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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Palace Theatre

Theatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London

 
 
Palace Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
1. Palace Theatre Marker
Inscription. Built for Richard D'Oyly Carte in 1891 by T E Collcutt and known as the 'Royal English Opera House', the theatre was renamed 'The Palace of Theatre Varieties' in 1892. In 1911 it became the Palace Theatre and is famous for being the home of London's longest running musicals.
 
Erected by City of Westminster, Society of West End Theatre.
 
Location. 51° 30.795′ N, 0° 7.763′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road, on the right when traveling south on Shaftesbury Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England W1D 5AY, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Three Greyhounds (within shouting distance of this marker); John Logie Baird (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (about 150 meters away); John Dryden (about 150 meters away); Dr. John Snow (about 180 meters away); William Nicholson (about 180 meters away); The Dog and Duck (about 180 meters away); The Admiral Duncan Pub (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .
Palace Theatre and Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2018
2. Palace Theatre and Marker - Wide View
The marker is just visible here, mounted to the wall of the theatre, below the "H".

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened here in June 2016.

 Palace Theatre, London (Wikipedia). "The Palace Theatre is a West End theatre in the City of Westminster in London. Its red-brick facade dominates the west side of Cambridge Circus behind a small plaza near the intersection of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road. The Palace Theatre seats 1,400." (Submitted on March 26, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
<i>Palace Theatre</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1912
3. Palace Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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