern line)
Nearest buses: 19, 38, 341, 171a
Sadler's Wells Theatre Directions
What's on at the Sadler's Wells Theatre?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Access phone number: 020 7863 8000, 020 7863 8015 (minicom)
Access email address: email@example.com
Accessible toilets situated: Circle Stalls
Number of Wheelchair spaces: Stalls x3 Circle x1
Sound amplification: Sennheiser Infrared
Access from street to foyer: Level access
Access from theatre foyer to seats (number = stairs):
Level access: To Foyer
Stair lift, lift or ramp available: Lift to all levels
Sadler's Wells Theatre Facts
What date did the Sadler's Wells Theatre open?
11 October 1998
Who designed the Sadler's Wells Theatre?
RHWL and Nicholas Hare
What was the first production at the Sadler's Wells Theatre?
Rambert Dance Company in Iolanthe
Other Sadler's Wells Theatre facts
There have been a number of theatres on this site since 1683: The first theatre, called the "Musick House", opened in 1638, renamed the "Miles's Musick House" in 1699, and was demolished in 1765. The Second theatre opened in April 1765 designed by Thomas Roasoman; modifications to this theatre large water tanks creating an Aquatic Theatre. The theatre was condemned as a dangerous structure in 1878. The fourth theatre opened in 1879 as a music hall remodelled by C. J. Phipps , and it was converted into a cinema in 1896; it closed in 1915. Due to the efforts of Lilian Baylis, the penultimate theatre opened on 6 January 1931 designed by F.G.M. Chancellor, and closed on 30 June 1996. The Sixth and current theatre opened on 11 October 1998. The current theatre also includes the Lilian Baylis Studio theatre.
Sadler's Wells Theatre News
Past shows that have played at the Sadler's Wells Theatre include:Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / Mixed Bill - Contemporary Voices Tickets
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / Mixed Bill - Ailey Classics
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / Mixed Bill - Modern Masters
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / Mixed Bill - 21st Century Creations
Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet
Scottish Ballet – Coppélia
Dance Me – Music by Leonard Cohen
Creature by Akram Khan - English National Ballet
Akram Khan’s Jungle Book reimagined
Turn It Out with Tiler Peck & Friends
How Did We Get Here?
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
Singin' In The Rain
Carmen La Cubana
Matthew Bourne The Red Shoes
West Side Story
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
Matthew Bourne's Play Without Words
Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella