Her Majesty’s Theatre

Her majesty theatre is now a day screening Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Phantom of the Opera’, successful. Its wonderful designs by Maria Bjornson achieve some of its spectacular effects.
Her Majesty’s was recognized in 1705 and previously it was used as opera house, since drama was banned by law. It also showcased various Mozart operas, as well as programs of ballet. The name was modified to the King’s Theatre when George I acceded in 1714, and lastly became Her Majesty’s when Elizabeth II came to the power.

In 1789, a serious fire was seen and all things were destroyed. Then it rebuilt in 1791. But in 1867, there was one more fire and this time the structure was shattered here and there. The drama organization run away to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and the ballet corporation transformed to the Old Vic and afterward, to Sadler’s Wells, earlier initially taking up home at the Royal Opera House as the regal Ballet.
In the meantime, Her Majesty Theatre was once more rebuilt with a four-tier hall and a large theater to permit for main glasses. The range sustained to be operatic until, in 1897, the structure was re-planned by Charles J Phipps for the grand actor-manager Henry Beerbohm Tree. He directed premiere of play by Shaw and Synge here and, though his method came to be seen as old-fashioned, his creation sustained to be well-liked. He also established the Royal Academy of theatrical painting at the theatre in 1904 previously it enthused to its present Gower Street building a year afterward.

The theatre is perfect as musical theatre which makes us enjoyable. It was also the place for a TV diversity series, ‘Live from Her Majesty’s’, which saw comedian Tommy Cooper die on stage exactly in 1986. The theatre’s interior is perfect to the setting of this beautiful saga and the imposing visuals remain the major cause to visit the Phantom of opera London show.


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