Arts Theatre seating plan

Arts Theatre seating plan

Arts Theatre Seating Plan

The Arts Theatre has a capacity of 352 seats, including 230 seats in the Stalls and 122 seats in the Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 1112 seat reviews and 951 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Arts Theatre is situated in Leicester Square, in the heart of the West End. Opening in 1927 as a private members club, the venue is now an independent theatre which provides a platform for smaller plays and musicals.

The auditorium is intimate, with a capacity of 350 across the Stalls and the Circle. It is a traditional black box theatre, which boasts good views throughout.

After a refurbishment in 2009, the Arts Theatre hosts comfortable seats and good overall sight-lines. Slight restrictions can be found at the ends of Row J, which are behind pillars, and Rows M and N, which are affected by the Circle overhang. Slip seats in the Circle are restricted due to the angle of the seating.

Good value seats

The Circle Slips are usually heavily discounted, due to facing side-on to the stage. These seats can be excellent value for money, particularly seats 8-14, which are in front of seats 1-7. As they are angled towards the stage, some leaning is required, but the whole stage can be seen. These are benches rather than theatre seats.

Premium seats

The best seats for viewing the action on stage are the centre of rows B-H in the Stalls and the centre of rows B-C in the Circle. From these seats you will be able to clearly see all the action on stage without any kind of viewing restriction or inconvenience.

Recent seat reviews

Stalls C15
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rikkiONshow 178cm, 171 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Arts Theatre C15 view from seat photo

You're very close to the stage and wouldn't want to be sitting any further forward. Great view but you do feel at slightly an odd angle as the stage is quite high and you're looking diagonally quite a bit of the time. The seats feel a little old and ... More

Saw SIX SIX on 11 October 2018

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Circle R8
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alessandramarelli 165 cm, 135 reviews, 9 helpful votes
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Arts Theatre R8 view from seat photo

Stage side view! Worked pretty well for SIX as it's a concert like show, but maybe a bit annoying on a show that uses the whole stage! It's a bench, but I actually found it comfortable enough, better than some proper seats in certain theatres.... More

Saw SIX SIX on 10 October 2018

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Circle D10
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lisawiedemann 172, 86 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Arts Theatre D10 view from seat photo

The Arts Theatre is very small, so anywhere central will have great views. The rake is good as well so the likelihood of someone impacting your view is slim. Central view of the stage, amazing show - only the limited legroom could be faulted.... More

Saw SIX SIX on 21 September 2018

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