Epsom Playhouse

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Epsom Playhouse
The Playhouse
Epsom Playhouse.JPG
Epsom Playhouse in 2013
Address Ashley Ave, Epsom KT18 5AL
Epsom
United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°19′53″N 0°16′06″W / 51.331274°N 0.268421°W / 51.331274; -0.268421
Type Modern
Capacity 406 for the main studio, 80 in the Myers Studio
Production Touring productions
Construction
Opened 1984
Years active 29 years
Architect Modern Architecture
Website
[1]

Epsom Playhouse is the main theatre in Epsom and Ewell, Surrey, England.

Performances[edit]

This 406-seat theatre hosts internationally travelling casts and comedy acts as part of their tours and amateur productions.[1]

Annual events[edit]

Seasonal tours and productions[edit]

To date the theatre has hosted opera, dance, drama and comedy as its main acts.[2]

In January 2009 the Playhouse celebrated its 25th anniversary with a specially commissioned production of Smokey Joe's Cafe.[2]

Location[edit]

The Playhouse (as it is locally referred to) is in the south-western end of Epsom town centre, adjoining the Ashley Shopping Centre and car park. It was built as part of the Ashley Centre development in the early 1980s, opening in 1984. It is currently managed by Epsom and Ewell Borough Council.

Amenities[edit]

Main auditorium, seating 406 people

  • The Myers studio theatre
This seats up to 80 people and is used for jazz events, children's shows and community events

See also[edit]

Portal icon Theatre portal Portal icon Surrey portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spillers National Pantomime Artists. Retrieved 2014-01-07
  2. ^ a b c d Official website

External links[edit]