Playhouse Theatre

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126-130 High St, Weston-super-Mare, Avon, BS23 1HP T: 01934 417117

Playhouse Theatre in Weston Super Mare

Playhouse Theatre, Weston Super Mare

The Playhouse was re-opened in 1969. The final cost was 230,000. For the first time Weston had a theatre that could easily stage a wide variety of productions, from ballet and music to opera and drama. The stage is 59' x 28' and the cleverly designed orchestra pit may be covered to form an apron stage or floored over at stalls level for additional seating. The auditorium seats 658. The decorative panels on the frontage were the conception of London sculptor, William Mitchell who also commissioned work for Liverpool Cathedral. The first production was Let Sleeping Wives Lie starring Brian Rix.