One of West End’s most iconic theatres, Lyceum Theatre is located on Wellington Street. Built in 1765, the theatre has undergone many transformations over the years and is known for its beautiful façade and interiors. Whether it be Shakespearean plays or contemporary musicals, Lyceum Theatre has seen it all, over the years. But in recent times, it has gained immense popularity for its mega-hit musical from Disney’s arsenal, The Lion King. The theatre’s rich history and importance in the world of the theatrical arts make it one of the most historic theatre venues in the world.

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About Lyceum Theatre

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  • The Lyceum Theatre can seat up to 2,100 people across three levels — Stalls, Royal Circle and Grand Circle. The Stalls section is on the level of the stage and right in front. 
  • The Royal Circle and Grand Circle are both elevated sections that provide a view of the stage from above. 
  • Some seats in the rear portion of the Stalls section and Royal Circle may have restricted views due to the overhangs of the level above them. 
  • The front centre rows of the two Circles are still considered good seats because of the rake.

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  • Bus: The Lyceum Theatre in London has several bus routes with stops nearby, such as 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, and 139.
  • Tube: The closest stations to Lyceum Theatre are Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern Lines).
  • Train: The nearest train station to the Lyceum Theatre is Charing Cross. Waterloo and Embankment are also nearby.
  • Recommended mode of transport: Taking the Tube to reach the Lyceum Theatre is highly recommended. Covent Garden station on the Piccadilly Line is the closest Tube stop to the Lyceum Theatre.
  • Parking: Q-Park is the official parking partner for Lyceum Theatre, London. The nearest one is in China Town, 20 Newport Pl, London, W1D 5QL. There are several other parking spots nearby, including the NCP Car Park on Drury Lane.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lyceum Theatre

Where is Lyceum Theatre located?

The Lyceum Theatre is located in the City of Westminster, on Wellington Street. It can be found just off the Strand in central London.

How can I reach Lyceum Theatre?

You can reach Lyceum Theatre via train, bus, tube, or car.

What are the different types of shows and productions that are staged at the Lyceum Theatre?

Lyceum Theatre has staged several productions including musicals, ballet, plays, and operas. A few notable ones include Macbeth, Hamlet, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Lion King, among others.

What are the different seating options available at the Lyceum Theatre?

There are 3 seating sections at the Lyceum Theatre in London — Stalls, Royal Circle and Grand Circle. The Royal Circle and the Grand Circle are the two elevated sections that provide great views of the stage from above while the Stalls section is on the same level as the stage.

Is Lyceum Theatre accessible to people with special needs?

Yes. The Lyceum Theatre is accessible to people with special needs - with assistive hearing systems, wheelchair-access, captioned performances, and more!

How much do the Lyceum 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 Lyceum Theatre.

Where can I book my Lyceum Theatre tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the Lyceum 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 Lyceum Theatre?

Yes. There are quite a few dining options available near Lyceum Theatre such as The Ivy Market Grill, Flat Iron and more.

What are some of the things to do or attractions to explore near the Lyceum Theatre?

There are quite a few attractions near Lyceum Theatre that you can explore before you go for a show. Some of these include the Jubilee Market, London Transport Museum, Covent Garden, The Courtauld Gallery and more.

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