UK – London – Phoenix Theatre

Dates: 1930 – present

Designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, Bertie Crewe and Cecil Masey, and built on the site of a Music Hall, the Alcazar, which was demolished in 1930.

 

 

Once – Get-In (March 2013)

Once – Get-Out (March 2015)

There are 1,012 seats over three levels: Stalls, Dress Circle and Upper Circle.

Past Productions

Chicago (26 March 2018 – )
The Exorcist (October 20 2017 to March 10 2018)
The Girls
(Feb 21 2017 – July 15 2017)
Dirty Dancing
(December 6 2016 – January 2017)
The Last Tango (September 22 2016 – November 2016)
Guys and Dolls ( to August 21 2016) transferred from the Savoy Theatre
Bend it Like Beckham (15 May 2015 – )
Once: The Musical (March 2013 – 21 March 2015) opening night: 9 April
Goodnight Mr Tom ( – January 2013)
Blood Brothers (November 1991 to November 10th 2012) 21 year run
Into the Woods (1990 – ?)
The Baker’s Wife (1989)
The Biograph Girl (19 November 1980 – December 1980)
Night and Day (8 November 1978 – 1979)
1966 – Refurbishment. The Noel Coward Bar opened by Noel Coward in 1969.
Love for Love (April 1943) starring John Gielgud
Harlequinade (8 September 1948 – ?) by Terence Rattigan
The Browning Version (1948)
Tonight at Eight Thirty (1936 – ?)
Private Lives (24 September 1930 – 20 December 1930) a limited run starring Noel Coward, Gertrude Lawrence, Adrienne Allen, Laurence Olivier (after a premiere at the Kings’ Theatre, Edinburgh on 18 August 1930)

Equipment

1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics: Strand LP board in FOH. Dimmers – 120; 3 presets; 6 groups. Circuits – FOH 36; Flies 49; Stage dips 11. Socket type – 15A BESA and 30A Reyrolle. Total capacity available – 300A on 3 phases. Special effects supply – 180A on 3 phases. Follow spots – 2 x Patt.265s in projection box. 

Archive equipment related to Phoenix Theatre over the years

  • LP / System LP (Luminous Preset) (Strand)
  • Grand Master Board (Strand)
  • Light Palette (Strand)
  • Patt.265 (Strand)
  • Location


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