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Lyceum Theatre


  • Address: Wellington St Wc2
  • Vicinity: Exeter St


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Timeline

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1811/05/09 Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" premieres in London, England. Cosi fan tutte
1831/00/00 Designed by Samuel Beazley, construction begins on the Lyceum Theatre in London. The Graeco-Roman porticoed main front by Beazley is 2 storeys and attic.
1834/07/14 Theatre Royal Lyceum and English Opera House opens.
1860/00/00 Charles Dickens Work With Dickens as a consultant, Tom Taylor's adaptation of "A Tale of Two Cities" runs at Lyceum Theatre, London. A Tale of Two Cities (book)
1866/00/00 Elizabeth Gaskell Author Dion Boucicault's "The Long Strike", an adaptation of two Elizabeth Gaskell's novels "Mary Barton" and "Lizzie Leigh", opens at the Lyceum Theatre.
1878/00/00 Bram Stoker Work Bram Stoker becomes the business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, working here until 1898.
1904/00/00 Bertie Crewe Architect Designed by Bertie Crewe, the Lyceum's interior is remodeled. The grand entrance foyer and staircase with most of its original Rococo style ornament, cartouche above proscenium arch and the coved ceiling with original paintings remain.
1939/00/00 Planning to demolish the Lyceum to make room for road improvements, The London County Council buys the theatre. The Lyceum Theatre closes with a landmark performance of Hamlet directed by Sir John Gielgud.
1970/12/09 Emerson, Lake and Palmer Performers "Pictures At An Exhibition" concert movie is filmed at the Lyceum in London. Pictures at an Exhibition (album)

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English Listed Building List Entry Number: 1066119



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