The first theatre with electric lighting and an Art Deco interior - the Savoy Theatre is one of the leading theatres in the West End. A large conference area is also available for private functions.
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The Strand, London, WC2R 0ET
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The StrandLondonWC2R 0ET
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- (5mins) Head out onto the main road Strand. Go right 200 metres and the theatre is on your right.
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Probably a 3.5. I saw Legally Blonde here. The theater is quite small and intimate. I had a good view but was also in the fifth row of the stalls (usually called the Orchestra in the US). This area is one big pool of seats without a middle aisle, so I'm sure it creates some issues if the folks in the center are late. Acoustics were generally quite good. You have to go downstairs several...more
This theater is fun because it fits a lot of people but is quite tiny compared to other theaters in the area. I can tell that they had to re-stage many components in the current show (Legally Blonde) because of the tiny stage but it didn't hurt the production at all. It was great fun.
The staff is nice, the facilities are clean, and the seats aren't too small. I would say that the best seats...more
A mid-sized theatre with a postage-stamp footprint, the Savoy Theatre is next door to the Savoy Hotel just off the Strand. It was purpose-built in the 1880s as a theatre -- as opposed to one of the early C20th "grand cinemas" which are now theatres (see the Apollo Victoria, Dominion, and Piccadilly as examples). The Savoy is a three tier theatre seating 1,100, with ornate decoration and...more
This theatre was opened in 1881 specifically to present the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. It was destroyed by a fire in 1990 and, after being restored to its 1920s Art Deco grandeur, it re-opened three years later. We have seen several productions here, including "Blithe Spirit," and this was the perfect setting for Noël Coward's classic play. The seats are comfortable and the auditorium is...more
The Savoy Theatre sits in the middle of The Strand and is currently recognisable by the giant 'NEVER FORGET' poster outside advertising the Take That musical. I'm ashamed to say that this was what drove me to visit The Savoy, I just can't get enough of those 1990's beats. Actually, it was for a friends birthday (if that reinstates any credibility) and we had a great time.
The theatre itself...more