Barbican Theatre

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The Barbican Theatre in London offers an exciting international programme of theatre, dance and music, with regular talks and special festivals, often with the other venues at the Barbican. Read More

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The Barbican Theatre in London offers an exciting international programme of theatre, dance and music, with regular talks and special festivals, often with the other venues at the Barbican.

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Barbican Theatre

Address
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7628 3351
Email

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 16 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Barbican Theatre

4.0 out of 5
24 July 2017
by Alan J V.

I'll be honest and say that I'm not a regular theater goer for plays. We don't have may good ones in Phoenix, comparatively speaking. But when I saw Jude Law was starring in Obsession, I decided I had to go to a London play at least once in my life.

I did enjoy the play. It was very good.

I enjoyed the venue even more. I wish I could have explored more of the center during my stay. It is a... more

5.0 out of 5
02 December 2014
by Harvey A.

This is a review of The Barbican Theater (live stage), not the Barbican Cinema (the movie theatre). They are not the same space.

The Barbican is a grand, but newer theatre. It is not deep, but very high with multiple balconies. The orchestra seats we had were more like a half back couch with arms. So roomy and comfortable. The sound system is excellent and moves you to your gut. That's oh so... more

4.0 out of 5
21 April 2018
by Nickie C.

Despite 20 years in London and enjoying the theatre, I'd never found myself at the Barbican Theatre, and that's a shame as it's really quite good!

The seats are comfortable, there's enough leg room, and the doors on the sides of the rows close automatically, which totally tickled me.

I didn't much enjoy the production we were seeing (Coraline opera) but despite being on the end of a row, I... more

3.0 out of 5
28 April 2015
by JP H.

These comments are related to the Barbican THEATRE not the CINEMA, although I have visited both spaces.

It was good to see on a recent return visit to London that the Barbican maintains its high and discerning standards on what to offer theatre audiences. However, the surrounding facility is still trapped in 1960's/70's Brutalist architecture nightmares, and seems unlikely to be upgraded in... more

4.0 out of 5
02 January 2015
by Ana T.

I went to see the ballet for NYE. This is my 1st NYE @ the ballet & in London. I decided to purchase tickets at the last minute and feared no seats might be available but THEY WERE AVAILABLE!

I enjoyed myself. The ballerinas danced to music from "The Nutcracker" and they also performed to music inspired by "The Black Swan" & "The White Swan" The London Concert Orchestra did an amazing job.... more

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