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Welcome to the Kings Theatre Portsmouth, one of the premier theatres and cultural venues on the South Coast.
About the Kings Theatre Portsmouth
Built in 1907, the Kings Theatre is one of two beautiful Frank Matcham theatres in the city. With a seating capacity of up to 1,600 it is also one of the biggest venues in Portsmouth, playing host to a wide and varied range of West-End touring performances, world-class dance, live music, concerts and amateur productions.
Over the past 100+ years, the Kings Theatre has seen performances from some of the biggest and most famous names in theatre and film, including Noel Coward, Sean Connery, Ivor Novello and many more.
Shows and Productions at the Kings Theatre
In recent years, performances at the Kings Theatre have included West-End touring productions of Chicago, Avenue Q, The Woman in Black, Grease and Joseph and His Technicolour Dreamcoat.
2016's programme of productions and shows promises to be one of the best yet, with highlights including Footloose the Musical, Moscow City Ballet, Gangsta Granny, American Idiot, Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story and Dirty Dancing. And not forgetting the Kings Theatre's traditional family pantomime which for 2016 will be Jack and The Beanstalk.
Exhibitions and Art at the Kings Theatre
As well as a fantastic programme of performances and productions, the Kings Theatre invites artists from around the world into their space to curate themed exhibitions throughout the year. Past exhibitions have included a First World War exhibition to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, a two-week residency of four artists from Beijing, and an exhibition of contemporary British artist, Marc Quinn.
If you've ever wanted to tread the boards, why not go behind-the-scenes at one of the Kings Theatre's regular tours, where you will discover parts of the theatre that members of the public don't usually get to see.
What's On at the Kings Theatre
- No Smoking Attraction
- Facility for service dogs
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Ramp/Level Access
- Wheelchair user accessible
Children & Infants
- Family Friendly, Children Welcome
- Full liquor licence
- Refreshments Available
Tours and Demonstrations
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
- Guided Tours Available for Individuals
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.
Map & Directions
|Opening time vary according to theatre schedule (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)|