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Lyric Theatre London
The Lyric Theatre is a popular West End Theatre positioned on Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster! C J Phipps designed the popular London theatre which built by Henry Leslie. He constructed the theatre with the profits he earned from the success of Alfred Cellier and B. C. Stephenson’s blockbuster Dorothy. .
Lyric Theatre London was the second theatre which was built on the stretch of Shaftesbury Avenue and is also regarded as the oldest in the street. In the year 1932-33, foyers and bars of the theatre were refurbished, whereas façade was restored in the year 1994. The current occupancy of the theatre is 967 on four levels. Interestingly, theatre uses its age old electric pump for the operation of iron curtain..
The early years of Lyric Theatre have witnessed most of the comic operas followed by light comedies, musicals and straight dramas. Currently, theatre has retained most of its original traits. For instance, the theatre was built behind an old 1767 house front. On September 1960, theatre was Grade II listed by English Heritage..
Some of the notable productions of the Lyric Theatre London are Dorothy, Doris and The Red Hussar, The Mountebanks, His Excellency, The Chocolate Soldier, The Girl in the Taxi, Lilac Time, The Street Singer, Beautiful and Damned, An Ideal Husband, Thriller Live and many more. The theatre is located at an accessible location and closest underground station is the Piccadilly Circus, just 250m. You can also commute via bus numbers 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159. .
The stunning London Westend Theatre, Lyric is located on Shaftesbury Avenue in the city of Westminster. Architect C J Phipps designed the theatre which was constructed by producer Henry Leslie from the profits of Dorothy, which was a spectacular production by Alfred Cellier and B C Stephenson. Lyric Theatre was the second theatre to be built on the Shaftesbury Avenue.
In the year 1932-33, the foyers and bars were refurbished, whereas the façade was restored in the year 1994. The current owner of the Lyric Theatre is Nimax Theatres with a occupancy of 967 on four levels. According to the original design, the seating capacity was 1306.
Interestingly, theatre still retains some of its old world charms such as electric pump for operating the iron curtain. On September 1960, English Heritage listed theatre in Grade II. During the early years of the theatre, most of the comic operas were staged followed by light comedies, musicals and straight dramas.
Some of the notable productions of the Lyric Theatre are Dorothy, Doris, The Mountebanks, His Excellency, The Sign of the Cross, Florodora, The Duchess of Dantzic, The Chocolate Soldier, The Girl in the Taxi, The Bird of Paradise, Hairspray, Eddie Izzard, Thriller Live and many more.
The award winning show, Thriller Live has four new songs and a revamped opening medley. There is no comparison between the old version and the new one, but both are equally stunning. With perfect compositions, the show is a must watch for avid lovers of Jackson. The show is a brilliant amalgamation of lively numbers and slower, sadder ballads etc. The new additions make the show bit lengthy, but they are enjoyable especially Rockin Robin.
Second half is quite better and enjoyable compare to the first part with memorable last twenty minutes, as you can enjoy brilliant song sequences like Billie Jean, Thriller, Bad and Smooth Criminal. The strongest aspect of Thriller Live is its choreography which is quite inventive and exhilarating. With traditional moves of Jackson, where are some of them are quite complex as well gravity defying, spell bind the audience. Thriller Live is a funfilled entertainment show which is technically excellent. The show is a must watch for the Jackson’s fans. So, get ready for some great time with award winning show, Thriller Live!