The structure of Her Majesty’s Theatre dates back to 1897. The magnificent historic theatre is running the houseful shows of Phantom of the Opera since 1986. The original building of Her Majesty’s theatre made its debut on the site in Haymarket from 1705 to 1789 has become Grade II listed building since the 1970s.
During its long history, theatre has undergone varied names such as Queen’s Theatre, King’s Theatre in accordance with the monarch of the era. On the site, the second theatre appeared from 1791 to 1867, whereas third one from 1868 to 1896. Due to technological advancements, the new and final structure of the theatre was constructed in the year 1897.
Year 1897 marked its debut, whereas architect Charles J Phipps designed the theatre. All over the twentieth century, some of the finest musicals and dramatic art productions have been hosted at the theatre. The current building of Her Majesty’s Theatre has witnessed some of the outstanding performances of top most stars, directors and playwrights.
Year 1986 marked the debut of one of the most famous shows in the West End, The Phantom of the Opera. The award winning world-renowned musical by Andrew Lloyd Webbers is a fabulous spectacular musical. The blockbuster msuical adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s novel features some of the brilliant stars, great performances and gripping saga.
During the 18th century, some of the classic plays were played, whereas 20th and 21st centuries witnessed some great musicals. This was followed by some wonderful operas, comedies and dramas. Currently, the award winning musical is all set to make its grand entry into its 30th year in the West End. The Andrew Lloyd Webber’s multi-award winning musical is a complete audio visual treat for theatre lovers.
The show is set against the backdrop of gothic Paris Opera House, where gorgeous soprano Christine Daae is enticed by the Phantom’s voice. The show features some of the chartbusting musical score which includes ‘The Music of the Night’, ‘All I Ask of You’ and of course the infamous title track, The Phantom of the Opera.