Queens theatre london

The stunning Queen’s Theatre has quite a large auditorium with a huge occupancy of 1065 and spread across three levels as Stalls, Dress Circle and Upper Circle. Positioned in the Shaftesbury Avenue, which is one of the most popular streets of London Theatre. It occupies some of the most famous London theatres. The area is popular amongst the visitors as have huge options for eating, drinking and entertainment.

Soho is situated nearby and having extensive range of bars and restaurants. For those who are looking for lip smacking Chinese eateries then go to China Town. Piccadiy Circus and Leicester Square are at a walking distance of theatre. You can also stroll around Covent Garden having a huge array shops, museums and theatres. Positioned at an accessible location, Queen’s Theatre can be accessed via various modes of commutation such as tubes, buses, taxis or cars.

Hearing loop infra-red system is installed in the theatre with the availability of 12 headsets for each performance. In the year 1907, Queen’s Theatre marked its opening. It was intended as a twin for the famous Gielgud Theatre. W G R Sprague designed both the buildings.

The magnificent Queen’s Theatre has been designed with Edwardian Renaissance style featuring impressive façade. The theatre had a slow start with poorly received play The Sugar Bowl and later the venue became the topmost place for some of the most successful shows such as Tango Teas, Potash and Perlmutter and The Fanatics. Queen’s Theatre also witnessed classic Shakespearean and Restoration drama and some of top most acting talents like John Gielgud, Fred Astaire, Kenneth Branagh, Marlene Dietrich, Alec Guinness, Laurence Olivier, Basil Rathbone and Maggie Smith.

Some of the notable productions at the Queen’s Theatre in the recent times are The Hobbit, Contact, The Rocky Horror Show, Cyberjam, The Taming of the Shrew and The Tamer Tamed and the 2004 classic musical Les Miserables

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