Southwark Playhouse


Southwark Playhouse, London, photographed from the street in front of the building.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015


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Management


Artistic director: Chris Smyrnios
General manager: Alys Mayer

Theatres


The Large - seats 240
The Little - seats 120

Telephone



Box office: 020 7407 0234

Email


Access: Send Mail

Admin: Send Mail

Location


Address:
77-85 Newington Causeway
London SE1 6BD

Council: Southwark

Region: London

Location map for Southwark Playhouse

Transport


Tube:
Borough (Northern)
Elephant and Castle (Bakerloo, Northern)

Train:
Elephant and Castle

Buses:

Stop:

Elephant & Castle/ Newington causeway


Day no:
35, 40, 133, 136, 333, 343, C10


Night no:
N35, N133, N343

Access information


General

Assistance dogs are welcome in the auditorium, request an aisle seat when you arrive at the theatre.

Alternatively staff are happy to dog sit for you.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.


Click the image below to go there.


Access link for this theatre


Wheelchair access

There is ground level access to all areas of the theatre and there are accessible toilets.

There are a maximum of 2 wheelchair spaces available in the auditorium (usually along the front row).

When you collect your tickets notify a member of staff if you wish to transfer to a theatre seat.

Hearing assistance

STAGETEXT Captioned Performances are available - check schedule for details.

Hearing dogs welcome in the auditorium - request an aisle seat when you book. Alternatively staff are happy to dog sit for you.

Current shows


Once On This Island


A captivating calypso-flavoured re-telling of the Little Mermaid fairy tale.


Previews from: Friday 9 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 31 August 2019



Upcoming shows


Dogfight


It's November 21, 1963. On the night before their deployment to Vietnam, three young Marines set out for one final boys' night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble.


Previews from: Wednesday 28 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 31 August 2019



How Love Is Spelt


Peta is new in town and ready for whatever London has to throw at her. She's looking for romance, for friendship, for exciting people to lead her on big adventures.


Previews from: Wednesday 4 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 28 September 2019



Preludes


Sergei Rachmaninoff has it all; world-wide fame from a single composition by the age of 19, commissioned to write his first symphony at 20 and engaged to the love of his life, Natalya. But at 21 he is crippled with a depressive paranoia and anxiety.


Previews from: Friday 6 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 12 October 2019



Great Expectations


A chance meeting with a convict on Christmas Eve, a decaying house full of secrets and an orphan's life transformed by an anonymous benefactor. Great Expectations is a coming of age tale with love and class at its centre.


Previews from: Friday 18 October 2019

Closes: Thursday 28 November 2019



Frankenstein


The world premiere of a fast-paced and emotionally gripping modern adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic gothic thriller exploring Artificial Intelligence, emotional learning and what it means to be post-human.


Previews from: Saturday 26 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 30 November 2019



Shook


Instead of GCSEs, Cain, Riyad and Jonjo got sentences. Locked up in a young offenders' institution, they trade sweets, chat shit, kill time - and await fatherhood.


Previews from: Wednesday 30 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019




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