Barbican Theatre


Barbican Theatre entrance, London.

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Theatres


Barbican Theatre - seats 1156
The Pit - seats 200
Silk Street Theatre - seats 308
Milton Court Theatre - seats 223
Milton Court Studio Theatre - seats 128

Telephone




Box office: 020 7638 8891

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Location


Address:
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS

Council: City of London

Region: London

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Transport


Tube:
Barbican (Metropolitan, Hammersmith and City, Circle)
Moorgate (Metropolitan, Hammersmith and City, Circle, Northern)

Train:
Moorgate

Buses:

Stop:

Silk Street


Day no:
153


Night no:
-

Access information


General

Assistance dogs may be taken into the auditoria or left with a member of staff.

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Wheelchair access

Adapted toilets are provided on Levels -2, -1, G, 1, 2, 3 & 4.

All venues have seating for wheelchair users - inform box office of your requirements when booking.

Three wheelchairs for visitor use, subject to availability. You can prebook by calling the Box Office on 020 7638 8891, or request one on arrival.

Visual assistance

LSO: large print programmes are available on the night of the concert and can be obtained from the Level -1 Box Office.

Hearing assistance

An induction loop is provided in the Concert Hall and Cinema. Visitors with hearing aids can make use of this facility by switching their hearing aid to the 'T' position. A radio network system is provided in the Theatre and Pit - visitors with hearing impairments may benefit from this facility. Headsets can be collected from Theatre Stalls Right prior to performance.

Current shows


Périclès, Prince de Tyr

To save his life, Pericles must navigate stormy seas, pirates, brothels, incest, shipwrecks, human traffickers and tournaments. But as the fireworks dim, and chaos resolves, loss and love reveal themselves.

Previews from: Friday 6 April 2018
Closes: Saturday 21 April 2018

Steps Back in Time

Portrays the unravelling world of a solidly middle-class family whose aspirations are thwarted by events outside their control, leaving them with not much more than primal survival instincts.

Previews from: Wednesday 18 April 2018
Closes: Saturday 21 April 2018

The Encounter

This is the true story of National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre lost in a remote area of Brazil in 1969, leading to a startling encounter that is to change his life forever.

Previews from: Saturday 14 April 2018
Closes: Saturday 5 May 2018

Upcoming shows


Sarah Kane's Crave

Investigates dark and potent themes including rape, addiction and instability, in an enigmatic new production that combines dance and spoken word.

Previews from: Thursday 10 May 2018
Closes: Sunday 13 May 2018

Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)

Combining a Dr Strangelove-inspired performance with a daring forum for public conversation, the show explores ageing, anxiety, hidden desires and how to look forward when the future is uncertain.

Previews from: Tuesday 15 May 2018
Closes: Saturday 19 May 2018

Smack That (a conversation)

Beverly is having a party and you are one of her guests. There are games, drinks, shared conversation, energetic dance and heartbreaking moments as she bravely gives a raw and honest account of surviving an abusive relationship.

Previews from: Tuesday 12 June 2018
Closes: Saturday 16 June 2018

The Town Hall Affair

Draws on experimental techniques to delve into the revolutionary fervour of 1970s' feminist thinking, and lets us consider who we were then and who we have become.

Previews from: Thursday 21 June 2018
Closes: Sunday 24 June 2018

Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret

Barry Humphries is the masterfully seasoned emcee and cabaret diva Meow Meow the chanteuse in this risqué, sophisticated and seductive tribute to the jazz-infused music of the Weimar Republic.

Previews from: Wednesday 11 July 2018
Closes: Sunday 29 July 2018

We Know Not What We May Be

There's never been greater urgency for change. But what shape could this take and who will be in charge? This work asks if human ingenuity can restore our relationship to each other and the planet.

Previews from: Wednesday 5 September 2018
Closes: Sunday 9 September 2018

Blak Whyte Gray

Fierce, bold and affecting, this galvanising hip-hop dance triple bill reflects themes of identity, oppression and transcendence in a performance of pure physical poetry.

Previews from: Wednesday 12 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 15 September 2018

Marathon

A man on the front line of a conflict between two countries is told by his general to relay a message to the king. The journey he takes and the people he meets along the way lead him to question his faith in the mission.

Previews from: Thursday 20 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 29 September 2018

Memorial

Out of the darkness, a vast field of bodies emerges. At the centre of this universe, a woman stands as storyteller, her voice conveying the voice of a god, of the elements, of time itself, and of a thousand lives caught in visceral moments of war.

Previews from: Thursday 27 September 2018
Closes: Sunday 30 September 2018

The Malady of Death (La Maladie de la mort)

In a hotel room by the sea, a man waits. The woman comes at night, only ever at night, and is permitted neither to speak nor to resist. Anything he wants, she must do. The cost doesn't matter. He wants to learn how to love, what it is to feel again.

Previews from: Wednesday 3 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 6 October 2018

Macbeth

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.

Previews from: Monday 15 October 2018
Closes: Friday 18 January 2019

Concert

Two artists united by a deep appreciation of tradition yet compelled by their desire to break it apart: Colin Dunne takes on the 'undanceable' music of the enigmatic Tommie Potts (1912-1988).

Previews from: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 October 2018

Romeo and Juliet

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.

Previews from: Friday 2 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 19 January 2019

Imagined Touch

Shares the humour, grief, beauty and profound isolation of lives as deafblind artists. After a short introductory film, you'll be provided with individual headphones and goggles, then guided through to an unseen promenade installation.

Previews from: Wednesday 7 November 2018
Closes: Sunday 11 November 2018

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Down on his luck in the suburbs, Sir John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.

Previews from: Friday 7 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 5 January 2019

Wolfgang

Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist.

Previews from: Wednesday 12 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 22 December 2018


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