From comedy and pantomimes to top, touring musicals, Milton Keynes Theatre delivers theatre and entertainment in the heart of Buckinghamshire. It first opened in 1999 under its current owners, the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG). It has since become one of the area’s prominent places to watch a range of shows thanks to its modern facilities, including The Garden Room for dining, and diverse programme.
Milton Keynes Theatre events
The venue generally brings a wide variety of shows, comprising children’s theatre, opera, ballet, drama, comedy and top productions from the West End. There’s generally a festive pantomime held each Christmas too. Though opening just over two decades ago, the Milton Keynes Theatre has seen some of the best shows around in its time, including award-winning musicals Avenue Q, Dirty Dancing and Mamma Mia!
The year round schedule guarantees exciting events are always coming up featuring anything from huge West End shows on tour to the leading names in comedy.
Milton Keynes Theatre seating and capacity
Holding a capacity of up to 1,438 theatre-goers, Milton Keynes Theatre is a sizeable venue to watch shows. It’s received praise for its comfort and ‘generous leg room’, as well as having great views of the stage from most seats. The auditorium has a block of seats running through the middle, with two smaller blocks on each side. The rows generally get longer the closer to the stage, with up to 34 seats reaching across the front row. Overall, it has 575 seats in the Stalls, 539 in the Circle and 324 in the Upper Circle.
You can find more advice and information about where to sit at the theatre with our guide.
Milton Keynes Theatre contact details
The theatre is situated close in central Milton Keynes, in the Theatre District. The full address and postcode for Milton Keynes Theatre are:
500 Marlborough Gate, Central Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3NZ.
Where to park at Milton Keynes Theatre
If you’re travelling by public transport, you can take a train to Milton Keynes Central Station and a bus from Central Rail Station to Midsummer Boulevard.
Alternatively, if you’re driving you can park at the Milton Keynes Theatre Car Park from just 40p an hour (minimum four hours).