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Top 5 reviews of Playhouse Theatre
Had the pleasure of attending London's Playhouse Theatre to see the award-winning screenplay, 1984. Back for a limited time and honored I had the opportunity to enjoy it at such a nice venue. The outside lights were shining bright with a sign tailored in the show's namesake. The interior was cozy, filled with comfortable seating & great views. Staff was pleasant; accommodating and friendly.... more
I saw Glengarry Glen Ross at Playhouse earlier this month. The theater is small, so you should have a good seat no matter what.
I ordered my ticket just a couple hours before the show, and had no issues picking it up at will call. Seating was comfortable, and the staff members I spoke with were friendly. You can also check the TKTS booth - discounted tickets for the show I was seeing were... more
I'm rather surprised to discover that I've been to this theatre twice, once to see Spamalot, and the second time to see 1984. It seems to be one of those theatres that sits just outside of Theatreland, just under the railbridge that heads into Charring Cross Station. It's a nice theatre, and the staff are quite friendly as well, though I note that they prefer that we use card as opposed to... more
Summary based on one evening play:
-picked up a same day ticket at Tkts for An Inspector Calls
-good sight lines, acoustics, and temperature control
-seating was tighter than some in terms of leg room
-not exactly in the heart of the theatre district more
Somewhat away from most of the major West End theatres, The Playhouse is situated on a nice stop at the end of Northumberland Avenue on the Thames Embankment. For a while it was home to the BBC, who recorded live shows here. It returned to being a fully functioning theatre in 1987.
The theatre has a seating capacity of almost 800 seats. I have seen many productions here over the years. I've... more