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The Lyceum Theatre (pronounced ly-CEE-um) is a 2,100-seat West End theatre located in the City of Westminster, on Wellington Street, just off the Strand. The origins of the theatre date to 1765.

The Lyceum Theatre (pronounced ly-CEE-um) is a 2,100-seat West End theatre located in the City of Westminster, on Wellington Street, just off the Strand. Managed by Samuel Arnold, from 1794 to 1809 the building hosted a variety of entertainments including a circus produced by Philip Astley, a chapel, and the first London exhibition of waxworks displayed by Madame Tussaud. From 1816 to 1830, it served as The English Opera House

In 1878, Henry Irving took over as the Theatre Manager and appointed Mr Bram Stoker as his Business Manager. Go Behind The Scenes at the Lyceum Theatre

In 1878, Henry Irving took over as the Theatre Manager and appointed Mr Bram Stoker as his Business Manager. Bram Stocker is famous for writing ‘Dracula’ which was written within the walls of the Lyceum during 1897 and Irving provided real life inspiration for the character. In 1904, the theatre was re-built as it currently is by Bertie Crewe. Go Behind The Scenes at the Lyceum Theatre. Have you ever wondered what goes on backstage? The Lyceum Theatre has been home to Disney's The Lion King for 18 years and there are plenty of secrets to discover.

Ellen Terry, Lyecum Theatre. Artwork of Pamela Colman Smith.

What's on at the Lyceum Theatre in London. Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi-award winning musical The Lion King will redefine your expectations of the theatre. See Disney's The Lion King. Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music

From 1871 to 1902, Henry Irving appeared at the theatre in, especially, Shakespeare, usually starring .

From 1871 to 1902, Henry Irving appeared at the theatre in, especially, Shakespeare, usually starring opposite Ellen Terry. In 1904 the theatre was almost completely rebuilt and richly ornamented in Rococo style by Bertie Crewe, but it retained Beazley's façade and grand portico. It played mostly melodrama over the ensuing decades. The Lyceum was the last London theatre to continue the early practice of concluding pantomimes with a harlequinade, a free standing entertainment of slapstick clowning, juggling and tumbling.

The Lyceum Theatre is a 2,100-seat West End theatre located in the City of Westminster, on Wellington Street, just off the Strand. From 1871 to 1902, Henry Irving appeared at the theatre in, especially, Shakespeare, usually starring opposite Ellen Terry.

On 10 November 1892, actor-manager Henry Irving (1838–1905) opened his production of King Lear at the Lyceum Theatre in London, where it ran for 76 performances. This souvenir brochure collects together 13 plates of paintings depicting character portraits and scenes from the production. As we see from these images, Irving was heavily influenced by Ford Madox Brown’s painting Cordelia’s Portion (1875) in the characterisation, set design, costume, and the faded grandeur of the post-Roman setting of his production.

Born John Henry Brodribb in Somerset, he found fame after joining the company at London’s Lyceum Theatre in 1871

Born John Henry Brodribb in Somerset, he found fame after joining the company at London’s Lyceum Theatre in 1871. While living at number 15A, he triumphed in roles such as Hamlet and Shylock, and in 1878 he took over management of the Lyceum. Under Irving’s guidance, the theatre became famous worldwide.

Henry Irving at the L. .See a Problem? We’d love your help. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Henry Irving at the Lyceum. by. George R. Taylor.

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