Half a Sixpence | London West End
Noel Coward Theatre - Current Show: Half a Sixpence
85-88 St Martin's Ln, London, Westminster, WC2N - Noel Coward Theatre Tickets: 0870 950 0920> Find other theatre shows currently showing in London's West End
Noel Coward Theatre, London West End
The Noel Coward Theatre is a West End theatre on St. Martin's Lane in the City of Westminster. It opened on 12 March 1903 as the New Theatre, and was built by Sir Charles Wyndham behind Wyndham's Theatre which was completed in 1899. The building was designed by architect W.G.R. Sprague with an exterior in the Classical style and an interior in the Rococo style.
In 1973 it was renamed the Albery Theatre in tribute to the late Sir Bronson Albery who had presided as its manager for many years. Since September 2005, the theatre has been owned by Delfont-Mackintosh Ltd. It underwent major refurbishment in 2006, and was renamed the Noel Coward Theatre when it re-opened for the London premiere of Avenue Q on 1 June 2006. Coward, one of Britain's greatest playwrights and actors, appeared in his own play, I'll Leave It To You, at the then New Theatre in 1920, the first West End production of one of his plays.
The theatre seats 872 patrons on 4 levels. The building is now a Grade II Listed structure.
The Noel Coward Theatre is currently showing Half a Sixpence.