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Her Majesty's Theatre - SWET Her Majesty's Theatre

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Theatreland - Heart of the performing arts in London
Her Majesty's Theatre
In 1706 Sir John Vanbrugh built this first of four theatres on this famous site. The second theatre, known variously as "The King's" and "Her Majesty's", was the home of Italian opera, while the present theatre, designed by C.J. Phipps and opened in 1897, remains a home for major musicals.
A joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre

Site: Her Majesty's Theatre (2 memorials)

SW1, Charles II Street

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Her Majesty's Theatre - SWET

Information Subjects commemorated

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Her Majesty's Theatre

In 1705 Vanbrugh completed the Queen's Theatre, named in honour of Queen Anne...

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C. J. Phipps

Architect of theatres. Those still standing in London include: the Vaudeville...

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Sir John Vanbrugh

Playwright and architect. Born in the parish of St Nicholas Acons, London, of...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Her Majesty's Theatre - SWET

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Society of West End Theatre/London Theatre

1908 Formed as West End Theatre Managers. 1976 By now it is called Society o...

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Westminster City Council

Created in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Maryl...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Her Majesty's Theatre - SWET

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Her Majesty's Theatre - H Tree

This theatre was founded in 1897 by Herbert Tree, actor, and directed by him ...

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