Located in London’s theater land of Covent Garden, the New London Theatre is owned by Lord Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group, and although there have been theaters and music halls on this site since the 17th century, it was redesigned in the early 2000s by Croatian architect Paul Tvrtkovic. Along with its vast, 18-m (60-ft) stage, contemporary acoustics and a new orchestra pit, the new auditorium seats an audience of 960 on two levels and it is currently showing sell-out performances of the deeply moving and award-winning musical War Horse, adapted from the novel by former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo and featuring life-size puppets of horses on stage.
Drury Lane, London WC2B 5PW. Performances last two hours and 40 minutes and take place Mon–Sat at 7.30pm, with matinées at 2.30pm Thur–Sat. Ticket prices vary according to seats. Covent Garden or Holborn tube. There is an underground car park underneath the theater.