The Sondheim Theatre (formerly the Queen's Theatre) is a West End theatre located in Shaftesbury Avenue on the corner of Wardour Street in the City of Westminster, London. It opened as the Queen's on 8 October 1907 as a twin to the neighbouring Hicks Theatre (now the Gielgud Theatre) which had opened ten months earlier. Both theatres were designed by W. G. R. Sprague. In 2019 the theatre's name was changed from the Queen's to the Sondheim Theatre. The theatre reopened on 18 December, 2019.Use our London trip itinerary maker tool to visit Sondheim Theatre on your trip to London, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Sondheim Theatre Reviews
After spending nearly £14 million on revamping the theatre they clearly forgot to do the seats. The uncomfortable seats ruined what would have been an excellent performance of Les Miserables. more »
VERY uncomfortable seats but a good performance generally. It was a shame that the young Eponine who started off as a white child turned into a black one in later life (who carried a very obvious... more »
A fantastic ornate auditorium. Smaller than some and all the better for it. Excellent views afforded from almost everywhere in the theatre. Good range of drinks and snacks at prices you would expect for a theatre. The actual performance of Les Miserables was outstanding from start to finish. Back drops good, songs were delivered brilliantly from the outset. True emotion was transferred to the audience. A well deserved standing ovation for all at the end.
An easy walk from Covent garden. I saw Les Miserables and loved it. The performance was sensational, acoustics were great and the stage and set design was very impressive. As far as theatres go, this one is a bit small but comfortable. We had a lovely evening and everyone gave a standing ovation at the end!
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