Located in St Martin's Lane in the City of Westminster, the Duke of York's Theatre opened as the Trafalgar Square Theatre in 1892. However, its name was changed to Duke of York's in 1895 to honour the future King George V. Since then, the West End theatre has staged several acclaimed productions like Madame Butterfly, Peter Pan or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up, Summer and Smoke, and Rosmersholm, to name a few. Many talented actors including Charlie Chaplin, Sir Ian McKellen, Michael Gambon, and Orlando Bloom have performed here.

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About Duke of York's Theatre

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  • The Duke of York's Theatre has a seating capacity of 650 people — 363 Stalls, 129 Royal Circle and 158 Upper Circle. 
  • The Stalls have the best seats while the Royal Circle offers amazing unrestricted views of the stage.
  • Avoid sitting too close to the stage since it is high.
  • The seats at the back might offer obstructed views due to the overhang, which is why it is best to check the seating plan before booking.

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  • Bus: Take bus routes 24, 29 or 176 and get off at St. Martin’s Place (Stop K). The theatre is a few minutes walk from the bus stop.
  • Rail: Take a train to Charing Cross Station. The Duke of York's Theatre is a 10-minute walk from here.
  • Tube: Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines), Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line), and Charing Cross (Northern and Bakerloo lines) stations are the closest to the theatre. The Duke of York’s Theatre is a 5-7 minute walk from these stations.
  • Recommended Mode of Transport: Take the bus to St. Martin’s Place (Stop K) because the theatre is just a 3-minute walk from the stop.
  • Parking: If you’re travelling by car, you can park at the Q-Park Chinatown and Trafalgar Square car parks. Daily congestion charges apply.

Frequently Asked Questions About Duke of York's Theatre

Where is Duke of York's Theatre located?

The Duke of York's Theatre is located in St Martin's Lane in the City of Westminster, London.

How can I reach Duke of York's Theatre?

You can reach Duke of York's Theatre via train, bus, tube, or car. We recommend that you take the bus to St. Martin’s Place (Stop K) because the theatre is just a 3-minute walk from the stop.

What are the different types of shows and productions that are staged at the Duke of York's Theatre?

Duke of York's Theatre has staged several productions including musicals, plays, and other entertainment shows. A few notable ones include Eh Joe, In Celebration, Summer and Smoke, King Lear and others.

What are the seating options available at Duke of York's Theatre?

The theatre has a seating capacity of 650 people - 363 Stalls, 129 Royal Circle, and 158 Upper Circle.

Is Duke of York's Theatre accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes. Eventim Apollo is accessible to people with reduced mobility. The theatre offers various facilities and resources for disabled visitors, including wheelchair access, accessible toilets, guide dog allowance, hearing assistance and more.

How much do the Duke of York's Theatre tickets cost?

The price of the tickets depends on the show that you choose to watch and the timing of the same at the Duke of York's Theatre.

Where can I book my Duke of York's Theatre tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the Duke of York's Theatre online at London Theatre Tickets. You will get the best deals and discounts and all the information you need at your fingertips.

Are there any dining options available near Duke of York's Theatre?

Yes. There are many dining options available near the theatre like Fumo, The Marquis, Barrafina, Angus Steakhouse, and Chipotle, to name a few.

What are some of the things to do or attractions to explore near the Duke of York's Theatre?

You can explore a few attractions near the Duke of York’s Theatre before you go for a show. Some of them include The National Gallery, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, the Duke of York Monument, and St Lawrence Jewry, among others.

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