Charing Cross Road
The Phoenix Theatre originally opened in 1930 with a neoclassical exterior married to an ornate interior. The auditorium is modelled on traditional Italian theatre design, incorporating classical touches such as golden engraves, red seats, carpet and curtains. The theatre also features decorated ceilings and sculpted wooden doors throughout. Throughout its 93 year history the theatre has seen some famous performers including Laurence Olivier and Cuba Gooding Jr. In recent years it has played host to the highly successful and critically acclaimed show, Come From Away.
Where is the Phoenix Theatre?
Phoenix Theatre is located in London’s world famous theatre district, the West End. Situated on one of the West End’s busiest roads, Charing Cross Road, the theatre is easily accessible via a variety of transport means. Find out more about getting to the Phoenix Theatre.
How big is the Phoenix Theatre?
The auditorium at the Phoenix Theatre has a seating capacity of 1,028, making it suitable to host bigger productions but also intimate enough for more dramatic shows!
How old is the Phoenix Theatre?
The theatre opened its doors for the first time in 1930. Over the years it has hosted some of theatre's most famous practitioners including Noel Coward, Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz. Find out more about the Phoenix Theatre’s history.