Where are the West End theatres?

By | Posted on 03-Feb-2019

Where are the West End theatres?

The West End is home to many theatres, with world-class, award-winning productions being performed to thousands of audience members night after night. Find out where the busiest streets in Theatreland are with our guide to where West End theatres are located and see if you can visit them all in one day!

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A guide to the locations of West End theatres

West End theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue

If you’re looking for a West End street that’s packed with theatres, there’s no better place to head than Shaftesbury Avenue. With six venues to catch a West End production, a trip to a theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue will mean you can see some of the longest-running productions in Theatreland or a newer show.

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Apollo TheatreEverybody’s Talking About JamieEverybody’s Talking About Jamie Tickets
Gielgud TheatreTo Kill a MockingbirdTo Kill a Mockingbird Tickets
Lyric Theatre
Palace TheatreHarry Potter and the Cursed ChildHarry Potter and the Cursed Child Tickets
Shaftesbury Theatre& Juliet& Juliet Tickets
Sondheim TheatreLes MiserablesLes Miserables Tickets

As one of the busiest West End streets, you’ll want to know all about London theatre as you walk down this theatrical avenue.

West End theatres on St Martin’s Lane

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Ambassadors TheatreThe Shark is BrokenThe Shark is Broken Tickets
Duke of York’s TheatreThe DoctorThe Doctor Tickets
London ColiseumHairsprayHairspray Tickets
Noel Coward TheatreDEAR EVAN HANSEN DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tickets
St Martin’s TheatreThe MousetrapThe Mousetrap Tickets

West End theatres on Charing Cross Road

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Garrick TheatreCity of AngelsCity of Angels Tickets
Phoenix TheatreCome From AwayCome From Away Tickets
Wyndham’s TheatreLife of PiLife of Pi Tickets

West End theatres near Charing Cross Road

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Cambridge TheatreMatilda the MusicalMatilda the Musical Tickets
Prince Edward TheatreMary PoppinsMary Poppins Tickets

West End theatres on The Strand

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Adelphi TheatreHello, Dolly!Hello, Dolly! Tickets
Savoy TheatreSunday in the Park with GeorgeSunday in the Park with George Tickets
Vaudeville TheatreMagic Goes WrongMagic Goes Wrong Tickets

West End theatres on Haymarket

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Harold Pinter TheatreThe WatsonsThe Watsons Tickets
Her Majesty’s TheatreThe Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom of the Opera Tickets
Theatre Royal HaymarketOnly Fools and Horses The MusicalOnly Fools and Horses: The Musical Tickets

West End theatres on Aldwych

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Aldwych TheatreTina the MusicalTina the Musical Tickets
Novello TheatreMamma Mia!Mamma Mia! Tickets

West End theatres near Catherine Street

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Duchess TheatreThe Play That Goes WrongThe Play That Goes Wrong Tickets
Fortune TheatreThe Woman in BlackThe Woman in Black Tickets
Lyceum TheatreThe Lion KingThe Lion King Tickets
Theatre Royal Drury LaneFrozen the MusicalTheatre Royal Drury Lane

West End theatres near Victoria

Slightly away from the hubbub of Theatreland, there are two impressive theatres close by to Victoria train station, with these shows entertaining thousands of audience members each night.

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Apollo Victoria TheatreWickedWicked Tickets
Victoria Palace TheatreHamiltonHamilton Tickets

West End theatres near Trafalgar Square

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Playhouse TheatreA Doll’s HouseA Doll’s House Tickets
Trafalgar Studios

West End theatres near Piccadilly Circus

There are many theatres in and around the Piccadilly Circus area, often regarded as a place that tourists need to visit during their stay in the capital.

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Criterion Theatre
Piccadilly TheatrePretty Woman: The MusicalPretty Woman: The Musical Tickets
Prince of Wales TheatreThe Book of MormonThe Book of Mormon Tickets

West End theatres near Holborn

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Dominion TheatreThe Prince of EgyptThe Prince of Egypt Tickets
Gillian Lynne TheatreCinderellaCinderella Tickets

Other West End theatres in London

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London PalladiumJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Tickets
Old VicLocal HeroLocal Hero Tickets
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