City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
On this site until 1957 stood
the re-sited Gaiety Theatre which
continued the tradition set by its
predecessor for musical comedies,
and famed during the 1890’s for the
delightful Gaiety Girls and their
Stage Door Johnniesbn Theatreland
( inscribed around the perimeter )
Theatreland – Heart of the Performing Arts in London
A Joint Venture by the City of Westminster and the Society of West End Theatre
( lower plaque )
stood the Gaiety Theatre
built in 1903 for
Impressario George Edwards
The theatre opened
with the performance of
‘The Orchid’ and until it
was closed in 1939 remained
the home of musical comedy
and one of London’s most
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
Location. 51° 30.708′ N, 0° 7.127′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 336 Strand, City of Westminster, England WC2R 1HA, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ivor Novello (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wellington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lyceum (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Young (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Fountain Tavern (about 180 meters away); Bush House (about 180 meters away); Palace of the Savoy (about 210 meters away); Foundation Stone (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
Also see . . . Gaiety Theatre, London on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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