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Sondheim Theatre capacity

The Sondheim Theatre has a capacity of 1122 seats. Section capacities are 478 Stalls, 326 Dress Circle and 318 Grand Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 4354 seat reviews and 2385 photos of views from seat.

Seating for Les Misérables is best in the Dress Circle and Upper Circle, as the Stalls is drastically affected by the overhang. Pricing reflects the show rather than the views offered in the seating, so it is best to research extensively before booking tickets.

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Good value seats

It's worth sitting in the slip seats of the Dress Circle, especially if you have seen Les Misérables before. These seats are usually heavily discounted, but you can see the entire stage quite close-up from these seats with a bit of leaning! Otherwise, sit centrally in the Upper Circle for a distant, but clear view of the stage.

Premium seats

The best seats in the house for this particular production can be found in the centre and front of the Dress Circle, where you can feel involved in the action and are able to take it all in. Alternatively, sit in the front of the Stalls to feel entirely immersed!

Recommended box seats

The Schönberg Loge and Boublil Loge, named after the composers of Les Misérables, are great seats to book for a special occasion. The seats are located at the sides of the Dress Circle, adjacent to the stage. Just like a traditional theatre box, the loges are accessed by their own private entrance and consist of six freestanding chairs enabling patrons to get the best view and comfort. These loge seats, such as Dress Circle Boublil Loge A4 and Dress Circle Schönberg Loge C5 , receive excellent reviews from SeatPlan users. The reviews particularly praise the legroom and overall experience, which outweighs their side view location. Priced similarly to seats in the rear stalls and dress circle, booking seats in the Schönberg Loge and Boublil Loge will elevate your visit to the Sondheim Theatre and the world's longest-running musical.

Two boxes are also located in the rear of the Dress Circle at the Sondheim Theatre – Maggie’s Box and Judi’s Box. These seats are not recommended unless discounted or no other similarly priced seats are available. The boxes include a private entrance and freestanding chairs, however the view is restricted by the overhang from the Grand Circle and the heads of patrons in the Dress Circle, due to the poor rake.

Recent audience views

Grand Circle H17

letterstojuly 4' 12", 74 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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Sondheim Theatre Grand Circle H17 view from seat photo

View was not great, had someone quite tall sit in front and couldn’t see half the stage. Had to move in Act 2! Would have been fine if there was someone shorter in front as it’s a pretty central view, however was unlucky this time. More

Saw Les Misérables Les Misérables on 28 September 2022

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Dress Circle E24

laceyfearon 5' 10", 5 reviews
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Sondheim Theatre Dress Circle E24 view from seat photo

great view, good rake. Was lucky a family asked if we could swap seats so they could all be together. Great central view. Heads occasionally in the way (bottom of the stage), but wasn't a big problem at all More

Saw Les Misérables Les Misérables on 13 July 2022

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Stalls W11

ellamay05 5' 4", 10 reviews
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Sondheim Theatre Stalls W11 view from seat photo

Wouldn’t recommend sitting here especially if it’s your first time seeing Les Miz, you miss quite a lot of the show because of the dress circle overhang. don’t think it’s worth the price either, if you want cheaper seats you’re better off with the... More

Saw Les Misérables Les Misérables on 31 January 2020

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