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


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Upcoming shows


Medea

After involuntary confinement in a psychiatric hospital, Anna, once a successful doctor, is determined to put things right. Willing to forgive her husband's affair with a younger woman, she wants a fresh start with him and their children.

Previews from: Wednesday 6 March 2019
Closes: Saturday 9 March 2019

Orestes

A brother and sister face a death sentence for the murder of their mother. Disenfranchised and without shelter, they hatch a terrible plot to alter their fate.

Previews from: Friday 22 March 2019
Closes: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Grief is the Thing with Feathers

In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness.

Previews from: Monday 25 March 2019
Closes: Saturday 13 April 2019

A Family Outing - 20 Years On

Twenty years after bringing her parents onstage in the sublime A Family Outing, Ursula Martinez attempts to recreate the show, without her Dad, and with a mother who can no longer remember her lines.

Previews from: Wednesday 27 March 2019
Closes: Saturday 30 March 2019

Rooms

Ushered into a series of five realistic spaces, housing clues to the character once confined within their walls, you'll hear haunting accounts of solitude as part of an immersive theatre installation.

Previews from: Thursday 11 April 2019
Closes: Friday 19 April 2019

Avalanche: A Love Story

Julia and new husband long for a child together. Enough to gather their courage and explore IVF treatment. As she navigates a successful career, her witty and lyrical observations form a real-life account of the making and breaking of her dreams.

Previews from: Saturday 27 April 2019
Closes: Saturday 18 May 2019

Four Quartets

Celebrated New York-based choreographer Pam Tanowitz taps into Eliot's four-part poem, a mysterious meditation on past and present, time and space, movement and stillness, replete with images of dance.

Previews from: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Closes: Saturday 25 May 2019

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

The London Merchant, a drama about dysfunctional families begins. But suddenly, from the audience, a grocer and his wife clamber onto the stage, explaining to the astonished actors that while they quite like the play, it could be a bit better.

Previews from: Wednesday 5 June 2019
Closes: Saturday 8 June 2019

The Damned (Les Damnés)

Luchino Visconti's screenplay is the springboard for a ceaselessly creative production, which follows a family of German industrialists - the corrupt and debauched Essenbeck clan.

Previews from: Wednesday 19 June 2019
Closes: Tuesday 25 June 2019

Jesus Christ Superstar

Following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical' (Guardian) returns to London for a limited season.

Previews from: Thursday 4 July 2019
Closes: Saturday 24 August 2019


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