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The Shaftesbury Theatre is located on Shaftesbury Ave in London's West End. The Shaftesbury Theatre was designed by Bertie Crewe and it opened on December 26, 1911, as the Princes Theatre. In 1963, EMI bought the theatre and changed its name to the Shaftesbury Theatre. Part of the Shaftesbury Theatre ceiling fell in on July 20, 1973, closing the production of the musical Hair. The Shaftesbury Theatre almost fell victim to redevelopment, but a campaign by Equity succeded in having the theatre placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest. The Shaftesbury Theatre reopened with West Side Story a year later. The Shaftesbury Theatre has a current seating capacity of around 1,400. No video cameras or recording devices.

No babes in arms. Young children are admitted but not encouraged unless the parent is confident that the child is old enough to be attentive to the performance and not a distraction for other members of the audience. Everyone must have a valid ticket and occupy a seat. Accompanying adults will be asked to remove any noisy infants

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Thursday, 21st February 2019

Motown the Musical

Shaftesbury Theatre, London

From: 21st February 2019
To: 2nd November 2019
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Saturday, 6th July 2019


Shaftesbury Theatre, London

From: 6th July 2019
To: 1st September 2019
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Saturday, 2nd November 2019

& Juliet

Shaftesbury Theatre, London

From: 2nd November 2019
To: 28th March 2020
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