Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton (must see)

The Mayflower is a Grade II listed theatre, in the city centre of Southampton, with a capacity of 2,300. It features West End theatre shows when they tour the UK. The theatre opened on the 22 December 1928, as The Empire Theatre, part of the Moss Empire theatre group. It was part of the company's expansion of the late 1920s, which also saw theatres constructed in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, Oxford and The Dominion, in London.

Also in 2009, The Mayflower welcomed West Side Story, Calendar Girls and Evita, among other shows, before closing for three months, for massive development of the backstage areas, including a new scene dock and also refurbishment of the stalls and circle bar. The Season then continued, with LazyTown Live! The Pirate Adventure, followed by shows, including The Sound of Music and High School Musical 2. Shows already announced for 2010 included a return of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the first national tour of Hairspray. The Theatre has also been chosen for the 25th anniversary tour of Les Misérables booking from 24 August to 11 September.

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Sight Name: Mayflower Theatre
Sight Location: Southampton, England
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: History and Art Tour in Southampton  

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