Theatreland Memorabilia

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Lyric Theatre

Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, London's West End. Opened in 1888

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? - May 1947 - ?The Winslow Boy
Author: Terence Rattigan.
Cast included: Agela Baddeley, Emlyn Williams (until May 1947)
Early May 1949The Power Of Darkness
Tolstoy. Adaptation: Peter Glenville
Cast included: Stewart Granger, Sonia Dresdel, Jean Simmons
Late May 1949Two Dozen Red Roses
Cast included: Evelyn Laye
? - September 1952 - ?The Little Hut
Author: Andre Roussin. Adaptation: Nancy Mitford.
? - June 1954 - ?Hippo Dancing
Author: Robert Morley
Cast included: Robert Morley, Zena Howard, Wilfrid Hyde White
26th December 1956 - December 1957 - ?Grab Me A Gondola
By: Julian More and James Gilbert
Cast included: Joan Heal and Denis Quilley
040757 Edition
~1958 - October 1960 (third year) - ?Irma La Douce
20th October 1964 - 21166 - ?Robert And Elizabeth
Book and Lyrics: Ronald Millar, Music: Ron Grainer
Cast included: Donal Wolfit, Jane Fyffe and Kevin Colson
21166 Edition
? - March 1967 - ?Cactus Flower
Author: Abe Burrows, based on play by Pierre Barillet and Jean Pierre Gredy
Cast included: Margaret Leighton and Tony Britton
? - March 1969 - ?Plaza Suite
Author: Neil Simon
Cast included: Rosemary Harris, Paul ROgers
? - January 1976 - ?The Bed Before Yesterday
Author: Ben Travers
? - January 1978 - ?Filumena
Author: Eduardo De Filippo. English Adaptation: Keith Waterhouse & Willis Hall. Director: Franco Zeffirelli. Designer: Raimonda Gaetani. Lighting: Joe Davis
Cast included: Joan Plowright, Colin Blakely, Patricia Hayes, Trevor Eve, David Graham, Christopher Guard, Jane Gurnett, Larry Lamb, Sharon Mughan, Larry Noble, Linda Polan
? - March 1982 - ?Arms And The Man
Cast included: Richard Briers, Peter Egan, Richard Pearson, Pat Heywood, Alice Krige
? - June 1983 - ?Blood Brothers
Author: Willy Russell
Cast included: Barbara Dickson
Wednesday 19th September 1984 (first performance) - ?Loot
Author: Joe Orton
The Theatre of Comedy Company
Saturday 31st August 1985 - ? (previews)
Tuesday 17th September 1985 - ?
Gigi
Book & Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner. Music: Frederick Loewe. Based on the story by Colette. Director: John Dexter. Design: Jocelyn Herbert. Lighting: Andy Phillips.
Cast included: Amanda Waring (Gigi), Beryl Reid, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Sian Phillips, Geoffrey Burridge.
? Oct 1991 - Oct 1992 - ?Five Guys Named Moe
Choreographer: Charles Augins
? - April 1997 - ?Marlene
Author: Pam Gems
Cast included: Siân Phillips
22nd September 1997 - ?Maddie
Stephen Sondheim
Late 1998An Ideal Husband
? - March 1999 - ?Animal Crackers
Royal Exchange Theatre production
? - December 1999 - ?Comic Potential
Author: Alan Ayckbourn
? - August 2000 - ?A Busy Day
Author: Fanny Burney
? - 4th November 2000Brief Encounter
Cast included: Jenny Seagrove, Christopher Cazenove
8th November 2000 - ?Long Day's Journey Into Night
Author: Eugene O'Neill
Cast included: Jessica Lange (Mary Tyrone)
? - November 2000 - ? (in rep)The Adventures Of Pinocchio
20th February 2003 - ?Dance Of Deat
Author: August Strindberg. Adaptation: Richard Greenberg. Director: Sean Mathias. Design: Robert Jones. Lighting: Jon Driscoll. Sound: Fergus O'Hare
Cast included: Ian McKellen, Frances De La Tour, Owen Teale
? - December 2004 - January 2005 - ?Festen
Rufus Norris
Cast included: Luke Mably (Christian), Jane Asher, Stephen Moore, Sam Cox, Rory Kinnear
2006
Transfer from Goodman Theatre, Chicago
Death Of A Salesman
Author: Arthu Miller
Cast included: Brian Dennehy, Claire Higgins, Douglas Henshall (Biff)
? - October 2014 - January 2016 - ?Thriller Live
26th November 2014 - ?Room On The Broom