New Theatre Royal

About New Theatre Royal

The New Theatre Royal, a 700-seat theatre based in the heart of Portsmouth, is an iconic building on the South Coast and one of the few Phipps/Matcham theatres in operation.

The theatre blends the traditional with contemporary nurturing a new cultural identity for the city of Portsmouth.

Our strategic priorities are:

  • to deliver exciting and innovative work Inspire and facilitate creative talent
  • to be commercially sound and economically sustainable
  • to be accessible and inclusive, providing spaces and opportunities for all
  • to be environmentally sustainable
  • to raise awareness of the work of New Theatre Royal
  • to provide an excellent customer experience
  • to provide opportunities for all

What we offer

Workshops: Bespoke workshops to suit you and your budget. We also offer masterclasses with top industry professionals.

Performances: A fantastic line-up of the very best the arts world has to offer.

Drama groups: We offer weekly dance and drama for the over 55s and 3 Youth Theatre groups that cater for the small to the really tall.

Talks and tours: Come and see us. We'd love to show you round. We also offer pre- and post-show talks – your chance to meet the stars and the people behind the scenes who make the magic happen. 

New Theatre Royal
20-24 Guildhall Walk
Portsmouth PO1 2DD

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Twitter: @newtheatreroyal

Tel: 023 9264 9000