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.

Full access guide available - check the info icon in the social media section.

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


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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


The Wheel


In the chaos of war, a man is banished and his daughter is left to wander. A rash decision by a woman to return the child to her father sparks an incredible journey across time, continents and war zones.


Previews from: Monday 21 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 26 October 2019



Upcoming shows


As You Like It


Rosalind is banished, and with her best friend Celia by her side, she journeys into exile. But not before catching the eye of love-struck Orlando, who is also forced from court into the dappled Forest of Arden.


Previews from: Saturday 26 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 18 January 2020



The Taming of the Shrew


In this radical take on Shakespeare's fierce and energetic comedy of gender, Baptista Minola is seeking to marry off her two sons, the sweet-tempered Bianco and the rebellious Katherine.


Previews from: Tuesday 5 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 18 January 2020



SUPERFAN: Nosedive


A child climbs onto an adult's shoulders and they look out. They see hope but also destruction. One generation after another reaches higher, sees further, hurtling toward a future they can't control.


Previews from: Thursday 7 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 16 November 2019



Measure for Measure


When a novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that nobody would believe her.


Previews from: Tuesday 12 November 2019

Closes: Thursday 16 January 2020



Heavy handed, we crush the moment


Dance, darkness and bass frequencies - Heavy handed, we crush the moment is an immersive experience, somewhere between a dreamscape, a meditation, a nightmare and a nightclub.


Previews from: Thursday 28 November 2019

Closes: Sunday 1 December 2019



Provok'd - A Restoration


Restoration Comedy collides with original rap and hip hop, challenging the parallels between a vicious and vibrant moment in theatrical history and a contemporary questioning of sexuality, gender politics and race.


Previews from: Friday 29 November 2019

Closes: Wednesday 4 December 2019



To the Moon and Back


For ages 3 months to 4 years and their parents/carers. Create imaginary worlds in this immersive, participatory experience inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.


Previews from: Friday 13 December 2019

Closes: Saturday 21 December 2019



Fleur Elise Noble: ROOMAN


A young woman only finds relief from the surroundings of her monotonous, monochrome existence when she meets a kangaroo man in her dreams. A rich tapestry of puppetry, projection, animation, dance, music and sound.


Previews from: Tuesday 14 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 18 January 2020



Nick Lehane: Chimpanzee


In this extraordinary and heartbreaking puppet play, a life-sized chimpanzee escapes the despair of her captive existence by piecing together memories of her childhood in a human home.


Previews from: Tuesday 21 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 25 January 2020



Peeping Tom: Child (Kind)


Between dance and physical theatre, Peeping Tom's shows astonish audiences with unsettling imagery, humour and phenomenal choreography that defies logic. This one explores perceptions of childhood.


Previews from: Wednesday 22 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 25 January 2020



Kiss & Cry Collective: Cold Blood


In this wonderfully whimsical production, the story of seven surprising deaths takes audiences into an array of scenarios that touch on the fleeting fragility of life.


Previews from: Wednesday 29 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 1 February 2020




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