Arts Theatre, London

Seating plan

Arts Theatre seating plan

Arts Theatre Seating Plan

The Arts Theatre has a capacity of 353 seats, including 230 seats in the Stalls and 123 seats in the Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 1507 seat reviews and 1306 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 G12
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jadeprince 5"4, 131 reviews, 3 helpful votes
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Arts Theatre G12 view from seat photo

Compared to the other reviews, I have to say I rather liked this seat! It’s an old theatre and the seats are not great. Limited leg room. Uncomfortable cushioning on the seat but it was a pretty clear view. I had to sit tall for the show but the way the... More

Saw SIX SIX on 10 March 2019

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Stalls BB1
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sarahward 5 foot, 286 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Arts Theatre BB1 view from seat photo

I was on the end of the row so there were a few points during the production that I was unable to see due to the cast being In the way but overall was good. There is was an incredible amount of legroom so I could just relax and enjoy. The seat was very... More

Saw SIX SIX on 16 June 2019

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Stalls BB3
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rikkiONshow 178cm, 240 reviews, 3 helpful votes
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Arts Theatre BB3 view from seat photo

The Arts Theatre seats are reasonably comfortable and the benefit of sitting in the front row here is you do get quite a decent amount of leg room. You're extremely close to the stage here which will mean quite a lot of craning your neck up and also around... More

Saw SIX SIX on 02 June 2019

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