London Performing Arts

The London Coliseum

  • St. Martin's La. Map It
  • Covent Garden
  • Dance

Fodor's Review

A veritable architectural extravaganza of Edwardian exoticism, the baroque-style theater has a magnificent auditorium and a rooftop glass dome with a bar and great views. As one of the city's most venerable theaters, the Coliseum functions mainly as the home of the English National Opera which continues to produce innovative opera, sung in English, for lower prices than the Royal Opera House. During opera's off-season, the house hosts the English National Ballet (www.ballet.org.uk). Guided tours (every other Saturday at 11:30 am, when productions are scheduled) cost £10.

Performing Art Information

Address:

St. Martin's La., London, WC2N 4ES, England

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Phone:

020-7845–9300-box office; 020-7836–0111-inquiries

Website: www.eno.org

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