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 1716 seat reviews and 1418 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 C1
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billiemariee 5"2, 85 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Arts Theatre Stalls C1 view from seat photo

This seat offers an amazing view of the stage! You are on the very end of the row, but this doesn't hinder your view at all and everything can still be seen perfectly. This theatre is inherently slightly cramped due to it being small, but the comfort... More

Saw SIX SIX on 21 June 2019

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Circle D5
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chloewallis 5’1”, 18 reviews
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Arts Theatre Circle D5 view from seat photo

This is a tiny theatre so no seat is too far back, really. I found that this view was fine, I just had to adapt to heads in front of me (which I'm used to) and sometimes missed the bottom of the queens' legs (not really an issue). Legroom is adequately... More

Saw SIX SIX on 05 March 2019

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Circle A8
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sarahward 5 foot, 288 reviews, 3 helpful votes
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Arts Theatre Circle A8 view from seat photo

I had such an incredible view. I was in the circle but could see everything during the performance. The seat was very comfortable and I was able to relax during the show. There was a great amount of legroom. More

Saw SIX SIX on 28 July 2019

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