St. James Theatre, London
|Address||12 Palace Street
|Operator||Entertainment & Media Group|
|Type||West End theatre|
|Capacity||Main stage: 312
Studio theatre: 120
|Opened||18 September 2012|
|Architect||Foster Wilson Architects|
The St. James Theatre is a 312 seat theatre in London's West End which opened on 18 September 2012. It was built on the site of the former Westminster Theatre, which was damaged by a fire in 2002 and subsequently demolished.
Described as "the first newly built theatre complex in central London for 30 years", the building was designed by Foster Wilson Architects. It features a 312 seat theatre and a 120 capacity studio theatre. Robert Mackintosh is the theatre's Creative Director, David Gilmore its Executive Artistic Director. The St. James Theatre is owned and operated by Entertainment & Media Group.
Performances in the 312 seat auditorium run for between 2 - 10 weeks with the Studio Theatre shows changing almost nightly with a range of Jazz, Comedy, Cabaret, Music and Theatre.
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