This workshop offers a toolbox of practical, actor-centred approaches to Shakespeare’s famous soliloquys, exploring various ways to unlock the structure, meaning, poetry and meter of Shakespeare’s speeches. ... Read more >>
This workshop offers a toolbox of practical, actor-centred approaches to Shakespeare’s famous soliloquys, exploring various ways to unlock the structure, meaning, poetry and meter of Shakespeare’s speeches. You will discover how to find clues within the text that reveal character psychology and how to combine and balance Shakespeare’s intentions with interpretive choices. This workshop will suit anyone with a love of Shakespeare, you do not have to be an actor to take part.
Experience of performing Shakespeare is not required.
Playhouse Theatre Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Please contact the Access Champion if you would like a copy of this.
There are 3 steps into foyer through double doors - a ramp is available. The Box Office is to your left. There are no further steps into Stalls seating, 28 steps to the Dress Circle and 82 steps to the Upper Circle. Staircases have highlights and handrails. There is hard flooring in the foyer for wheeled traffic. The theatre is open 45 minutes before the performance, and the auditorium 30 minutes before. There are wheelchair spaces at rows G and J in the Stalls - a companion can sit in next to the customer. There are a further 6 transfer spaces available. Scooters & wheelchairs will be stored in rear stalls. There are bars in the foyer, basement, dress and upper circles.
There is currently no Sound Amplification System in place at the venue. Please contact The Playhouse directly for more information on accessible performances. The venue can be reached on 0207 925 7730.
Guide dogs are permitted in the auditorium at the end of a row in the stalls. Staff are happy to dog sit during the performance.
There is an access toilet in the foyer, adapted for wheelchair use. Non-adapted toilets are in the Basement Bar, Dress Circle, and Upper Circle.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7631 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Groups Bookings: 020 7206 1174
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.
Open until time of show at 8pm but stop advance bookings after 7pm