Bridge Theatre

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Bridge Theatre
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Bridge Theatre
AddressOne Tower Bridge
London, SE1 2SD
United Kingdom
Public transit Underground no-text.svg National Rail logo.svg London Bridge
OperatorThe London Theatre Company
TypeCommercial producing theatre
Capacity 900
Opened18 October 2017;5 years ago (2017-10-18)
ArchitectHaworth Tompkins Architects

The Bridge Theatre is a commercial theatre near Tower Bridge in London that opened in October 2017. [1] It was developed by Nick Starr and Nicholas Hytner as the home of the London Theatre Company, which they founded following their tenancy as executive director and artistic director, respectively, at the National Theatre.



The theatre seats 900 and is a flexible space to accommodate each production. For example, the opening production, Young Marx , featured a traditional proscenium arrangement, Julius Caesar had the stalls seating removed to be in promenade and allow the audience to be part of the mob within the play, and Nightfall was performed on a thrust stage. [2] It was reported that the theatre cost £12 million to build. [3]

All productions

Future productions

Future projects include: [6]

Productions that closed early or were postponed due to COVID-19:

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  1. The Bridge Theatre. Official website.
  2. Bridge Theatre (20 April 2017), Bridge Theatre: the new theatre for London from Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr , retrieved 24 April 2017
  3. . Retrieved 24 April 2017 via PressReader.{{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. Billington, Michael (19 April 2017). "London's new Bridge theatre should encourage playwrights to think big". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 September 2018.
  5. Brown, Mark (19 April 2017). "Karl Marx comedy to kick off first season at new London theatre". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 September 2018.
  6. "Future Projects – The Bridge Theatre". Retrieved 24 April 2017.

Coordinates: 51°30′14″N0°04′39″W / 51.5040°N 0.0774°W / 51.5040; -0.0774