Lyceum Theatre

Static Information
London Stage Code Diane Howard Code Address in London
0405 476 Wellington Street, Strand
Theatre Names
Year Names
1794-1799 New Royal Circus
1809-1815 Theatre Royal, Lyceum
1765 The Lyceum
1810 Theatre Royal, English Opera House
N/A English Opera House
N/A Royal Lyceum Theatre

No reliable information exists for the Capacity and Cost of the Lyceum theatre.
Management at The Lyceum
Years Manager
1794 Dr. Samuel Arnold
1795 Handy
1795-1809 Various Entertainments, but little drama
1809-1830 Samuel James Arnold (Dr. Arnold's son)
1830 Burns down
1834-1841 Samuel James Arnold
1841-1843 Michael William Balfe
1843-1847 Mr and Mrs Keeley
1847-1855 Madame Vestris and Charles James
1856-1858 Covent Garden Actors used it while their theatre was being rebuilt
1858-1861 Edmond Falconer
1863-1867 Charles Fechter
1867-1871 E.T. Smith
1871-1878 Hezekiah Bateman
1878-1899 Henry Irving

The proceding data was found in the following sources: Mander and Mitchenson's Theatres of London 273; A.E. Wilson; Howard's Theatres and Music Halls #476

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