London: Haymarket Theatre Royal

Country: England, United Kingdom
City: London SW1
Location: Haymarket

[First theatre opened 1720 as "Little Theatre in the Hay" on an adjoining site. Demolished ca. 1820.]

Present theatre built 1821 by John Nash. 1847-1853 various alterations. 1871 redecoration by G. Somers Clarke. 1880 major auditorium rebuilding by C. J. Phipps. 1905 interior rebuilding by C. Stanley Peach with S. D. Adshead. 1994 interior restauration and stage alterations by John Rowe-Parr. 888 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Henrik Ibsen: Baumeister Solness (7 Dec 1892)
  • Henrik Ibsen: Lille Eyolf (3 Dec 1894)
  • Oscar Wilde: A Woman of no Importance (19 Apr 1893)
  • Henrik Ibsen: Når vi døde Vågner (16 Dec 1899)
  • W. Somerset Maugham: The Circle (1921)

Links, Wikipedia, Theatres Trust

[London: Haymarket Theatre Royal] Front Text: "Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London", inscription: "Theatre Royal Haymarket"
Publisher: E. F. A. London Theatre Series; No. 1004
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from London to Dessau (Germany), 1908

[London: Haymarket Theatre Roya]l Front Text: "Telephone Whitehall 9832" inscription: "Theatre Royal Haymarket"
Type: Blank Back (probably not intended for postal use)
Size: Classic
Not sent.

For another picture of this theatre, see London: "The Theatres of London".

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