Gillian Lynne Theatre
The Gillian Lynne Theatre (previously New London Theatre) is one of the newest theatres on the West End, opened in 1973. It was built on a site that has held a theatre since Elizabethan times...
From 1919 to 1965, The Gillian Lynne Theatre was called the Winter Garden Theatre. It was refurbished and reopened as the New London Theatre in 1973. It was also used as a television studio, and for two years in the 1970s, it was the home of Masters Snooker.
Even today, the Gillian Lynne Theatre is famous for its one of a kind, high-quality productions. So if you're in the mood to see one of these, book your tickets now!
Fabulous Performances to Make Your Day
After its opening in 1973, the Gillian Lynn Theatre became home to a production of Weber's Cats. The show became the longest-running production in the West End, concluding in 2002.
The theatre has since held Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and a musical adaption of the 2003 film School of Rock. It has also produced Gone with the Wind, Cinderella, and Show Boat - the last two of which have been relatively recent.
It has also housed the transfer of the National Theatre's immensely successful production of War Horse. The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of King Lear, starring Ian McKellen and directed by Trevor Nunn, is another unique number to have taken the stage at Gillian Lynne.
Even today, such high-class and well-known theatre productions keep happening at the Gillian Lynne. And if you love theatre, you should see one of these whenever you're in London.
The Gillian Lynne Theatre was renamed by Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group in 2018. It is the first London theatre to be named after a woman.
Dame Gillian Lynne began her career as a ballerina, performing her first significant solo on her 20th birthday at the Royal Opera House's opening. She became a renowned dancer in the West End, performing in major musicals such as Can Can at the London Coliseum.
This West End Theatre was Named after her to honour her achievements and excellence. And to continue supporting her spirit, the theatre regularly supports upcoming actors and directors; staging indie plays from time to time.
Book Your Tickets for a Day of Fun!
Getting a show ticket at the Gillian Lynne Theatre has more than one perk. If you have a chance to go there, roam around to see the theatre's in-house cabaret venue, basement nightclub, shops, and the residential tower.
There's even an underground car park facility available, which will surely make your visit much more convenient.
So what are you waiting for? Select a seat for yourself from the list below and be prepared to have fun!