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


Titus Andronicus

Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss. He relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt world.

Previews from: Thursday 7 December 2017
Closes: Friday 19 January 2018

Julius Caesar

Caesar returns from war, an all-conquering hero, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. Although Brutus loves Caesar, he is persuaded to kill him for the greater good, and like all conspirators loses control of the consequences.

Previews from: Friday 24 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 20 January 2018

Antony & Cleopatra

Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he neglects his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt.

Previews from: Thursday 30 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 20 January 2018

Upcoming shows


Smile upon Us, Lord

Efraim, an elderly stonecutter, journeys from his shtetl to Vilnius when he learns his son is awaiting trial for the attempted assassination of the governor-general there. The perilous pilgrimage of three everyday men conveys a universal human story.

Previews from: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 3 March 2018

Coraline

Coraline opens a mysterious door in her parents' home to discover an Other World. It is inhabited by her Other Mother and Other Father, who have buttons instead of eyes. Everything seems better in the Other World - to start with, at least.

Previews from: Thursday 29 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 7 April 2018

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

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


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