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Epsom Playhouse.JPGEpsom Playhouse in 2013
AddressAshley Ave, Epsom KT18 5AL
Epsom
United Kingdom
Coordinates51°19′53″N 0°16′06″W / 51.331274°N 0.268421°W / 51.331274; -0.268421
TypeModern
Capacity406 for the main studio, 80 in the Myers Studio
ProductionTouring productions
Construction
Opened1984
Years active29 years
ArchitectModern Architecture
Website
[1]

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

Contents

  • 1 Performances
    • 1.1 Annual events
    • 1.2 Seasonal tours and productions
  • 2 Location
  • 3 Amenities
  • 4 See also
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Performances

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

Annual events

  • The theatre hosts a summer film series.
  • A Pre-Christmas and in the Twelve Days of Christmas: children's pantomime, such as Peter Pan, Snow White etc.[2]

Seasonal tours and productions

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

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

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
  • Public bar and bistro, and a small private bar for hire
  • Box office, toilets and reception areas.[2]

See also

P culture.svg Theatre portal EnglandSurrey.png Surrey portal

References

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

External links

  • Official website
   

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