London New London Theatre Seating Plan – seating includes Stalls and Circle. NOTE: Seating Plans may vary from one production to another and these changes may not be shown.
New London Theatre
Between 2003 and 2005 Bill Kenwright’s revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat played, closing after two and a half years on 3rd September 2005. Following this was the London transfer of the off-Broadway production, Blue Man Group, which closed on 24th June 2007. The followed The Royal Shakespeare Company’s repertory productions of The Seagull and King Lear, starring Ian McKellen. Gone With The Wind played for a fairly short run in the spring of 2008, closing on Saturday 14th June 2008 after only 79 performances.
The theatre has been owned by Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Theatre Company since 1991. War Horse opened on 28th March 2009 and is the current, and popular production.
At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land.Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home. The National’s epic is based on War Horse, the celebrated novel by the Children’s Laureate (2003-05) Michael Morpurgo . Actors working with magnificent, life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company lead us on a gripping journey through history.
Winner of five Tony Awards 2011 for:
– Best Play
– Best Direction of a Play
– Best Scenic Design of a Play
– Best Lighting Design of a Play
– Best Sound Design of a Play