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Your search for "All theatres beginning with 'P'" has found 18 theatres.

Palace Theatre Manchester

The Palace Theatre of Varieties opened on Whit Monday 1891 and had cost its owners the then colossal sum of £40,500. The seating capacity at the time was 3,675 and ticket prices ranged from 6d in the balcony to 4/- in the stalls. All the great names from the Music Hall era appeared in the following two decades including Marie Lloyd, Harry Lauder, Little Tich, Lillie Langtry, Vesta Tilley and Charlie Chaplin.

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Palace Theatre Newark

1920s-era building for comedy, drama, musicals and community shows, mostly for one night only.

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Palace Theatre, London

The Palace Theatre was originally built by impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte as The Royal English Opera House in 1891, but was soon renamed as The Palace Theatre of Varieties. In 1912, it was the venue for the first Royal (and only true ‘command') Variety Performance.Throughout the 20th Century the theatre became a popular venue for musicals and revues including Gay Divorce in which Fred Astaire gave his last stage performance before going to Hollywood. The Palace hosted the original London productions of The Sound of Music and Jesus Christ Superstar which played for eight years....

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Park and Dare Theatre

The Park & Dare, this truly inspiring and commanding building dominates the skyline of Treorchy. Its construction in 1913 was funded by the mine workers of the local Park and Dare Collieries and its programme of amazing events include music (rock, jazz, blues and world music), cinema, dance, musicals, alternative nights and community events. [image: RCT Theatres]

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Park Theatre

Park Theatre is the brainchild of Artistic Director, Jez Bond, and Creative Director, Melli Bond, who – following a six year London-wide search for a building – discovered a vacant office block next to Finsbury Park station in 2010. Garnering support from the theatre community at large – including luminaries such as Ian McKellen and Alan Rickman, the press and, importantly, local residents – they set out to raise the necessary funds to convert the tired concrete building into a thriving new theatre and beacon for the community. At a cost of just £2.6 million, the building, designed...

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Pavilion Arts Centre

The Pavilion Arts Centre is our new second theatre, opened in September 2010, housed in what was formerly the Paxton Suite of the Pavilion Gardens complex, behind the Opera House. The Pavilion Arts Centre has two auditoria: a 360-seat Main Room and 93-seat Studio Theatre. Each of the auditoria has its own entrance (both on St John's Road), and the Main Room also has its own box office, which is open for Main Room shows only from one hour before each performance. The Main Room also has its own, brand-new, spacious bar. The Main Room has 78 seats in the stalls, 140 on a tiered...

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Peacock Theatre

The Peacock Theatre is a theatre in the City of Westminster, located in Portugal Street, near Aldwych.

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Perth Concert Hall

Horsecross Arts is the creative organisation set up in 2005 to run Perth Concert Hall and to refresh and reposition Perth Theatre, Scotland’s oldest repertory theatre company. Two wonderful, contrasting venues - the historic Edwardian theatre with its classic proscenium arch and the state of the art concert hall with some of the finest acoustics in Europe. Their multi award-winning team has earned a reputation for adventurous programming, unique commissions, critically acclaimed performances by world-class artists and inspirational community activities.

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Phoenix Theatre

The Phoenix Theatre opened in 1930 with the premiere of Noel Coward's Private Lives featuring Coward himself in the cast, along with Gertrude Lawrence, Adrienne Allen and a young Laurence Olivier. Coward formed a strong association with The Phoenix returning with Gertrude Lawrence as his co-star in 1936 with the programme of the one-act play Tonight at 8.30. He returned again in 1952 with Quadrille, which opened only a few days after the death of Gertie Lawrence, and Coward wrote how difficult it was to sit through that first night in what he and Gertie had always referred to...

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Piccadilly Theatre

At its grand opening in April 1928, the Piccadilly Theatre was one of the largest theatres to be built in London - as its souvenir brochure claimed, 'If all the bricks used in the building were laid in a straight line, they would stretch from London to Paris'. The opening production starred one of the most acclaimed actresses of the period, Miss Evelyn Laye.

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Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool

The Liverpool Playhouse, along with it's sister theatre the Liverpool Everyman, are two distinct theatres, almost a mile apart, which together make up a single artistic force. For over ten years we have been driven by our passion for theatre, our love of our city and our unswerving belief that theatre at its best can transform lives. While our two buildings could hardly be more different, they are united by our commitment to brilliant, humane, forward-thinking theatre that responds to its time and place. Our mission is to reflect the aspirations and concerns of our audiences,...

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Playhouse Theatre, London

The theatre was initiated in 1882 by Sefton Parry, a speculative theatre builder, who bought the site hoping it would have to be purchased from him by the South Eastern & Chatham Railway Company, whose terminus was alongside. The Royal Avenue Theatre opened on 11 March 1882 with a revival of Offenbach's Madam Favart. The prefix Royal was soon dropped from the theatre's name, but comic operas, burlesques and the like remained the staple fare for several years. For much of this time, Arthur Roberts, a popular star of the music halls, led the company at the Avenue.

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Polka Theatre

Polka is one of the few theatres in the UK dedicated exclusively to children. Based in Wimbledon since 1979, Polka creates world-class theatre to entertain and inspire young audiences. Over 90,000 children visit Polka every year to experience engaging, fun and exciting theatre, often for the first time. We strive to spark the imagination, stir the emotions and fuel a sense of discovery in all children. There’s always space at Polka to play, laugh, discover and create. Our welcoming theatre is home to a friendly café, playground, garden and a fun-filled foyer with toys,...

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Pomegranate Theatre

The Pomegranate Theatre is a beautiful Grade II-listed Victorian 546-seat proscenium arch theatre based in the town centre of Chesterfield. The Pomegranate Theatre presents a programme of professional touring drama, music, dance, and a very popular star studded pantomime. In addition, the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, presents Pomegranate Screenings - an ongoing programme of latest films and satellite broadcasts using state of the art cinema equipment. The Pomegranate Theatre is also hired by local amateur groups who stage their own performances.

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Preston Guild Hall and Charter Theatre

In October 2014, the ownership of Preston Guild Hall was transferred from Preston City Council to the Rigby Group of companies, under the directorship of local private entrepreneur Simon Rigby. It is an exciting new chapter in Preston’s entertainment scene and there are ambitious plans in place to elevate the complex back to its previous former glory. In addition to the programming and event developments to re-establish the 738 seater Charter Theatre and 2034 seater Grand Hall, Simon and his team have already started to invest heavily in the wider complex. The arcade has...

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Prince Edward Theatre

1929: The Emporium draper's shop was demolished and work began on a new theatre, designed by Edward Stone and built by Griggs and Son, with an art deco auditorium by Marc Henri and Laverdet decorated in warm shades of fuchsia and gold.

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Prince Of Wales Theatre

1884: The first hit production at the original Prince of Wales Theatre, initially known as Prince's Theatre, designed by architect C W Phipps was a comic opera called Dorothy that starred the redoubtable Marie Tempest. Dorothy became the longest-running musical theatre production at that time.

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Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre is located on Torquay’s stunning seafront with exquisite views showing off Torbay’s scenic beauty. The Princess Theatre first opened its doors on Wednesday 7 June 1961. Top of the bill on the opening night were the late, great Tommy Cooper and the legendary Morecombe & Wise. In 1963 The Beatles appeared live on stage singing the then newly released single “She Loves You” causing some hysteria in the town! The Princess Theatre is South Devon’s largest theatre with a seating capacity of 1,491. The theatre is a touring house which means that the shows that...

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