The Duke Of York's Theatre
- Box office 0845 505 8500
- General enquiries 0844 871 7627
- Website www.theambassadors.com/dukeofyorks
Opened in 1892 as the Trafalgar Square Theatre, architect Walter Emden's creation took on its present day moniker three years later, in a burst of patriotic loyalty to the future King George V. In 1904 it hosted the premiere of JM Barrie's Peter Pan.
The theatre is the London headquarters of its owner, the Ambassador Theatre Group. Its Grade II listed design accommodates 640 seats. The nearest Tube stations are Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly/Bakerloo), Leicester Square (Piccadilly/Northern) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo/Northern), which also transfers to surface rail.
The nearest bus stops are served by routes 24, 29 or 176.
- Provides: Wheelchair access
- Open since: 1892
There are 2 events at this location
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- Directed by: Sean Foley
- Written by: Ronald Harwood
Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith star in Ronald Harwood's backstage drama about an ageing Shakespearean actor, who refuses to take to the stage to deliver his King Lear, and the dutiful assistant, who must cajole another towering performance from the disgruntled thespian. Directed by Sean Foley.
Sat 3 Dec
The Glass Menagerie
- Directed by: John Tiffany
- Written by: Tennessee Williams (book)
Director John Tiffany revives his critically acclaimed staging of the autobiographical drama by Tennessee Williams for American Repertory Theater. Tony Award-winner Cherry Jones stars as the domineering former southern belle, who enlists the help of her son to find a husband for her emotionally fragile daughter. Michael…