The entrance is odd. It feels cramped. You are shuffled in and it fills up so quickly you soon find yourself too intimately pressed up against another theatre-goer. Luckily I had to use the washrooms, which were downstairs and that opened up a whole new world! The staircase down is narrow but then opens into a fantastic bar and foyer area. It is quite odd to have this tucked away downstairs, but we'll know for next time to make a quick B line down there.
The red velvety wall paper and seats added a classic touch to this heritage building. The theatre itself is fantastic. Not too large. No bad seat. We sat Orchestra left and had a wonderful view of the stage as the seats are graduated in a way there aren't heads in front of your viewing space. We saw 'Once' there and felt it was the perfect size venue. I was not looking forward to shuffling out of the theatre with the masses, but at the end of the performance, there are doors opened on the sides of the main floor for easy exiting.
Can't wait to see our next show here.
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