Palace Theatre Seating Plan
Palace Theatre on the Map
How to get there: (5mins) Take Charing Cross Road until you reach the crossroads with Shaftesbury Avenue.
109-113 Shaftesbury Avenue
Buses: 14, 19, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176
Nearest Underground: Leicester Square
Designed by Colcutt and Holloway, and built by Richard D'Oyly Carte, The Palace theatre started out as a opera house on 31st January 1891, with a production of "Ivanhoe".
Following a short transitional period, the theatre was let, in May 1892 to Henry E. Abbey and Maurice Grau who staged a Sarah Bernhardt season, including dramas such as "Cleopatre", "Leah", "La Tosca", "Frou Frou", and "Phedre".
The Palace theatre London underwent several changes of ownership, before finally gaining recognition as a variety house (and production theatre).