Adelphi Theatre: around two hundred years of entertainment
This theatre is ranked as the fifth oldest stage house in London's fabled West End, enjoys a location on the prominent Strand promenade and over its history, the Adelphi Theatre has hosted hundreds of comedies and musical productions, entertaining thousands of spectators for well over two centuries. Adelphi Theatre tickets are ready now to buy or to sell via StubHub.
A short act featuring the Adelphi Theatre
Adelphi Theatre came to life as the 'Sans Pareil' in 1806 as a venture between John Scott and his theatre manager cum playwright daughter, and it would take three years for them to build a company that would enable them to produce their own work. The daughter, Jane Scott, was a prolific playwright whose dozens of dramatic productions from comic operettas and farces to pantomimes kept the company busy and when she finally retired in 1819, the venue was reopened as the Adelphi Theatre. From this point on, the stage house made a name for itself with adaptations of novels by Dickens, which continued until the theatre was demolished. 'The 'New Adelphi' would take its place in 1858, ushering in an era of comedy with such talents as John Lawrence Toole and comic operas such as 'Cox and Box' in a plush 1,500 seat theatre set to rival other West End theatrical houses such as The Harold Pinter Theatre, Criterion Theatre and Theatre Royal Haymarket. Adelphi Theatre tickets are available now for purchase or for sale via StubHub.
Continue the rich legacy of Adelphi Theatre
The New Adelphi would give way to the Century Theatre in 1901, continuing the reputation it had acquired featuring musicals and comedies that would continue despite further renovations through the decades of the 20th century and into the new millennium. In 1997, Adelphi wrote its name into the record books and lore of West End theatres when it opened 'Chicago the Musical', which ran continuously for six and a half years. Other major productions to feature at the Adelphi over the last couple of decades include 'Evita' and 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat' by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the musical adaptation of the Whitney Houston film 'The Bodyguard'. Spectators and theatre fans are accustomed to the quality of entertainment provided by Adelphi Theatre in its capacity as a receiving house since it stopped producing its own projects long ago, and it successfully continues the rich legacy created over two hundred years ago. Adelphi Theatre is located at The Strand in Central London and is easily accessible via tube, railway, bus or taxi, so reserve your Adelphi Theatre tickets as soon as they are available for purchase or sale via StubHub.
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