Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre Seating Plan

Palace Theatre

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).