Novello Theatre Seating Plan

Novello Theatre Seating Plan (Mamma Mia)

The Novello Theatre London has been home to Mamma Mia the musical since September 2012. Our helpful London theatre guides have been designed to answer all of your questions - from tips of where the best seating is, to how many bars each floor has, and where the toilets are located.

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The Novello theatre is situated in Aldwych in the West End of London, close to Covent Garden tube station. Seating 1,015 people this theatre was built in 1905. This Theatre continued to host productions even though it had been bombed during the War. It has had many names over the course of its life - formerly known as The Waldorf Theatre, The Whitney Theatre, and the Strand Theatre, before settling on the Novello Theatre.

Stalls Guide

The Stalls are on the ground level of the Novello Theatre. They are closest to the stage and offer some of the best views in the theatre. Tickets near the front of the Stalls are often highly sought-after.

Dress Circle Guide

The Dress Circle is the second tier of the Novello Theatre. This tier offers an elevated view of the stage. Tickets towards the front of the Dress Circle are often highly sought-after.

Grand Circle Guide

The Grand Circle is the third tier of the Novello Theatre. This tier offers an elevated view of the stage. The Grand Circle is the second-furthest tier from the stage.

Balcony Guide
The Balcony is the top tier, the highest part of the Novello Theatre. This tier offers an elevated view of the stage. The Balcony is the furthest tier from the stage.

What facilities are available at the Novello Theatre?

Offering a selection of beers, wines, and soft drinks as well as various bar snacks.

Air Conditioning
Comfortable, cool surroundings throughout the Novello Theatre.

Merchandise Kiosk
The perfect place to pick up a memento.

Hot Drinks
Fresh coffee and tea are available from the theatre bars.

About Mamma Mia the musical

This popular musical tells the story of 19-year old Sophie - newly-engaged, she decides she wants her father to walk her down the aisle. The only problem? She has no idea who her father is.

Sophie steals her mother's diary and finds three possible candidates. She invites all three to the wedding, only to find she has something in common with all of them.
Set to to the timeless classics of ABBA, this feel-good spectacular is all about the importance of family - whatever that might look like.

Where is the Novello Theatre?

Novello Theatre London

5 Aldwych

How do you get to the Novello Theatre?

Tube Lines
Piccadilly Line.

Nearest Tube Station
Covent Garden Underground Station.

Car Parking
Locations throughout the West End.

Nearest Overground Station
Charing Cross Overground Station