Palace Theatre seating plan

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Palace Theatre seating plan

Palace Theatre Seating Plan

The Palace Theatre has a capacity of 1378 seats, including 547 seats in the Stalls, 275 seats in the Dress Circle, 228 seats in the Grand Circle and 328 seats in the Balcony. Use our interactive seating plan to view 1373 seat reviews and 655 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Palace Theatre is located in the middle of Cambridge Circus and is one of the West End's most prolific buildings. Originally built as a Grand Opera House, the theatre is best-known for housing Les Miserables before it transferred to the Queen's Theatre after 7,602 performances. Other notable productions have included Singin' in the Rain and the current Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

The auditorium features beautiful Victorian architecture, including a majestic ceiling and proscenium arch which frames the stage. Split across four levels, views are extremely mixed throughout the Palace Theatre, which features one of the steepest balconies in the entire West End. A tall and narrow theatre, there are restricted views due to support pillars and safety rails.

Good value seats

Seats towards the rear of each section are heavily discounted, due to circle overhangs, support pillars and distance from the stage. These can prove good value for money, particularly for a large-scale musical. The Balcony is extremely cheap, due to severe restrictions. It is worth sitting in the front of the Balcony, as although it may feel distant, you may still get a good view. Alternatively, sit in the middle of the Grand Circle for a safety rail-free view of the stage.

Premium seats

Seating in the front of the Dress Circle or in the centre of the Stalls is the optimum place to have the most immersive experience without any restrictions. Rows G-K in the Stalls are best as the stage is quite high and a decent rake allows for action to be at eye level. Due to the mixed views throughout the Palace Theatre, it's wise to spend a little bit extra to guarantee there will be no restrictions to impair your enjoyment.

Recent seat reviews

Stalls BB13
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Ogio84 180cm, 85 reviews
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Palace Theatre BB13 view from seat photo

2nd row of Stalls. Great view of actors’ faces and close to a certain scene towards the end of act 2. Still had to stretch up to see things that happen at the back of the stage and I felt more so than in Part 1. Stage is high so lots of looking up. P... More

Saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on 17 February 2018

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Stalls BB13
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Ogio84 180cm, 85 reviews
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Palace Theatre BB13 view from seat photo

2nd row of stalls. Great view of actors’ faces. Had to stretch up to see things that happen at the back of the stage. Stage is high so lots of looking up. Plenty of legroom - massive difference to legroom in the balcony.... More

Saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on 17 February 2018

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Balcony G21
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jamesatwill 178, 85 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Palace Theatre G21 view from seat photo

Pretty much all of the seats in the Balcony at the Palace Theatre are terrible, and I really didn't like this seat. The legroom is possibly the worst I've ever experienced - knees were jammed into the seat in front and I couldn't move my legs at all... More

Saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on 28 January 2018

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