Theatre Openers

Theatre Openers is our subsidised theatregoing programme for secondary schools.

Helping students to attend a top West End show!

Theatre Openers brings students from disadvantaged backgrounds and their teachers to attend a top West End show for just £10 per person.

In addition to subsidised tickets, if available, we provide teachers with educational materials to help you and your students get the most out of the theatre experience.

We’re delighted to announce our shows for the Autumn term of Theatre Openers. 

English National Ballet, Akram Khan’s Giselle

Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Ave, London EC1R 4TN

Thursday 19 September, 7.30pm

£10 per ticket 

Age recommendation 8+ 
This performance contains stylised violence and references to death. 
2 hours (including one 20 minute interval)

Waiting For Godot

Theatre Royal Haymarket, 18 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HT

Monday 7 October, 7.30pm

£10 per ticket 

Age recommendation: TBC
Running time: TBC

Hofesh Shechter Company, Theatre of Dreams

Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Ave, London EC1R 4TN

Wednesday 09 October, 7.30pm

£10 per ticket 

The performance contains intermittent loud music
Approximately 1 hour 10 minutes

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Luna

Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Ave, London EC1R 4TN 

Wednesday 23 October, 7.30pm

£10 per ticket 

Age recommendation: TBC
This production contains haze and projection.
1 hour 50 minutes (including one 20 minute interval)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Ambassadors Theatre, West St, London WC2H 9ND

Tuesday 12 November, 1.30pm 

Tuesday 19 November, 1.30pm 

Tuesday 26 November, 1.30pm

£10 per ticket 

Age recommendation: TBC
Running time: TBC

Back to the Future

Adelphi Theatre, Strand, London WC2R 0NS

Thursday 14 November, 2.30pm

£10 per ticket 

Age recommendations 6+
This show contains loud sounds, strobe lights, haze, fire and pyrotechnics at certain points during the performance. If you would like more detailed information of when these will occur, please click here. Please be aware this page contains spoilers. 

2 hours 40 minutes (including interval) 

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Application deadline Monday 15 July, 9am 

You will be notified of the outcome of your application no later than end of day Monday 15 July. After this, you will have until Wednesday 17 July to confirm your tickets. We will then send you a confirmation outlining your show, date, time and number of tickets. Please file this email somewhere safe.  

You will be invoiced for your tickets in September 2024 

This is where tickets and invoices will be sent to, invoices should be forwarded onto the appropriate person

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