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Milton Keynes TheatreMilton Keynes

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About the Milton Keynes Theatre

Located in the heart of the city, Milton Keynes Theatre is a contemporary venue that first opened on October 4th 1999, following a 25 year campaign to be built. Managed by ATG, the expansive theatre and entertainment centre has a fully retracting ceiling, customer lifts, bars and facilities, with a seating capacity of over 1,400. As well as hosting top touring productions from across the UK, Milton Keynes Theatre is home to a successful Youth Theatre that regularly performs on the vast stage.

With large West End musicals such as Sister Act, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Dirty Dancing coming to the stage, the venue boasts a modern auditorium that comfortably seats an equally large audience. Built across three levels, seating is split between the Stalls, Circle and Upper Circle, with Slips located just behind the Upper Circle. The Stalls and Circle are the largest sections of the theatre, with over 500 seats in both sections. The Upper Circle is more intimate, with just under 300 seats and further seats in the Slips. Due to the modernity of the venue, seats are comfortable and padded, with exceptional views and roomy legroom guaranteed throughout.

Plan your visit

Milton Keynes Theatre is open 90 minutes before the start of the first performance of the day. The auditorium is open 30 minutes before curtain up.
A cloakroom is available at the theatre. Visitors can store coats and bags for a fee of £1 per item.
There are various security checks in place at Milton Keynes Theatre to ensure the safety and comfort of all visitors. Theatregoers are advised to arrive early for their performance, as bag searches may be in operation in the foyer.
There are several bars at the theatre offering pre-show and interval refreshments, such as beers, wines and soft drinks. Visitors can also pre-book the Ambassador Lounge for bespoke service when buying tickets online. 

The Garden Room Bistro is open from 6pm, with guests able to enjoy pre-show food, drinks and snacks whilst enjoying live piano music. To book a table at the bistro, please email
There are a variety of popular chain restaurants nearby for pre-theatre dining. Fans of Italian food can enjoy pasta and pizza at Zizzi, whilst Las Iguanas has a large selection of Latin American inspired dishes including enchiladas and chilli.
Premier Inn is located just three minutes’ walk from Milton Keynes Theatre, with comfortable rooms for those on a medium budget. Other convenient, good-value accommodation nearby includes Holiday Inn (Saxon Gate).

Help booking tickets

Patrons can collect tickets from the box office, in the foyer, up to 90 minutes before their scheduled performance begins. Please bring the card you booked with and your confirmation email, as these help the box office team locate your tickets.
The box office opens 90 minutes before the first performance of the day begins.
The box office team can be contacted for all booking queries on 0333 009 6690, or by email on
STAR (Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers) are the industry body that regulates the sale of London theatre tickets. When booking from a company you can check their ticket seller database to see if they are registered and conforming to STAR practices. When buying online, you should also check for the padlock in your browser URL bar to ensure the connection is secure.
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