Playhouse Theatre

Opened: 1882
Capacity: 775 seats


  • The Playhouse opened as The Royal Avenue Theatre in 1882.
  • Recent highlights have included Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown with Tamsin Greig, Speed the Plow with Lindsey Lohan and 1984. In 2015, the Playhouse played host to the Rocky Horror Show 40th Anniversary with Richard O’Brien himself as the narrator.
  • In 2003, ATG took stewardship of the Playhouse and has concentrated on presenting musicals, including the award-winning La Cage Aux Folles and Spamalot and in 2013 ATG took full ownership of the theatre.

The Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, London, WC 2N 5DE

Contact: Stage Door 020 7925 7730

Parking / Transport Information

The nearest tube station is Embankment which is a 1 minute walk from the Playhouse Theatre.