Over 100 years old and gleaming with Edwardian Baroque architecture, the Aldwych Theatre is a prime hotspot of London’s theatre scene. It was built as a pair of the Novello Theatre, then called the Waldorf Theatre, and is part of London’s 38 West End Theatres...
Aldwych has become famous for its laudatory productions of dramas, comedies, and musicals through the years. If you too are a lover of drama or comedy theatre pieces, it’s time you plan a visit to this famed West End Theatre.
But before you do that, make sure to check out the list of current productions and upcoming shows below and book yourself a seat!
Aldwych Theatre: A Spot That Has Made History!
Since its establishment, the Aldwych Theatre has been the seat of some rare, high-quality historical plays. In 1925, the Aldwych Theatre staged a series of twelves farces written by Ben Travers. These quickly gained popularity and critical acclaim and, even today, are known as “The Aldwych Farces.”
In 1949, another memorable production was staged at the Aldwych. This production, an adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, was directed by Laurence Olivier and received immense acclaim.
The Aldwych made history once more in 1960 when it became the seat of the Royal Shakespeare Company for a whopping 20 years. During their time at the Aldwych, the Royal Shakespeare Company produced hit numbers, including The Wars of the Roses, Nicholas Nickelby, The Greeks, etc.
Grab a Seat to an Experience of a Lifetime
The Aldwych Theatre can seat 1200 people in seats distributed across 3 levels. These levels are called the Stalls, Dress Circle, and the Grand Circle. According to visitors, Dress Circle has the most seats with a good view of the stage, but the other levels are a delight too.
While 1200 might seem like a large number, tickets sell out really quickly. As the theatre has produced shows like Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage, Top Hat, Beautiful, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, tickets have been sold in no time.
Scroll below and see the upcoming Aldwych Theatre shows and their schedules. Then, hit that “Book Now” button immediately! If you too are hoping to catch a show in this gorgeous theatre while in London, don’t wait until the last minute or you’ll be disappointed.