The Playhouse Theatre

The Playhouse Theatre, originally known as the Royal Avenue Theatre, opened in 1882. The Theatre closed for refurbishment in 1905 and reopened under its current name in 1907. The venue staged the premier of George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man and has hosted WS Gilbert, Gladys Cooper, The Almeida Theatre Company, The Peter Hall Company and Janet McTeer.

The Playhouse Theatre exclusives
Sat 7 Dec 2019 - Sat 29 Feb 2020

Cyrano de Bergerac

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of De Bergerac - or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?
10 Jun - 5 Sep 2020

A Doll's House

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain makes her West End debut in a version of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House by Frank McGuiness.