The Playhouse Theatre is a West End theatre in the City of Westminster, located in Northumberland Avenue, near Trafalgar Square. The Theatre was built by F. H. Fowler and Hill with a seating capacity of 1,200. It was rebuilt in 1907 and still retains its original substage machinery. Its current seating capacity is 786.Plan to see Playhouse Theatre and other attractions that appeal to you using our London trip planner.
Playhouse Theatre Reviews
We had been vacationing in the Cotswolds but had driven back into London to fly back to the US the next day. Even though we had seen a Shakespearean play in Stratford-upon-Avon, we had also planned... more »
An intimate venue that allows you to immerse yourself in the experience playing out on stage. We flew from the U.S. to see James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac and were captivated by the performance... more »
I was surprised by this theatre. There was no usual line for entry as the team members worked organized and fast. Though the theatre building is old and not very much renovated it's presentable. The Play is just breathtaking. I loved how the actors act. If you're fan of good plays with small budget this is for you. You can have a great experience in this theatre. However if you're fan of extravaganza of the building, decor, music ensemble then this is place it's not you're type. A simple theatre with good actors
From the outside this theatre looks enormous but it’s actually super compact and some of the audience sit in nooks and crannies around the stage. Absolutely fantastic, high octane and energetic show and well casted! Loved the absolute classic Fiddler on the Roof!
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