The magnificent Fortune Theatre is currently running the spine chilling London show, The Woman in Black with packed houses. The theatre is located at Russell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5HH and is easily accessible as situated in a central position in the heart of theatreland of London.
There are various other theatres located at a nearby location such as Aldwych. Covent Garden is also located at a closer proximity with varied range of swish bars and affordable restaurants along with high street and designer shops. Some other famous attractions near the theatre are Royal Opera House and the London Transport Museum.
Fortune Theatre is accessible via various modes of commutations such as buses, tubes, taxis and cars. You can visit the theatre via route numbers 24, 29 and 176. After the First World War, this was the first theatre to be built with moderate size. Fortune Theatre has occupancy of 440 seats with a very little space.
Theatre has no grand foyer and is mainly categorised into Stalls, Dress Circle and Upper Circle. For disabled patrons and carers, concession seats are available. The main auditorium is also equipped with an induction loop and infra-red system. In the London Westend, Fortune Theatre is the smallest one.
Some other popular hits of Fortune Theatre are Funny Girl, Bedroom Farce, Underneath the Arches and Andrew Lloyd Webberís Aspects of Love. ABBA musical Mamma Mia become the longest running show until 2012. Now, the show is transferred to Novello Theatre. Currently, the multi-award winning Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon is running with packed houses.
Fortune Theatre had been used for hosting performances by ENSA during the Second World War. The theatre has also hosted some notable productions such as Flanders and Swan revue from 1957, whereas the Beyond the Fringe revue from 1961. Susan Hillís The Woman in Black has become the longest running production at the Fortune Theatre and made its debut in the year 1989. In the year 2001, the show has celebrated 5000th performance.
Not suitable till 7 Years.