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Plaque: Lyric Theatre


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Lyric Theatre
Built by C.J. Phipps, the Lyric Theatre opened in 1888, with the comic opera 'Dorothy' and has since developed a tradition of drama, light comedy and popular musicals, the great Italian actress Eleonora Duse made her debut here in 'Camille' in 1893.
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{Surrounded by:} Theatreland - heart of the performing arts in London, a joint venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre}.

Site: Lyric Theatre (1 memorial)

W1, Shaftesbury Avenue, 29

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Lyric Theatre

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Lyric Theatre

Theatre. Built by the producer Henry Leslie with profits from the hit show 'D...

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Comic opera set in rural Kent in 1740. The plot surrounds the Squire's daught...

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Play, based on Alexander Dumas' story La Dame aux Camellias.

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Eleonora Duse

Actress. Born Eleonora Giulia Amalia Duse at the Albergo Cannon d'Oro in Vige...

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C. J. Phipps

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

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Lyric Theatre

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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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