London's newest and most intimate theatre.
The new Linbury Theatre is a world-class stage for The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera and their collaborating artists and partners, and is the West End's newest and most intimate venue. The auditorium is newly re-developed and seats up to 406 people. Opening in December 2018, the inaugral Season includes works from the 18th century through to world premieres.
- 15–20 May 2019
Henze’s astonishing final opera is a rhapsodic re-imagining of a classical tragedy. This production is brought to life by The Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artists.
- 24–30 May 2019
Extraordinary Canadian dance company Cas Public returns to the Royal Opera House with a work for children and adults which takes dancer Cai Glover’s hearing impairment as an inspiration point.
- 24 May 2019
Join Canadian dance company Cas Public, The Royal Ballet and other dance organizations in conversation as they explore the relationship between disability and dance.
- 28 May 2019
Watch dancers of acclaimed ballet company Ballet Black in rehearsal as they prepare to perform their latest mixed programme in the Linbury Theatre this Summer.
- 31 May 2019
Watch Royal Ballet dancers and coaches in action as they rehearse for performances on the Covent Garden stage.
- 5–8 June 2019
Award-winning director Ivo van Hove directs a brilliant cast in a touching staging of Janácek’s dramatic song cycle.
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19 September 2018
The 'Open Up' project comes to an end with the launch of a new café, bar and restaurant, free daytime events, and a brand new Linbury Theatre.