The Sondheim Theatre is a renowned theatre located on Shaftesbury Avenue in London's Theatreland, AKA West End. Originally known as the Queen's Theatre, the venue was renamed in honour of the legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim in 2019. The Sondheim Theatre has hosted some of the most successful productions in recent years, including The Hobbit, Les Misérables, and Les Miserables: The Staged Concert. With its prime location and world-class facilities, the Sondheim Theatre remains one of the most popular destinations for theatre-goers in London.

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About Sondheim Theatre

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  • The Sondheim Theatre has a total of 1122 seats. 
  • They are distributed across different sections, namely the Stalls - with 478 seats, Dress Circle - with 326 seats, and Grand Circle - with 318 seats.

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Getting There
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  • Train: Charing Cross Station is the closest to the railway station.
  • Tube: Piccadilly Circus is the closest tube station to the theatre. Both the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines stop here. Leicester Square tube station is about a 7-minute walk from the theatre. This is served by the Northern and Piccadilly lines.
  • Bus: Bus routes 14, 19 and 38 stop close to the theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue. You can also find the routes 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159 and 453 around Piccadilly Circus. They have multiple stops on Regent Street and Piccadilly Circus.
  • Parking: The nearest car park is the 24hr Q Park Chinatown Car Park (20 Newport Place, WC2H 7PR).

Frequently Asked Questions About Sondheim Theatre

Where is Sondheim Theatre located?

The Sondheim Theatre is located at Shaftesbury Ave in London, United Kingdom.

How can I reach Sondheim Theatre?

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

What seating options are available at Sondheim Theatre and is it accessible for those with disabilities?

The theatre offers a range of seating options, including standard, premium, and restricted-view seats. It is fully accessible for those with disabilities, with wheelchair spaces and companion seats available.

What types of shows and productions can I expect to see at Sondheim Theatre?

Sondheim Theatre stages a variety of productions, including musicals, plays, and concerts. Some prominent productions are Passion, The Lady in the Van, and Wonderful Town, among others.

What are the ticket prices for shows at Sondheim Theatre and how can I book tickets?

Ticket prices vary depending on the show and the seat you choose.

Where can I book my Sondheim Theatre tickets?

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

Yes. There are quite a few dining options available near Sondheim Theatre such as Opera Tavern, Balthazar and more.

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

There are quite a few attractions near Sondheim Theatre that you can explore before you go for a show. Some of these include Churchill War Rooms, National Gallery, the British Museum, The Steam Dreams Rail Co, Westminster Abbey and more.