Aldwych Theatre

London, England

Performance History

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The Aldwych Theatre is a prominent West End theater located on Aldwych Street in the City of Westminster, London. It was designed by renowned theater architect W.G.R. Sprague and opened on December 23, 1905, with a production of "Blue Bell" by Seymour Hicks and George Grossmith Jr. Throughout its history, the Aldwych Theatre has been home to a wide range of theatrical productions, including musicals, plays, and ballets. It has hosted notable productions such as "A Streetcar Named Desire," "The Importance of Being Earnest," "Top Hat," "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," and "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical." The theater's distinctive exterior features a grand façade adorned with ornate detailing, while the interior boasts a luxurious and opulent design, with rich red and gold accents and a grand chandelier. The auditorium provides a comfortable and intimate atmosphere for audiences, with seating capacity for around 1,200 people. Over the years, the Aldwych Theatre has become a respected and iconic venue in London's theater district. Its central location and historical significance make it a popular destination for both local theatergoers and visitors to the city, contributing to the vibrant and dynamic theater scene of London's West End.}

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Venue Info

Built: 1905
Venue Status: year not entered yet
Demolished: year not entered yet
Seating Capacity: 1176

Location Info

49 Aldwych
London, England
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Other Names

  • Aldwych Theatre (1905)

Trivia & History

Damaged in World War I. It was restored in 1923. The Royal Shakespeare Company used it as a home from 1960 - 1982.

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