Mayflower Theatre

Mayflower Theatre
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation


Mayflower Theatre is a 2,300 seated theatre based in Southampton, UK, making it the third largest by seating capacity outside of London and the largest in the South of England. Having first opened in 1928, it was originally called the Empire Theatre and recently celebrated its 90th birthday. The Theatre has consistently entertained an audience of half a million every year. The theatre estimates to have 80 full-time staff as well as an additional 240 employees who are hired on a voluntary, annualised and contracted basis.