Right in the centre of Portsmouth, New Theatre Royal showcases a wide variety of spectacular productions from Comedy to Dance to Drama to Musicals to Community events and so much more!
Within the theatre are 3 main sections:
The StageHouse – A flexible and immersive performance space for cutting-edge theatre. For performances in the StageHouse, both the show and the audience will be on the stage.
The Minghella Studio – Named after and dedicated to the life and work of Antony Minghella CBE, is a creative learning space which forms the heart of the theatre’s rebuilding programme and a permanent legacy to Anthony’s extraordinary creative talents.
The Main House – A beautiful Victorian auditorium designed by the famous architects Charles Phipps and Frank Matcham. The main house stage has been graced by many iconic figures over the years, including Laurel and Hardy, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, and Sarah Bernhardt.
The Matcham Bar
The Matcham Bar and Phipps Cafe Bar are open 45 minutes before a performance and have a range of wines, spirits, beer, soft and hot drinks available to purchase, as well as a variety of snacks.