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.
- 17–27 January 2019
World-renowned ballerina Alessandra Ferri performs an innovative programme with Herman Cornejo and pianist Bruce Levingston exploring the connection between music and dance.
- 21 January 2019
Primeiro Bailarino (Principal Dancer) is a mesmerizing look at the challenges and triumphs of life at The Royal Ballet, featuring Thiago Soares.
- 6–9 February 2019
The Royal Ballet makes its first appearance in the newly-refurbished Linbury Theatre, performing five world premieres to contemporary music never before used for dance.
- 21 February—3 March 2019
In this new opera by composer Gavin Higgins and best-selling author Francesca Simon, the teenage daughter of Norse god Loki tries to find her place in the mythical world.
- 8–10 March 2019
National Dance Company Wales Discover Dance is a participatory event for families that includes an opportunity to try some dance with the company before a performance of Revellers’ Mass.
- 8–9 March 2019
National Dance Company Wales return to the Royal Opera House performing three dances to amuse and amaze, alongside participatory events.
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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.