The Garrick Theatre is located in a prime position in London on Charing Cross Road. The theatre opened in 1889 under the management of playwright W.S Gilbert and under the design or architect Walter Emden. It is quite a small theatre seating a maximum of 656 people and is named after the Shakespearean actor David Garrick. The first production at the Garrick was Arthur Wing Pinero's The Profligate and since then it has hosted numerous successful shows such as No Sex Please, We’re British, which played for 4 years from 1982, and the National Theatre’s production of An Inspector Calls.
Today the Garrick is owned by the Nimax Theatre group and recent productions include All the Fun of the Fair, The Hurly Burly Show and Pygmalion. The current production is the West End classic Chicago, having transferred from the Cambridge Theatre in 2011.