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The Savoy Theatre


  • Address: Wc2
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1881/10/10 Richard D'Oyly Carte Owner Built by Richard D'Oyly Carte on the site of the old Savoy Palace, the Savoy Theatre opens as a showcase for the operas by Gilbert and Sullivan, the popular series of comedies became known as the Savoy operas.
1885/03/14 Arthur Sullivan Composer The Mikado: or, The Town of Titipu premieres at the Savoy Theatre and runs for 672 performances. The Mikado
1885/03/14 William Schwenck Gilbert Libretto The Mikado: or, The Town of Titipu premieres at the Savoy Theatre and runs for 672 performances. The Mikado

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Particulars for The Savoy Theatre:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Entertainment-recreation
Area of Significance Performing arts
Historic use Playhouse
Area of Significance Social History
Area of Significance Theater

Data
English Listed Building List Entry Number: 1236724



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