Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theater

On the Historic Register, the Penthouse was the first Theater in the Round (arena) built in the United States.  This 160 seat theater was completely renovated in 1991 when it was moved from its original south campus location.  It also houses a rehearsal hall, faculty offices, and prop storage and is located near Hutchinson Hall. Located on campus near the north entrance at NE 45th St. and 17th Ave. NE.


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Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre 
Capacity: 160 seats

Venue Directions
Take the N.E. 45th Street exit. Travel east on N.E. 45th Street to 17th Avenue N.E. Turn right onto 17th and stop at the gatehouse for detailed parking information.
Highway 520
Exit north onto Montlake Boulevard N.E. Turn left onto N.E. Pacific Street. Turn right and head north on 15th Avenue N.E. Turn right and head east on N.E. 45th Street. Take the next right on 17th Avenue N.E. and stop at the gatehouse for detailed parking information.
Parking Information
Limited parking is available near the Penthouse in the N4 lot. The Penthouse is located off the NE corner. You are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to the performance.
University of Washington Campus
Seattle, WA